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A Quarter of Californian Adults Live in a Household With a Gun

December 05, 2019
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.

‘We need precision medicine to make the next great leap in care’

December 02, 2019
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.

Energy Leaders Spark Connections at UC Davis Workshop

November 25, 2019
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.

“Quarter at Aggie Square” Program Set to Begin at Sacramento Campus

November 20, 2019
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.

A Discussion of Gun Violence in California

November 20, 2019
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.

Standing Equine PET Scan Now Ready for Clinical Use on Racehorses in Training

November 19, 2019
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.

Groundbreaking Canine Cancer Vaccine Trial Underway at UC Davis

November 19, 2019
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.