March 1, 2021
A UC Davis Health team today announced the launch of the world’s first FDA-approved human clinical trial to treat the most serious form of spina bifida. The trial involves the use of stem cells, applied during a surgery before birth.
February 26, 2021
Vietnamese mini-medical school, an educational outreach effort by CTSC program and the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, is open for registration.
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.
UC Davis Health joins Mount Sinai, Cleveland Clinic and Northwestern in grant to implement and evaluate IBD Digital Therapeutics Toolkit within EHR
February 19, 2021
UC Davis Health has joined with several of the nation’s top health systems to help launch a NIH-sponsored initiative for an new digital therapeutics toolkit targeting inflammatory bowel disease.
January 28, 2021
In the search for potential COVID-19 treatments, UC Davis School of Medicine is recruiting participants for more than 12 clinical trials.
January 19, 2021
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.
January 14, 2021
A new study finds that young children in the foster care system demonstrated fewer behavior problems after participating in an innovative seven-week intervention. The program is called PC-CARE, and was pioneered at UC Davis CAARE Center.
January 14, 2021
A survey of Californians finds that exposure to violence has pervasive social and emotional impacts on people, especially when firearms are involved.
January 13, 2021
The New England Journal of Medicine published a peer-reviewed paper on the newly available Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. It includes clinical trial data collected from UC Davis Health, the only academic medical center on the West Coast to take part in the study.
January 11, 2021
UC Davis researchers developed and used an innovative sensor to track serotonin in the brains of mice during social interactions, fearful situations and sleep/wake conditions. Sensor can help in developing better neuropsychological drugs for depression and other conditions.
January 4, 2021
Study finds that people in California are more worried about violence during COVID-19 pandemic.