Health

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.

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.