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Match Day 2015

Match Day delivers the future for UC Davis physicians-in-training

In a large event tent filled with excitement and anticipation, about 100 UC Davis School of Medicine students learned where they will be going for the next stage in their medical careers. READ MOREarrow

Researcher Tony Simon © UC Regents

Generous gift to MIND Institute's 22Q program

For Jennifer and Paul Quilkey, giving to the MIND Institute’s chromosome 22q11.2 deletion syndrome program was an easy choice to make. READ MOREarrow

Lung cancer surgery © UC Regents

UC Davis lung cancer surgery meets Twitter

UC Davis thoracic surgeon David Tom Cooke did what he has been trained to do on Thursday: successfully removed a cancerous tumor from a patient’s lung. READ MOREarrow

Photograph of Angela House while in the hospital © UC Regents

Leukemia patient charms Hollywood

It’s not every day that a Disney star personally sends a “virtual hug” to a patient, but that’s exactly what teen performer Olivia Holt did when she learned about UC Davis leukemia patient Angela House. READ MOREarrow

Julie Freischlag and husband  Phil Roethle

Leading by example

Vascular surgeon Julie Freischlag counts advancing philanthropy among her top priorities as the new head of UC Davis Health System – and how better to lead than by example. READ MOREarrow

Allen Gao and fellow researcher © UC Regents

All in a day's work

As most late-stage prostate cancer patients know, androgens stimulate prostate cancer cells to grow. READ MOREarrow

Medical student sutures bear for patient © UC Regents

Build-A Bear bonding

UC Davis Children’s Hospital patients received new cuddly friends, when Build-A-Bear Workshop hosted an event in the pediatric playroom this month. READ MOREarrow

Photograph of dragon dance © iStockphoto

Asian-American women and cervical cancer

A lot of Asian-American women don’t think about getting tested for cervical cancer and don’t think that they need it. But the statistics show that they couldn’t be more wrong. READ MOREarrow

Robin Hansen and Temple Grandin © UC Regents

Warm, witty and wise: Temple Grandin visits UC Davis MIND Institute

In a wide-ranging question-and-answer session at the UC Davis MIND Institute Temple Grandin, undoubtedly one of the world’s most famous people with autism, discussed the iconic story of how she emerged from a childhood as a person with low-functioning autism to become one of the world’s best-known livestock management experts. READ MOREarrow

Blood pressure check © UC Regents

UC Davis unites to battle heart disease

We painted our university red last Friday (Feb. 6), from south to north to west on the Davis campus, and all the way east on the Sacramento campus. READ MOREarrow