December 13, 2019
Mustafa Ansari is a UC Davis specialist in multiple sclerosis who also practices general neurology at the County of Sacramento Primary Care Center.
December 10, 2019
UC Davis School of Medicine Dean Allison Brashear and Nina F. Schor, deputy director at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, are working to save neurology and to reduce the gender gap in the medical specialty.
Employees invited to receive free hand-crafted items for loved ones with Alzheimer’s, Dec. 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
December 9, 2019
According to social worker Esther Lara, the gift of a blanket or shawl gives Alzheimer’s patients so much more than warmth. It has a comforting and soothing effect. Pick up an item to share.
December 6, 2019
Machine-learning approaches to detect abnormalities in blood vessels associated with dementia and liquid biopsy-guided strategies to define dementia across disease stages are two exciting areas funded prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
November 1, 2019
PBS TV station KVIE presented commemorative Regional Emmy Awards today to UC Davis Health for the documentary “Beyond the Ice Bucket Challenge – Battling ALS,” which featured physicians and patients of the UC Davis Multidisciplinary ALS Clinic.
September 26, 2019
Allison Brashear, UC Davis School of Medicine dean and world-renowned neurologist, discusses Rapid Onset Dystonia Parkinsonism (RDP) and Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood (AHC), both rare neurological disorders that she has been researching for more than a decade.
August 9, 2019
David Lubarsky and Oanh Le Meyer are working to raise awareness and develop a plan to manage the expected rise in Alzheimer’s disease as the population ages.
July 30, 2019
In its annual Best Hospitals rankings, U.S. News & World Report has once again ranked UC Davis Medical Center #1 in Sacramento.
July 12, 2019
Following the tragic death of Disney star Cameron Boyce from an epileptic seizure this week, many questions have arisen about seizures and epilepsy. UC Davis Health pediatric epileptologist Trishna Kantemneni shares what you need to know.
June 17, 2019
EXPLORER, the world's first total-body PET scanner, has been installed at UC Davis Health and will be ready for patient use this summer. Area media outlets got a sneak peek of the new technology on Monday.
Neurologist Michael Rogawski named a 2019 UC Davis Innovator of the Year for postpartum depression work
May 31, 2019
With collaborators at UC Davis, Rogawski developed a formulation that restores the blood level of an important hormone to levels found in late-stage pregnancy.
May 17, 2019
The UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center is stepping up its public health approach to understanding and treating dementia and Alzheimer's disease with the addition of faculty from the UC Davis Department of Public Health Sciences and their major grant-funded research projects.
May 17, 2019
Join renowned UC Davis Health Alzheimer's disease researcher and expert Charles DeCarli during a lecture on brain health and wellness.
May 15, 2019
Artificial intelligence tool, developed by UC Davis and UCSF scientists, can detect Alzheimer's disease markers in autopsied brain tissue.
May 9, 2019
UC Davis Health has joined a nationwide study — called the Brain Oxygen Optimization in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury trial, or BOOST3 — to identify the safest and most effective way to monitor and treat patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).
May 1, 2019
The UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center is working with Connected Horse, a nonprofit that introduces horses and equine activities to people with dementia and their caregivers. The hope is that the connection will support healing.
April 19, 2019
A UC Davis Health physician-scientist and his team researched and tested a new drug called Zulresso, which is the first to specifically treat postpartum depression.
Neurologic disease research at UC Davis contributes to first treatment specifically approved for postpartum depression
April 11, 2019
UC Davis neurology research contributes to first-ever drug approved for postpartum depression.
April 11, 2019
Frank Sharp, distinguished professor in the Department of Neurology, received the prestigious Thomas Willis Lecture Award from the American Heart Association for his work in stroke.
April 4, 2019
Can better fitness or diet help reduce the risk of diabetes and Alzheimer's disease in African Americans? New state grants will help get the answers.
March 6, 2019
The death of actor Luke Perry this week is a tragic reminder that stroke can affect anyone, anytime. While the risk of stroke increases with age, it can occur at any age. Vascular neurologist Kwan Ng provides tips for recognizing the signs of stroke, together with guidance for stroke prevention.
February 15, 2019
Tallie Baram, an internationally-recognized expert in pediatric neurology and neuroscience, will give the keynote address at this year’s North Pacific Child Neurology Colloquium on April 5 at the UC Davis Alumni Center.
January 29, 2019
UC Davis Health neuroscientists are among some of the best funded in the nation, according to data from the National Institutes of Health.
January 11, 2019
Annual Survey by Sacramento Magazine highlights expertise in primary and specialty care delivery.