September 17, 2019
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the Sept. 26 Science Cafe topic.
August 7, 2019
More than 300 people attended the MIND Summer Institute to learn about the latest in research, services and advocacy in neurodevelopmental disabilities.
June 6, 2019
Neurodiversity Summit brings experts, advocates together to discuss autism as a difference, not a disorder.
UC Davis neuroscientist awarded for pioneering work on schizophrenia, other serious mental illnesses
May 31, 2019
Cameron Carter awarded for pioneering work to understand the healthy brain and how processes go awry in serious mental disorders
May 16, 2019
Sally Rogers, a professor in the UC Davis Health Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the UC Davis MIND Institute, received the 2019 Hibbard Williams Extraordinary Achievement Award.
April 18, 2019
Parents, friends, special educators, medical professionals and self-advocates are encouraged to attend this event to learn more about UC Davis MIND Institute research and resources.
April 16, 2019
Pencils dropping, kids sneezing, clicking heels and other distractions can making classroom learning difficult for kids with ADHD or who are otherwise highly distractible. A new UC Davis study tests whether a virtual reality game exposing kids to these and other distractions can alleviate the problem and help them succeed.
April 15, 2019
Cognitive interventions may benefit children with fragile X and other intellectual disabilities.
April 12, 2019
A new show depicts an abusive relationship between a mother, who suffers from Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, and her daughter who appears to be constantly sick.
Neurologic disease research at UC Davis contributes to first treatment specifically approved for postpartum depression
April 11, 2019
UC Davis neurology research contributes to first-ever drug approved for postpartum depression.
March 28, 2019
Join us for a fascinating talk and Q&A with world-renowned geneticist, Huda Zoghbi, who discovered the gene that causes Rhett syndrome. Her extensive research has provided insights into other disorders such as autism and bipolar disorder.
February 4, 2019
Breakthrough research demonstrating that children with autism as young as 18 months can vastly improve their language, cognition and social skills with an early intervention developed by UC Davis Professor Sally Rogers has been replicated in a major new study.
January 29, 2019
UC Davis Health neuroscientists are among some of the best funded in the nation, according to data from the National Institutes of Health.
January 29, 2019
UC Davis research has found that changes in brain physiology when asleep and awake holds promise as a noninvasive approach to determine if people are getting enough sleep.
January 17, 2019
Researchers at MIND Institute at UC Davis and Rush University Medical Center have found that mavoglurant, an experimental drug known as an mGluR5 negative modulator, can positively modify a key characteristic behavior in individuals with fragile X syndrome (FXS).
January 11, 2019
Annual Survey by Sacramento Magazine highlights expertise in primary and specialty care delivery.
January 10, 2019
UC Davis Health Chief Wellness Officer Peter Yellowlees offers tips for self-care in the new year.
December 18, 2018
The recent Camp Fire destroyed much more than homes in Paradise, Calif. and the surrounding areas. In many cases, people lost their jobs, cars and communities. And as devastating as fires can be for adults, they can be especially traumatic for children. For those with special needs such as autism, coping with change and loss can be even more difficult.
December 10, 2018
Later-born siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at elevated risk for both disorders, a new study led by Meghan Miller, assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and at the UC Davis MIND Institute, has concluded. The findings appear today in JAMA Pediatrics.
December 5, 2018
Working with Sacramento County's underserved as a resident inspired a UC Davis Health doctor to continue providing care for low-income populations.
December 3, 2018
Five UC Davis Health researchers were named in the annual Highly Cited Researchers List.
December 3, 2018
Retail outlets using telehealth have unique advantages and opportunities for delivering convenient care to consumers but policies need to be well-designed, relevant and anticipate future applications of telehealth, UC Davis Health physicians say.
November 6, 2018
Helen C. Kales, a specialist in geriatric psychiatry, mood disorders and the neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia, has been selected as chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UC Davis School of Medicine and the Joe Tupin Endowed Chair in Psychiatry. Her appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2019 pending final review and approval according to University of California procedures.
November 5, 2018
Join us for a rare opportunity to hear MIND Institute faculty member Sally Ozonoff as the MIND Institute's Distinguished Lecturer on Nov. 14.
October 2, 2018
Megan Dennis of the UC Davis MIND Institute and Genome Center is the recipient of the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award to study genes unique to humans that may contribute to neurodevelopmental disorders including autism.