Health

Guns and Public Health

August 04, 2019
Garen Wintemute, champion of the Violence Prevention Research Center Big Idea, is a leader in physician efforts to confront gun violence as a public health epidemic.

Making Medicine Personal

July 19, 2019
The Center of Precision Medicine at UC Davis seeks to better predict risk to health and responses to therapy by gathering and integrating complex and detailed information from multiple disciplines.

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.”

Brain Health is a Journey That Begins at Birth

July 01, 2019
Brain health is both a biological issue and a social one — and something that should be addressed across the lifespan, says the longtime leader of UC Davis Health’s NIH designated Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

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.