Health

Armed With Knowledge

July 01, 2019
The number of gun-related deaths per year in America is now at its highest point in the last 30 years. But in California, in that same time frame, the numbers have fallen by nearly 30 percent—due in no small part to the relentless efforts of Dr. Garen Wintemute.

Extending Care to Families Affected by Autism

July 01, 2019
With those challenges in mind, Len Abbeduto and other leaders at the MIND Institute – known as one of the world’s leading neurodevelopmental research, clinical, educational centers – are launching a new effort to pioneer a first-of-its-kind lifespan approach to autism.

The Unveiling of Carlo’s Calming Station at UC Davis

July 01, 2019
Carlo Sandoval's Make-A-Wish wish was to do something kind for kids with autism, so the UC Davis MIND Institute purchased a VECTA calming station, which will be officially known as “Carlo’s Calming Station.”

Resident Wins National Research Awards

June 25, 2019
Four residents from the UC Davis veterinary hospital recently took home research awards from the 2019 American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) annual conference.

Could Virtual Reality Be Used As Treatment For ADHD?

May 22, 2019
A new study has been carried out by researchers from UC Davies MIND Institute that's investigating the potential for virtual reality to help children with ADHD to cope in the non-virtual world.