June 19, 2019
A UC Davis study of nine emergency departments and urgent care centers in California and Colorado found educating physicians and patients about safe antibiotic use can cut overuse by one-third.
June 17, 2019
The dual degree -- M.D./Ph.D. -- at UC Davis School of Medicine is a unique pathway through medical school that enables students to bridge the worlds of medical research and patient care.
June 12, 2019
Research shows a new vaccine developed by UC Davis holds promise for slowing an infection that can have severe and even life-threatening impacts on some people and children.
Vaccine against cytomegalovirus slowed transmission in monkeys. Goal is to prevent disabilities in infants.
June 12, 2019
A CMV vaccine in infants and toddlers would help to prevent infections in pregnant women, reducing the chance that their babies become infected and develop disabilities. Research paves the way for further study and trials in people.
June 7, 2019
Walmart and Sam's Club are giving sick and injured kids at UC Davis Children's Hospital a chance at a "Happily Ever After" by raising money for Children's Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals during their month-long campaign.
June 5, 2019
Mario Capecchi, who was awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize for his pioneering work on the development of genetically engineered mice, will speak on June 14 at UC Davis' Sacramento campus.
June 5, 2019
American Medical Association grant will boost graduate medical education and connect resident physicians to communities in need of more providers
May 24, 2019
The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center has been awarded the National Clinical Trials Network - Lead Academic Participating Sites (LAPS) UG1 grant – the only center in California to do so.
May 23, 2019
New and more effective tests are needed to help predict heart attacks and other major cardiac events in patients with chest pain, the second most common reason for emergency department visits in the U.S.
May 21, 2019
Large federal grant will boost research into immunotherapy treatment for bladder cancer.
May 20, 2019
The new UC Davis Nonhuman Primate Testing Center for Evaluation of Somatic Cell Genome Editing Tools is designed to serve the nation’s research community by supporting studies that will advance therapies for human diseases through gene editing.
May 17, 2019
The UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center is stepping up its public health approach to understanding and treating dementia and Alzheimer's disease with the addition of faculty from the UC Davis Department of Public Health Sciences and their major grant-funded research projects.
May 15, 2019
Artificial itelligence tool, developed by UC Davis and UCSF scientists, can detect Alzhimer's disease markers in autopsied brain tissue.
May 14, 2019
Research led in part by UC Davis School of Medicine scientists may help in developing a cell-based therapy to fight potentially deadly staph infections.
May 1, 2019
The UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center is working with Connected Horse, a nonprofit that introduces horses and equine activities to people with dementia and their caregivers. The hope is that the connection will support healing.
May 1, 2019
Clinicians at UC Davis Medical Center have scanned more than 500 patients with a new ultra-high-resolution computed tomography (CT) scanner, the first health system in the U.S. to use the machine with patients.
April 19, 2019
UC Davis Health nephrologist Maryam Afkarian was a researcher on NASA’s study of physiological differences in identical twin astronauts — Scott Kelly, who traveled in space, and Mark Kelly, who remained on Earth.
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.
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.
April 9, 2019
Study shows how bacteria flip "bioelectrical switch," redirecting immune cells away from infection site to spread disease.
April 8, 2019
UC Davis study to assess sex-specific levels of heart muscle damage to guide emergency care for women nationwide
April 4, 2019
Can better fitness or diet help reduce the risk of diabetes and Alzheimer's disease in African Americans? New state grants will help get the answers.