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SOMOR Newsletter 3.2 - January 2024

In this Issue:

  • New Research Space Advisory Committee
  • New funding award for School of Medicine Shared Equipment Purchases
  • Cultivating Team Science Award 2024
  • Recognition 
  • Impactful Publications
  • Get to know the School of Medicine Office of Research: Research Administration
  • Feature: Urologic Surgery Research

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SOMOR Extra - November 2023

In this Issue:

  • New Vice Chancellor for Research appointed
  • Melissa Bauman joins School of Medicine Office of Research as new associate dean for research infrastructure
  • UC Davis Brain-Computer Interface Research Program takes prize
  • Amy Brooks-Kayal receives international research honor
  • John Morrison elected president of Society for Neuroscience
  • Luis Godoy receives AAMC Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship
  • Neuroscientist Christina Kim receives NIH Director's New Innovator Award
  • Featured Research: Orthopaedic Surgery

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SOMOR Newsletter 3.1 - October 2023

In this Issue:

  • Extramural Funding Update
  • Recognition 
  • Impactful Publications
  • Get to know the School of Medicine Office of Research: Laboratory Health and Safety
  • Feature: Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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SOMOR Extra - August 2023

In this Issue:

  • Recognition
    • Fred Meyers
    • Scott Fishman
    • Diana Farmer
  • Updated links for UC Davis Profiles
  • Impactful Publications
    • “Adjuvant Everolimus after Surgery for Renal-Cell Carcinoma (EVEREST): A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomised, Phase 3 Trial.” The Lancet. Primo Lara.
    • “Spatial Decoding of Immune Cell Contribution to Fibroblastic Foci in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Ching-Hsien Chen, et al.
    • “A New Global Definition of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Katherine D. Wick.
  • Research Celebration 2023
  • Healthy Aging Month
  • Family and Community Medicine Research
  • Center for Health and Technology

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SOMOR Newsletter 2.4 - July 2023

In this Issue:

  • Tableau Dashboard Update
  • Reaching Across the Causeway Awardees
  • Recognition – Diana Farmer, Elysia Alvarez, Robert H. Fairclough, Vladimir Yarov-Yarovoy, Jie Zheng
  • Impactful Publication
    • “Digital Breast Tomosynthesis versus Digital Mammography Screening Performance on Successive Screening Rounds from the Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium.” Radiology. Diana Miglioretti.
  • Get to know the School of Medicine Office of Research: Research Operations
  • Feature: Neurosurgery Research

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SOMOR Extra - May 2023

In this Issue:

  • Cultivating Team Science Seed Grant Awardees
  • U.S. News & World Report School of Medicine Rankings
  • Recognition – Craig McDonald, Geoanna M. Bautista, Roy Ben-Shalom, Ye Chen-Izu, Sergey Stavisky, Andreas Baumler. 
  • Impactful Publication
    • “Bone Biomarkers and Subsequent Survival in Men with Hormone-sensitive Prostate Cancer: Results from the SWOG S1216 Phase 3 Trial of Androgen Deprivation Therapy with or Without Orteronel.” European Urology. Primo Lara, Mamta Parikh.
  • UC Davis Research Expo 2023
  • Feature: Arthritis Awareness Month

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SOMOR Newsletter 2.3 - April 2023

In this Issue:

  • Recognition
    • Helen Kales
    • Nicole Glaser
    • Jan Nolta
  • 2023 Research Expo
  • Get to know the School of Medicine Office of Research: Evaluation
  • Department of Surgery Research
  • Spine Center
  • Donate Life Month/UC Davis Body Donation Program

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SOMOR Extra - March 2023

In this Issue:

  • 2023 Blue Ridge Rankings
  • Recognition
    • Craig McDonald – Clinical Research Forum Top Ten Award
    • Kristen Aiemjoy – Global Affairs Award
    • Jennifer Lane and Michael Wilkes – Global Affairs Award
  • Impactful Publications
    • “SVDSS: structural variation discovery in hard-to-call genomic regions using sample-specific strings from accurate long reads.” Nature Methods. Fereydoun Hormozdiari
    • “Strategies and Best Practices to Improve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Among U.S. Graduate Medical Education Programs.” JAMA Open Network. Stephany Sanchez, et. al.
    • “Psychedelics promote neuroplasticity through the activation of intracellular 5-HT2A receptors.” Science. David Olson.
  • Featured Research: Department of Neurology
  • Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month
  • Spine Center Research
  • Research News: New research center and institute established

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SOMOR Newsletter 2.2 - January 2023

In this Issue:

  • Research Impact Report
  • UC Davis Health Patient Address Geocoding and ADI/HPI Health Indexes Available
  • Recognition
    • Diana Miglioretti
    • UC Davis School of Medicine researchers named as part of Top 1000 female researchers
      • Jacqueline N. Crawley
      • Randi Jenssen Hagerman
      • Sally J. Rogers
      • Irva Hertz-Piciotto
      • Nancy E. Lane
  • Impactful Publications
    • “Spatiotemporal Control of Vascular CaV1.2 by α1C S1928 Phosphorylation.” Circulation Research. Miguel Martín-Aragón Baudel, et al.
    • Rezafungin versus caspofungin for treatment of candidaemia and invasive candidiasis (ReSTORE): A multicentre, double-blind, double-dummy, randomised phase 3 trial.” The Lancet. George Thompson.
    • “Maldevelopment of the Immature Pulmonary Vasculature and Prolonged Patency of the Ductus Arteriosus – Association or Cause?” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Satyanarayana Lakshminrusimha
  • Get to know the School of Medicine Office of Research: Grants Facilitation
  • Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

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SOMOR Extra - November 2022

In this Issue:

