A new study from the Violence Prevention Research Program finds that California’s Gun Violence Restraining Order law has been hampered by a lack of funding to support local implementation efforts, leading to inconsistent practices and confusion.
STARS, a school-based telehealth program serving children with physical disabilities living in rural Northern California, provides an experience and quality of care that is similar to in-person patient visits. It may also save an average of $100 per visit.
The National Institute on Aging is funding a UC Davis Health study designed to understand how early life health and behavior impact risk of cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
The UC Davis School of Medicine is partnering with drug developers and funding agencies to find and test potential therapies and vaccines to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Western Health Advantage gift establishes the first endowed professorship at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Health. The investment affirms the shared vision of healthy communities.
A UC Davis Health study suggests that unusual visual inspection of objects may precede the development of the social symptoms characteristic of autism syndrome disorder.
Martin Cadeiras, Javier E. López and Nipavan Chiamvimonvat are co-principal investigators for a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to take a precision medicine approach to evaluate patients with a poorly understood form of heart failure.
Veronica Ahumada joined UC Davis Health this year and brought her expertise in health informatics and human-robot interaction to the UC Davis Center for Health and Technology. She will be growing her research through two exciting grant-funded projects involving robots.
Luis G. Carvajal-Carmona, a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, has been selected as a fellow for the third cohort of the Presidential Leadership Academy by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.
In a Q&A, Pediatrician Nicole Glaser discusses the causes, symptoms and treatment of DKA in children with Type I diabetes.
UC Davis set a new record for external research funding, receiving $968 million in awards in the fiscal year 2020-21. The School of Medicine received the largest increase in funding, up 33% from the previous year.
For more than seven years, UC Davis Health experts Travis Tollefson and Christina Roth have partnered with UC Santa Cruz researchers to provide feedback and testing of SpokeIt, a UC Santa Cruz-developed game. SpokeIt provides a tool that incentivizes children to improve their speech.
UC Davis Health has chosen 60 people to participate in a clinical trial to determine if a Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot is necessary, safe and effective. The participants are among 225 who signed up more than a year ago for the clinical trial that led to the FDA Emergency Use Authorization of the Pfizer vaccine.
A new study suggests that eating food rich in saturated fat and choline increases metabolites that build plaques in the arteries. It also points to a possible drug that may block the negative effects of the high-fat diet.
New study by School of Medicine faculty members confirms the importance of pre-med Postbaccalaureate programs to better prepare medical school applicants. The programs are also known to increase diversity of applicants from underrepresented and disadvantaged backgrounds.
Firearm injuries are among the leading causes of death for children and adolescents in the U.S., but a new study finds two-thirds of firearm-owning adults in California who live with children do not store their guns safely, locked up and unloaded.
A UC Davis Health study published in JAMA found a 68% increase in overdose events and a doubling of mental health crises among patients who were on stable opioid therapy but saw their doses tapered.