The UC Davis Leukodystrophy Clinic is one of only 12 Children’s Hospital Leukodystrophy Care Network Certified Centers in the country. It serves pediatric patients with leukodystrophies, which are debilitating genetic, progressive disorders.
UC Davis has launched a first-of-its-kind study to look at aging and cognition in older Vietnamese Americans, many of whom survived the trauma of the Vietnam War. The research, led by Oanh Meyer, is funded with a $7.2 million National Institute on Aging grant.
Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias affect both the person with the disease and the family and friends who support them. This free half-day workshop will provide caregivers with information and resources to help them navigate the complex journey.
The MIND Institute’s David Hessl has been awarded a $431,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study a new app-based tool to measure ADHD symptoms and other behavioral challenges in individuals with neurodevelopmental conditions. The generosity of a MIND Institute patient’s family enabled him to develop the tool.
The UC Davis Comprehensive Stroke Center has received the 2021 Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for following guidelines known to improve outcomes and quality-of-life for stroke patients.
The UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center turns 30 this year. Although scientists still do not fully understand what causes Alzheimer’s disease, much has been learned during the past three decades about the complex factors that can lead to dementia.
A new multidisciplinary Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic at UC Davis Health provides care for patients with a wide variety of brain injuries – from mild concussions to more severe conditions like vertigo, seizures, memory and concentration problems and more.
UC Davis Department of Neurology Chair Amy Brooks-Kayal has received the prestigious Ambassador for Epilepsy Award. The International Bureau for Epilepsy and the International League Against Epilepsy recognized Brooks-Kayal and 11 others worldwide for outstanding contributions to the cause of epilepsy.
A study led by UC Davis toxicologist Pamela Lein found a link between traffic-related air pollution and an increased risk for age-related dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. More than 5 million Americans currently live with Alzheimer's disease.
The UC Davis Huntington’s Disease Clinic, one of the nation’s largest, is celebrating 20 consecutive years as a Level 1 Center of Excellence. The Huntington’s Disease Society of America awards the prestigious designation.
The Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Program at UC Davis Health has a new tool to treat patients receiving neuromodulation therapy for movement disorders. Abbott’s NeuroSphere Virtual Clinic is a first-of-its-kind remote patient care system. UC Davis Health is the first hospital in Northern California and among the first 10 in the United States to offer it to patients.
Discovering how infections during pregnancy can lead to psychiatric illness and developmental disorders in offspring years later is the subject of a $15.7 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to the Conte Center at the University of California, Davis.
Vietnamese mini-medical school, an educational outreach effort by CTSC program and the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, is open for registration.
Michael Rogawski has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the highest professional distinction given to academic inventors, for his inventions in drug discovery and development.