Surge in firearm purchasing during pandemic’s onset linked to higher rates of firearm violence in U.S.
July 6, 2020
A surge in firearm purchasing in the U.S. during the coronavirus pandemic – estimated to be over 2.1 million excess purchases – is linked to a significant increase in firearm violence, a study by UC Davis Violence Prevention Program suggests.
June 24, 2020
UC Davis MIND Institute researchers found an unexpected spectrum of mental illnesses in patients with a rare gene mutation. These patients had a “double hit” condition that combined features and symptoms of fragile X syndrome and premutation disorder, in addition to a range of psychiatric symptoms.
June 24, 2020
The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence at UC Davis recented awarded seed funding to three projects designed to improve mental health research in California and strengthen collaborations with community, regional and statewide partners.
June 23, 2020
UC Davis Health physicians defined the conditions of viral transmission from mother to baby during pregnancy and delivery.
June 22, 2020
UC Davis Health is testing a potential new birth control option that could lead to the first male hormonal birth control on the market.
June 18, 2020
The population-based study is one of the first to detail the early use of ERPOs in California. The policies help fill a gap in violence prevention efforts by allowing individuals to intervene when someone who is not prohibited from owning a firearm poses an immediate risk of violence to themselves or others.
June 15, 2020
Recipients of the UC Davis 2020 Chancellor’s Innovation Awards include four UC Davis Health researchers.
June 11, 2020
A $3.65 million grant from NIH to fund Meghan Miller’s study of autism and ADHD markers in babies.
Izumiya, Tuscano, and Siefkes receive grants to advance innovative solutions with commercial potential
June 10, 2020
Three UC Davis Health researchers will receive grants to advance research and innovations with commercial potential.
June 9, 2020
UC Davis Health researchers say there is promising news about a potential stem cell-related treatment for people with the progressive genetic disorder known as Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy (DMD).
June 8, 2020
The Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, Center for Health and Technology and the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence at UC Davis have collaborated to fund projects that explore the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health, breast cancer screening, NICU care, children with disabilities and post-surgery therapies.
May 28, 2020
Kids with autism may have a change in their symptom severity during childhood. Around 30% of them have less symptoms by age 6.
May 28, 2020
Can participating in virtual, online museum programs help people with chronic pain feel more socially connected? UC Davis Health is seeking volunteers to find out.
May 26, 2020
The Clinical and Translational Science Center is an unsung hero of both UC Davis's COVID-19 research and its ongoing clinical trials.
May 20, 2020
Can an antiviral compound found in shellfish be effective against the novel coronavirus? The Covid Catalyst Fund awarded a grant to conduct a rule-out study.
May 19, 2020
Symptoms of depression in young adults with autism were linked to less proactive cognitive control, a new UC Davis MIND Institute study has found.
May 15, 2020
Unique computer-assisted microscope offers non-invasive, real-time approach to assess blood vessels
May 14, 2020
Two UC Davis researchers receive $3 million grant to find an effective treatment for Angelman syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder.
May 12, 2020
UC Davis scientists provide senicapoc for COVID-19 clinical trial in Denmark.
May 11, 2020
New research from UC Davis Health policy experts shows that Medi-Cal patients in Yolo County have better access to primary care than patients in nearby counties. Primary care access was worse in Sacramento, San Joaquin and Solano counties.
May 5, 2020
The immune responses of a female mouse before pregnancy can predict how likely her offspring are to have behavioral deficits if the immune system is activated during pregnancy, according to researchers from the Center for Neuroscience at UC Davis. The findings, published in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, could help resolve what role serious infections during pregnancy play in the later development of conditions such as autism and schizophrenia in offspring.