The UC Firearm Violence Research Center (UCFC), the nation’s first research center of its kind, recently published three studies that take a closer look at the impact of firearm violence and potential prevention efforts. These studies are part of the first wave of state-funded firearm violence research in more than 20 years.
The Missing Pages, recently published by Stanford University Press, took Watenpaugh to the places the pages had traveled, from their creation in 1256 in present-day Turkey, to Armenia, Syria, Ellis Island, Massachusetts and Los Angeles.
In an attempt to update our understanding of gun ownership, a team of researchers led by Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz, from the University of California, Davis, decided to investigate the prevalence of firearms in California, the types and numbers of weapons people owned, and their reasons for having them.
UC Davis Health is a pioneer and early adopter in precision cancer care, and is now home to growing portfolios in both precision medicine research and education. The university’s Center for Precision Medicine will promote advances across the field, in subjects ranging from combat medicine to everyday nutrition.
UC Davis Facilities Energy & Engineering partnered with the Sustainable Campus, Sustainable Cities Big Idea to host the Global Campus Energy Manager’s Workshop on Oct. 22 – 24. More than 70 participants from around the world attended and shared ideas on energy efficient projects.
UC Davis has released new information about the progress of Aggie Square in Sacramento — including details about a new program set to begin next fall called “Quarter at Aggie Square.” Students pursuing this option will have the opportunity to earn one quarter’s worth of units on the Sacramento campus.
Garen Wintemute, one of the nation’s leading violence research experts, talks with Capitol Public Radio about gun violence in California. Wintemute is the UC Davis Big Idea champion for the Center for Violence Prevention.
The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, in collaboration with LONGMILE Veterinary Imaging, has completed the first phase of the validation of the MILE-PET, the first positron emission tomography (PET) scanner specifically designed to image the limbs of standing horses, using light sedation, eliminating the need for anesthesia.
One of the world’s top veterinary hospitals is testing out a new strategy to stop multiple types of cancer in dogs with a groundbreaking vaccine study. 800 dogs will be involved in a study at three institutions, including the University of California, Davis Veterinary Teaching Hospital involving an experimental cancer vaccine.