October 10, 2019
The UC Davis study is the first to identify nuanced patterns of gun ownership. Striking differences between the groups, suggests one-size-fits-all approaches to prevent firearm injuries and death may be less effective than those that consider these differences.
October 9, 2019
PG&E outage not affecting UC Davis Health
October 7, 2019
Research from scholars at the UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program and the University of California Firearm Violence Research Center published this week are informing the national dialogue on reducing injury and death from gun violence.
October 7, 2019
UC Davis Health researchers announced promising findings from interim results of HOPE-2 clinical trial for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
October 2, 2019
Heather Siefkes, assistant professor of pediatric critical care at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, was awarded National Institute of Child Health and Human Development grant to improve critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) early detection in newborns by establishing a threshold to blood flow levels.
October 1, 2019
UC Davis scientists win NIH award to develop a novel approach to using CRISPR to tackle colon cancer cells.
September 30, 2019
A UC Davis study of nearly 80,000 legal handgun owners in California finds that those with a prior DUI conviction have a greater risk of murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault and other serious violent crimes compared to those without DUI convictions.
September 23, 2019
A new web-based calculator helps middle-aged women predict their risks of experiencing heart attack, stroke, hip fracture, or breast, lung or colorectal cancer within 5, 10 or 15 years.
September 20, 2019
The California consortium, which includes UC Davis Health, just surpassed 23,000 core participants. Outreach efforts to roll out in Davis, Elk Grove and the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center this October.
September 19, 2019
Joshua Fenton, a UC Davis professor of family and community medicine, has received a $1.4 million, four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to test an approach to helping low-back pain patients understand when they do not need imaging tests that increase radiation exposure and provide no clinical benefit.
September 16, 2019
A gene therapy center and a perinatal origins of disparities center are part of a new $4 million initiative at UC Davis that is designed to address some of society's greatest challenges and needs.
Prestigious scholarship recognizes medical student's activism, UC Davis' leadership in reducing health inequities
September 13, 2019
No other school has more recipients of the Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarship than UC Davis.
September 3, 2019
Physician groups have pushed to reduce rates of medical imaging, but they continue to go up, raising concerns about potential harms to patients, UC Davis and other researchers have found.
August 28, 2019
A team of researchers developed an economic model to estimate the cost savings of general probiotic use in the U.S. by simulating a population representative of the national demographics. They found that savings to the health care payer and the economy could reach $1.4 billion a year in medical bills and lost productivity due to acute respiratory tract infections.
August 14, 2019
A team of researchers lead by Brittany Dugger of UC Davis Health has been awarded a major grant from the National Institute for Aging (NIA) to help define the neuropathology of Alzheimer's disease in individuals of Mexican, Cuban, Puerto Rican, and Dominican descent. The five-year grant will fund the first large-scale initiative to present a detailed description of brain manifestations of the Alzheimer's disease using artificial intelligence and machine learning.