In 2021, the UC Davis School of Medicine achieved a new record of National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funding with more than $194 million in grants. This is an increase of about $13 million over the previous year.
UC Davis School of Medicine Office of Research
The School of Medicine Office of Research (SOMOR) manages research awards and proposals, oversees laboratory safety and research space, provides researchers with guidance and support for grant submissions, and facilitates industry alliances and program evaluation.
The Research Operations unit facilitates research grant proposals, limited submissions, award nominations, Bridge Funding assessment and research data analytics.
The Grants Facilitation unit supports School of Medicine researchers in their grant writing, manuscript editing, and professional development.
The Industry Alliances unit directs industry partner agreements, advises on business and financial matters and supports entrepreneurial translation of discoveries from insight to innovation.
The Evaluation unit collaborates with programs to design evaluation plans with clear, measurable goals and optimal use of resources.
The Safety Management program sets standards for research safety management as well as individual laboratory safety programs and activities.
Research Space Oversight
The Research Space Oversight unit supervises all School of Medicine research space assessments, allocations, and recommendations.
School of Medicine breaks new record for NIH funding
UC Davis School of Medicine earns top ratings
UC Davis School of Medicine ranks in the top 10 in three areas according to a new national ranking. U.S. News & World Report placed the School of Medicine 3rd in diversity, 7th in family medicine and 8th for primary care.
About Aggie Square
Located on the UC Davis Sacramento Campus, Aggie Square will house business partners and community-based programs with UC Davis innovation and research to create a stronger and healthier shared community.
Amy R. Brooks-Kayal named Andrew John Gabor, M.D., Ph.D., Presidential Chair
Amy R. Brooks-Kayal, professor and chair of the Department of Neurology, was inducted as the inaugural holder of the Andrew John Gabor, M.D., Ph.D. Presidential Chair. The endowed position will support research in epilepsy and other seizure-related disorders.
UC Davis Health received 2022 Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award
In recognition of her remarkable work studying opioid dose tapering, Alicia Agnoli was honored with a 2022 Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award. The award recognizes groundbreaking achievements in clinical research from across the U.S.
UC Davis surgery chair named president of the American Surgical Association
Department of Surgery Chair Diana Farmer has been named president of the American Surgical Association. She is the first leader from UC Davis named to the position and only the third woman elected president in the organization's 142-year history.