In 2020, the UC Davis School of Medicine secured its highest-ever level of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding at more than $181 million, an increase of about $4.7 million compared to 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, promotes entrepreneurial initiatives, 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 scored a record year of NIH funding
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.
UC Davis schools of nursing and medicine receive high national rankings
The Betty Irene Moore School Nursing at UC Davis and UC Davis School of Medicine continue to achieve national prestige in U.S. News & World Report's 2022 graduate school rankings recently released. The School of Medicine was named No. 4 for its diversity and No. 9 in family medicine. It also maintained high rankings in primary care and research.
School of Medicine announces inaugural Cultivating Team Science awards
The School of Medicine announced the first awardees of its new Cultivating Team Science seed grant program to incentivize collaborative science. The awardees included Janine LaSalle, professor of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, and Stephen Henry, associate professor of Internal Medicine, General Medicine, Geriatrics and Bioethics.
UC Davis MIND Institute to host inaugural stem cell, gene therapy conference
This fall, the UC Davis MIND Institute will host a brand-new conference focused on the development of effective genetic and stem cell treatments for children with neurodevelopmental conditions such as autism, fragile X syndrome, Rett syndrome, Dravet syndrome, Angelman syndrome and others. The event will take place September 24-25.