  • School of Medicine Office of Research Celebration
  • School of Medicine finalist for AAMC Community Engagement Award
  • Recognition - Sergey Stavisky
  • Impactful Publication
    • “Treatment with a JAK1/2 inhibitor ameliorates murine autoimmune cholangitis induced by IFN overexpression.” Cellular & Molecular Immunology. Patrick Leung, Weici Zhang, William Ridgway, Aftab Ansari and M. Eric Gershwin.
  • Featured Center: UC Davis Eye Center
  • Feature: Diabetes Awareness Month

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SOMOR Newsletter 2.1 - October 2022

In this Issue:

  • School of Medicine Office of Research Celebration
  • Recognition – Ted Wun and Theresa Keegan
  • Get to know the School of Medicine Office of Research: Research Space Oversight
  • Impactful Publication
  • Feature: Women in Medicine Month
  • Featured Program: California Umbilical Cord Collection Program

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SOMOR Extra - August 2022

In this Issue:

  • UC Davis record-breaking extramural funding
  • CTSC and School of Medicine Office of Research have collated new research resources
  • UC Davis Profiles instructions
  • Impactful Publications
    • “The microbiome and gut homeostasis.” Science. Jee-Yon Lee, Renee Tsolis and Andreas Baumler
    • “Estimating typhoid incidence from community-based serosurveys: a multicohort study.” The Lancet. Kristin Aiemjoy.
  • Recognition
    • Cristina Olsen and Nicholas Kenyon
    • Kim E. Barrett
  • Featured Center: Center for Healthcare Policy and Research
  • Featured Program: Works in Progress, Department of Pediatrics mentorship program

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SOMOR Newsletter 1.4 - July 2022

In this Issue:

  • Get to know the School of Medicine Office of Research: Grants Facilitation Unit
  • Recognition:
    • Yvonne Wan
    • Jennifer Rosenthal, Kristin Hoffmann, Daniel Stein
    • Jan Nolta
    • Jonathon Ross
  •  Impactful Publications
    • "Proteomic biomarkers of progressive fibrosing interstitial lung disease: a multicentre cohort analysis.” The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. Willis Bowman
  • Editorial: Dobbs Decision
  • Feature: UC Davis Children's Hospital Cleft and Craniofacial Team

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SOMOR Extra - May 2022

In this Issue:

  • Long COVID Seed Grant Awardees
  • Cultivating Team Science Awardees
  • UC Davis to sunset Elsevier Pure for UC Davis Profiles
  • Recognition:
    • Alicia Agnoli – CRF Top Ten Awardee
    • Diana L. Farmer – Harrington Scholar-Innovator
    • Amy Brooks-Kayal - Andrew John Gabor, M.D., Ph.D. Presidential Chair
  • Featured Research Center: Cardiovascular Research Institute
  • Featured Program: CTSC Mentored Clinical Research Training Program
  • NSF Engines Funding Announcement

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SOMOR Newsletter 1.3 - April 2022

In this Issue:

  • Maintaining Mental Well-Being
  • School of Medicine US News and World Report rankings
  • SciVal information
  • Get to know the School of Medicine Office of Research: Safety Management Team
  • Recognition:
    • Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola
  • Impactful Publications
    • “The global burden of adolescent and young adult cancer in 2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019” The Lancet Oncology. Elysia Alvarez.
    • “A Possible Role for Anti-idiotype Antibodies in SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Vaccination.” NEJM. William J. Murphy.
    • “Repeated intravenous cardiosphere-derived cell therapy in late-stage Duchenne muscular dystrophy (HOPE-2): a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 2 trial.” The Lancet. Craig M. McDonald.
  • Feature: Resilient Spaces

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SOMOR Extra - February 2022

In this Issue:

  • School of Medicine Record Year of Funding
  • Recognition:
    • Lin Tian
    • Kent Lloyd
    • Satya Dandekar
    • Nathan Kuppermann
  • Impactful Publications
    • "Outcomes of SARS-CoV-2-Positive Youths Tested in Emergency Departments." JAMA Network Open. Nathan Kuppermann and Daniel Tancredi.
  • Early Investigator Updates
  • Long COVID Seed Grant Announcement

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Project PIs: Rachel Whitmer, Amparo Villablanca, Luis Carvajal-Carmona and Diana Miglioretti

SOMOR Newsletter 1.2 - January 2022

In this Issue:

  • School of Medicine Extramural Funding Update
  • Get to know the School of Medicine Office of Research: Evaluation
  • Impactful Publications
    • “Race and Ethnicity of Editorial Board Members and Editors as an Indicator of Structural Racism in Psychiatry and Neuroscience Journals.” JAMA Psychiatry. Ruth Shim.
    •  "Effect of Cisplatin and Gemcitabine With or Without Berzosertib in Patients With Advanced Urothelial Carcinoma.” JAMA Oncology. Primo Lara and Mamta Parikh.
  • Feature: Initiatives funded by Kruger v. Wyeth cy pres settlement.

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SOMOR Newsletter - 1.1 October 2021

In this Issue:

  • School of Medicine achieves new heights in extramural funding in 2021
  • Get to know the School of Medicine Office of Research: Research Operations
  • Climate Health and Equity Symposium 2021 review
  • Impactful Publications
    • “Paediatric surgery for congenital anomalies: the next frontier for global health.” The Lancet. Diana L. Farmer and Sarah Stokes.
    • “Association of Dose Tapering With Overdose or Mental Health Crisis Among Patients Prescribed Long-term Opioids.” JAMA. Alicia Agnoli, Guibo Xing, Daniel Tancredi, Elizabeth Magnan, Anthony Jerant, and Joshua Fenton.
    • “A Reality Check From the Fields—What’s Next?” JAMA. Sergio Gaxiola-Aguilar and Ana Gaxiola and M. Mora
  • Feature: Health Disparities Research at UC Davis School of Medicine

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