Office of Research

School of Medicine Office of Research

Supporting research at UC Davis School of

UC Davis School of Medicine Office of Research

The School of Medicine Office of Research 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.

Research Operations

Research Operations

The Research Operations unit facilitates research grant proposals, limited submissions, award nominations, Bridge Funding assessment and research data analytics.

Grants Facilitation

Grants Facilitation

The Grants Facilitation unit supports School of Medicine researchers in their grant writing, manuscript editing, and professional development.

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Research Administration

The Research Administration unit provides pre-award support to School of Medicine departments and centers, assistance with interpreting contracts, grants policies and general research administration support.



The Evaluation unit collaborates with programs to design evaluation plans with clear, measurable goals and optimal use of resources.

Safety Management

Safety Management

The Safety Management program sets standards for research safety management as well as individual laboratory safety programs and activities.

Research Space Oversight

Research Space Oversight

The Research Space Oversight unit supervises all School of Medicine research space assessments, allocations, and recommendations.

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School of Medicine Annual Research Impact Report

The School of Medicine Office of Research is pleased to provide our Annual Research Impact Report for fiscal year 2022-2023. This report provides a snapshot of just a few of the more than 500 principal investigators directing basic, translational and clinical research projects at UC Davis School of Medicine.

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Research funding ranks among nation's best

The UC Davis School of Medicine is among the nation's leading medical schools in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, according to the latest Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research ranking. The medical school broke its record of NIH funding with a total of more than $209 million, placing it 33rd nationally.

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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.

Aqqie Square

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.