School of Medicine

Collaborating across Communities

America has long experienced a shortage of health care workers in rural areas, but a collaboration between UC Davis and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is committed to addressing the issue by creating a pathway for future physicians.

Research for the Public Good

Professor Jonathan Eisen takes the complicated topics his lab works on — like the study of ecology, evolution and function of microbes and microbial communities — and makes them approachable and understandable to the general public.

Air Quality Impacts Early Brain Development

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.