UC Davis School of Medicine

A Publication of UC Davis School of Medicine

Volume 12 • No 3 • Winter 2015

They said it!


Unless governments take steps to regulate their economies, the invisible hand of the market will continue to promote obesity worldwide with disastrous consequences for future public health and economic productivity.

Roberto De Vogli

Herd immunity cuts down on the risk of infection among those who can’t get vaccinated, such as newborns. The elderly, pregnant women and those with compromised immune systems… also benefit.

Dean Blumberg

The staggering costs identified in this study should serve as a call to action. We need more funding for research to understand the causes of, and develop treatments for, ASD.

Leonard Abbeduto

The perception that almost all women will die of this disease is not correct.

Paul Knoepfler

As the number of professional athletes getting stem cell treatments continues to climb… I think the number of ordinary people is likely going to continue to climb, too.

Paul Knoepfler