Funded by a 2020 Public Impact Research Initiative grant, Dr. Marcella Gonsalves is working with a local food bank to understand volunteer retention issues, and using community-based to prepare students for life after college.
The 5-year award, almost $33 million, comes from NIH’s National Center for Advancing Translational Science (NCATS). It provides critical funding to CTSC to continue its essential services for the UC Davis research community.
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.
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.
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.