April 6, 2021
Down syndrome remains a strong risk factor for childhood leukemia, a new study led by UC Davis and UC San Francisco researchers has found.
March 30, 2021
Michelle Ko, assistant professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences, has been awarded a $2.3 million grant from the National Institute on Aging. She’ll examine whether exposure to community and structural violence at different points in life is associated with a decline in cognitive function or Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias among older African Americans.
February 23, 2021
In 2020, the UC Davis School of Medicine secured its highest-ever level of National Institutes of Health research funding at more than $181 million.
December 17, 2020
Wildfire smoke contains microbes, a fact that’s often ignored, but one that may have important health repercussions.
December 15, 2020
Valley fever exposure might be higher in certain agricultural tasks and types of crops, according to Prof. Stephen McCurdy’s research.
November 23, 2020
With COVID-19 surging at record rates, health leaders are frustrated with efforts to convince people not to gather for small events or holiday meals. Two experts explain the consequences of ignoring the warnings.
October 1, 2020
Four UC Davis research centers will partner with 10 community organizations to offer free COVID-19 testing for Central Valley farmworkers under a new federal grant
September 25, 2020
A team of UC Davis physicians, surgeons and public health specialists hoping to increase the use of recommended health screenings and vaccines are conducting a study to see if better planning in the doctor’s office can help.
August 31, 2020
UC Davis experts urge you to help stop another explosion of COVID-19 this Labor Day weekend – which could be a crossroads in the fight against the coronavirus – and they offer tips to stay safe.
African Americans with early-life cardiovascular disease risks have worse late-life cognitive function
July 30, 2020
Research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference shows that African Americans with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risks prior to or during mid-life tend to have worse cognition when they age than those with no CVD risks.
July 28, 2020
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.
July 15, 2020
COVID-19 cases have exploded and the majority are younger adults. Now there are new restrictions. But people can still have their lives – if they follow health recommendations and look after each other, says public health expert Brad Pollock.
June 11, 2020
A $3.65 million grant from NIH to fund Meghan Miller’s study of autism and ADHD markers in babies.
May 29, 2020
Scientists from the University of California, Davis are conducting a survey to learn about the impacts of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak that began early in 2020.
May 21, 2020
The sticky business of sugar-sweetened beverages will be the topic of an online panel discussion with California Assemblymember Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica, and an expert from the University of California, Davis, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 27.
May 19, 2020
School of Nursing Assistant Professor Katherine Kim is named a fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association.