Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have found a link between traffic-related air pollution and an increased risk for changes in brain development relevant to neurodevelopmental disorders. Their study, based on rodent models, corroborates previous epidemiological evidence showing this association.
As part of the Public Impact Research Initiative, Public Scholarship and Engagement recently awarded grants to support the development of new research collaborations and to deepen, sustain, or evaluate existing collaborative research.
After steadily increasing its own coronavirus testing capacity, UC Davis Health is now collaborating with the state to quickly and significantly boost California’s testing capacity, as announced Saturday (April 4) by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Physician Stephany Sanchez, as associate program director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program and director of Transforming Education and Community Health for Medical Students, says her roles at UC Davis bridge everything she's passionate about in terms of underserved care.
Butte-Glenn Medical Society is working with UC Davis School of Medicine to establish psychiatry training locally—aiming for year-long rotations. This dovetails with an overarching residency program UC Davis recently launched for rural communities between Sacramento and Portland. Additionally, California Northstate University College of Medicine in Elk Grove has committed to partnering with BGMS.
Oanh Meyer is no stranger to Alzheimer’s disease. Her everyday life revolves around caring for those who suffer from the ailment. Through her research and her experience as a caregiver, Meyer found that many Vietnamese elders lack knowledge about Alzheimer’s and wait a long time before seeking help or diagnosis.
Schmidt is part of a group at UC Davis studying the effects of wildfires on pregnant women and their unborn children. The goal is to find out what chemicals these women and their unborn children were exposed to and what long-term effects they could have.