UC President Michael Drake was at the UC Davis Health campus to help induct the new presidential chair in vitreoretinal science. The inaugural appointment of world-renowned physician Paul A. Sieving was held Sept. 17 with recognition of Neil and MJ Kelly and their generous donation that established the Kelly Presidential Chair in Vitreoretinal Science.
Leonard “Larry” Hjelmeland, professor emeritus of ophthalmology and former chair of the Department of Biological Chemistry, died in July from complications of diabetes. He was 73. The highly respected scientist contributed to national and international vision research.
Mark J. Mannis, professor and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology & Vision Science, has been named president-elect of the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (CAEPS).
Members of the UC Davis Health Public Affairs and Marketing Department are part teams that won two Northern California Area EMMY® Awards. The work included was coverage of surgery to separate conjoined twins and a collaboration with KVIE about vision loss.
Glenn Yiu, an associate professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, has been awarded a five-year, $3.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health National Eye Institute for a study on age-related macular degeneration, or AMD.
A novel approach to deliver gene therapy for retinal diseases eliminates the need for complex eye surgery and treats more damaged cells that existing methods, a team of UC Davis physicians and veterinary eye specialists has found.
U.S. News & World Report's rankings are out. UC Davis Medical Center is again the #1 hospital in Sacramento, and in the Top 10 in California -- distinctions it has earned for many years in a row.
A new UC Davis Eye Center study found that glasses engineered with spectral notch filters enhance color vision for those with the most common types of red-green color vision deficiency.
The new eye institute, slated for completion in 2022, expands outstanding patient care, inspired educational programs and innovative research to develop new treatments. RSVP to attend celebration.
National association pays tribute to resident alumnus Michael Schermer, a trailblazing advocate in the blindness field
Finding the genetic causes of eye diseases and developing fundamental approaches to repairing injured cells and tissues is a focus of research nationally and at UC Davis Health.