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January 23, 2016
Professor Dr. Maxwell Fung has been appointed to a second term on the American Board of Pathology's Test Development and Advisory Committee for Dermatopathology.  Dr. Fung has a joint appointment in Dermatology and Pathology, and is chief of the Dermatopathology service.

For the fifth year, our department hosted clinical lab scientist students from South Korea’s Jinju University for two weeks of experience in our clinical laboratories.

Our department raised over $3,027 for local charities through our annual silent auction and the new “Star light, Star Bright” program which honors valued colleagues and mentors.

January 9, 2016
On January 21, 2016, Professor Emeritus Dr. Gerald Kost will receive the Association of Clinical Chemistry’s Northern California Section’s 2016 Award for Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Chemistry through Science/Technology to recognize his outstanding work in point of care testing, including his recent international work with Ebola testing and disaster readiness.

Vice Chair of Research Dr. Yvonne Wan spoke on "Steatosis and Liver Regeneration" at China’s National Fatty Liver Meeting in December 2015.

December 18, 2015
Professor Dr. Hwai-Jong Cheng is the recipient of the Excellence in Advising Award (Faculty Advisor category) for Region 9 of the National Academic Advising Association for his many contributions to students and to the advising profession as a whole.

December 2, 2015
Professor Dr. Peter Barry is one of four UC Davis faculty members who are newly elected as Fellows of the American Academy for the Advancement of Science. Honored for his work developing a vaccine for cytomegalovirus, Dr. Barry is director of the Center for Comparative Medicine, and the core scientist (and former director) at the California National Primate Research Center.

November 19, 2015
Vice Chair of Strategic Technologies, Dr. Richard Levenson's newly published article in PLoS One has been featured in many on-line news stories including CNN, NBC News, Popular Science, Sacramento Bee.  His work shows that pigeons are a useful model that may explain how pathologists refine their cancer-identification skills over time, and what features help them make an accurate diagnosis.  http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0141357

 

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