UC Davis Health System news https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Health System news UC Davis Health System news https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/welcome/themes/default/images/logo.gif https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/news UC Davis Health System news Be a part of Give Day! https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11954/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11954 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 20, 2017) - Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11954 Carole Gan 2017-04-20T00:00:00Z Second cancers deadlier in young patients https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11940/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11940 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 20, 2017) - Second cancers in children and adolescents and young adults (AYA) are far deadlier than they are in older adults and may partially account for the relatively poor outcomes of cancer patients ages 15-39 overall, a new study by UC Davis researchers has found. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11940 Dorsey Griffith 2017-04-20T00:00:00Z Groundbreaking event celebrates level I verification, vision for new UC Davis Children's Surgery Center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11945/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11945 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 19, 2017) - More than a hundred attendees had a sneak peek of the new UC Davis Children’s Surgery Center at this week's groundbreaking event and level I children’s surgery verification celebration. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11945 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-04-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis School of Nursing launches Family Caregiving Institute https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11941/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11941 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 18, 2017) - The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis launches a new Family Caregiving Institute, dedicated to the well-being of those who care for others, with a $5 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11941 Rebecca Badeaux 2017-04-18T00:00:00Z New research on treatment for pediatric bipolar disorder focus of UC Davis lecture https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11938/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11938 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 17, 2017) - While medication is a common treatment for adults who suffer from bipolar disorder, not much research has been done on this treatment in pediatric patients – until now. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11938 Sheri Chow 2017-04-17T00:00:00Z UC Davis School of Nursing hosts Community Conversation on health care, technology https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11936/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11936 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 14, 2017) - The fragmentation between the technology and health care worlds took center stage last night at a Community Conversation presented by the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis: “Why is my Smartphone Personalized, but my Health Care is Not?” Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11936 Rebecca Badeaux 2017-04-14T00:00:00Z UC Health receives Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11937/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11937 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 14, 2017) - Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11937 Carole Gan 2017-04-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health's Specialty Pharmacy accredited, recognized for highest level of comprehensive quality care https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11923/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11923 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 12, 2017) - Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11923 Carole Gan 2017-04-12T00:00:00Z Road safety event scheduled for Friday, April 21 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11823/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11823 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 11, 2017) - April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and UC Davis Health is hosting a Road Safety event on Friday, April 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held in the Education Building lobby, 4610 X Street, Sacramento. Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11823 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-04-11T00:00:00Z Improving outcomes for adults with autism spectrum disorder https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11918/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11918 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 7, 2017) - Adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will be the topic of the next Minds behind the MIND lecture on April 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th St. in Sacramento. The lecture is free and open to the public. Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11918 Dorsey Griffith 2017-04-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute observes Autism Awareness Month https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11913/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11913 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 5, 2017) - April is Autism Awareness Month, and the UC Davis MIND Institute has several events planned to help increase understanding of and provide resources to families affected by the disorder. All events will be held at the MIND Institute, 2825 50th St. in Sacramento. Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11913 Dorsey Griffith 2017-04-05T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center named a "Great Hospital in America" https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11911/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11911 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 4, 2017) - UC Davis Medical Center ranks among the 100 Great Hospitals in America 2017, a distinction by Becker's Hospital Review that recognizes excellence, leadership and innovation in the hospital and health-care industry. The Great Hospitals 2017 list appears online today. Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11911 Carole Gan 2017-04-04T00:00:00Z Finding signs of anxiety and autism early in infants with fragile X syndrome https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11906/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11906 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 4, 2017) - Anxiety and autism are often key features of children with fragile X syndrome, but are not always identified early in life when treatments may be most effective.  Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11906 Dorsey Griffith 2017-04-04T00:00:00Z Tips for preventing texting while driving https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11908/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11908 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 3, 2017) - April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and UC Davis Children’s Hospital is highlighting the dangers of texting while driving. Mon, 03 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11908 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-04-03T00:00:00Z Home sweet home: Formerly conjoined twins leave UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11900/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11900 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 29, 2017) - After a nearly there-week stay at UC Davis Children's Hospital, Erika and Eva Sandoval have returned to their Antelope home.  Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11900 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-29T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center named Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11902/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11902 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 29, 2017) - For the seventh year in a row, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation has named UC Davis Medical Center a “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.” Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11902 Carole Gan 2017-03-29T00:00:00Z Hitting cancer with high-intensity ultrasound and immunotherapy https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11898/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11898 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 23, 2017) - In a new study published today in JCI Insight, UC Davis researchers have shown that combining high-intensity focused ultrasound with two immunotherapies (a PD-1 checkpoint inhibitor and TLR9 agonist) can produce excellent response rates in mouse models of epithelial cancer. They also found that, for the combination to be effective, immunotherapies must come first. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11898 Dorsey Griffith 2017-03-23T00:00:00Z Children's Hospital's online newsletter published today https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11899/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11899 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 23, 2017) - The Pediatric Press, UC Davis Children's Hospital's online newsletter, has published its spring issue today. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11899 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-23T00:00:00Z Match Day 2017 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11894/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11894 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 22, 2017) - UC Davis School of Medicine’s festive Match Day ceremony in Sacramento provided medical students with delight and anticipation that many say is more significant than commencement. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11894 Charles Casey 2017-03-22T00:00:00Z Telemedicine Saves Patients Time, Money https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11887/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11887 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 21, 2017) - UC Davis patients avoided millions of miles of driving — and their associated financial and environmental costs — by getting their clinical care via videoconferencing, a new study by the UC Davis School of Medicine has found. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11887 Charles Casey 2017-03-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis music, pet and cuddle therapy programs featured in new KVIE documentary https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11890/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11890 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 21, 2017) - Three UC Davis programs are featured in a new documentary produced by KVIE that explores non-pharmacological approaches to helping people heal. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11890 Dorsey Griffith 2017-03-21T00:00:00Z Ads for low-testosterone treatments benefit sales but not necessarily health https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11889/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11889 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 21, 2017) - Direct-to-consumer advertising for drugs to treat testosterone deficiency — or “low T” — increases prescriptions to men for hormone-replacement therapies but may not improve their health, UC Davis physician Richard Kravitz said in an editorial published in the March 21 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11889 Karen Finney 2017-03-21T00:00:00Z TAVR program reaches a milestone https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11883/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11883 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 15, 2017) - The cardiologists, nurses and technicians of Sacramento’s first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) team celebrated a milestone on March 6. For five years, they have provided a minimally invasive treatment option to patients with aortic valve stenosis. Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11883 Karen Finney 2017-03-15T00:00:00Z Wild Bill's Tattoo-a-thon raises $18,500 for UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11882/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11882 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 15, 2017) - Wild Bill’s 16th annual Tattoo-a-thon raised $18,500 for UC Davis Children's Hospital. Thirty tattoo artists volunteered to work 16 hours during this year’s event on Feb. 25. All proceeds – including tips – were donated to UC Davis Children’s Hospital.  Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11882 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis researchers investigate adult blood-clotting drug for use in severely injured children https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11876/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11876 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 14, 2017) - UC Davis emergency medicine researchers have been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) to investigate the safety and efficacy of a drug known to stop bleeding in injured adults for use in cases of pediatric trauma. Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11876 Charles Casey 2017-03-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis ranks among nation's top medical schools https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11871/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11871 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 14, 2017) - U.S. News & World Report has ranked UC Davis School of Medicine among America's best medical schools for the quality of its educational programs in primary care and research. The annual listing appears today on the news magazine’s website and will be published in its guidebook, “America's Best Graduate Schools 2018.” Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11871 Carole Gan 2017-03-14T00:00:00Z U.S. News & World Report recognizes UC Davis School of Nursing as one of nation's top graduate schools https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11878/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11878 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 14, 2017) - U.S. News & World Report names the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis among the nation’s best for master’s-degree nursing programs in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools. Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11878 Rebecca Badeaux 2017-03-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis study finds disparities in clinical trial consent process https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11842/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11842 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 13, 2017) - Researchers at UC Davis and other institutions have found that clinicians in a multicenter pediatric trial failed to get consent from black and Hispanic parents at higher rates than white parents. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11842 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-13T00:00:00Z How H. pylori thrives in the highly acidic stomach https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11868/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11868 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 9, 2017) - An international team of reseachers led by Thomas Borén at Umeå University and including Jay Solnick, professor internal medicine at UC Davis, has discovered the tmechanism that gives the bacteria such staying-power and ability to cause chronic infection. Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11868 Carole Gan 2017-03-09T00:00:00Z Doctor kit toys and infant rattle drive hosted at Republic FC headquarters https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11867/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11867 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 8, 2017) - UC Davis Children's Hospital is accepting doctor kit toys and infant rattle donations now through Tuesday, March 14 at the Republic FC headquarters in Sacramento. Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11867 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-08T00:00:00Z Developing new collaborations and technologies https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11858/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11858 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 7, 2017) - With a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), UC Davis and Boston University will focus on establishing partnerships with industry, academe and government that lead to the development of innovative biophotonic technologies for use in medicine and other scientific disciplines. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11858 Carole Gan 2017-03-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center sponsors Concepts in Congenital Cardiac Care symposium https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11843/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11843 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 7, 2017) - The UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center will host its first Concepts in Congenital Cardiac Care symposium, a conference which will bring together medical experts and researchers, pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons, radiologists, sonographers and pediatric cardiac nurses to discuss the changing landscape of congenital cardiac care. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11843 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis joins national consortium to find regenerative treatments for dental and craniofacial tissues https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11863/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11863 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 7, 2017) - UC Davis will join other California research institutions in a three-year, $12 million effort to find regenerative treatments for dental, oral and craniofacial deformities and injuries. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11863 Dorsey Griffith 2017-03-07T00:00:00Z Doctors and patients often disagree on pain treatment goals https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11859/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11859 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 6, 2017) - Disagreements between doctors and patients over the priorities of pain treatment are common during primary care office visits, new research from UC Davis Health shows. Patients hope to reduce pain intensity and identify the cause, while physicians aim to improve physical function and reduce medication side effects, including dependency. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11859 Karen Finney 2017-03-06T00:00:00Z Cerebrospinal fluid shows promise as autism biomarker https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11841/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11841 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 6, 2017) - Researchers from the UC Davis MIND Institute, University of North Carolina (UNC) and other institutions have found that altered distribution of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in high-risk infants can predict whether they will develop autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The study appears today in the journal Biological Psychiatry. Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11841 Dorsey Griffith 2017-03-06T00:00:00Z UC Davis licenses novel compound that helps stem cells regenerate bone https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11857/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11857 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 3, 2017) - The University of California, Davis, has reached a licensing agreement with Regenerative Arthritis and Bone Medicine (RABOME) for a class of drugs developed at the university that hold potential for treating diseases associated with bone loss and inflammatory arthritis. Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11857 Charles Casey 2017-03-03T00:00:00Z How one gene can worsen the effect of a pregnant woman's illness on the fetal brain https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11851/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11851 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 2, 2017) - Professor and researcher Theo Palmer will speak about the relationship between maternal illness and autism genes in a free public lecture on March 8 at 4:30 p.m. at the UC Davis MIND Institute, 2825 50th Street in Sacramento. Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11851 Sheri Chow 2017-03-02T00:00:00Z Forum inspires women to take charge of their heart health https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11848/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11848 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 1, 2017) - The newest member of the UC Davis cardiothoracic surgery team — Paul Perry — was also the newest presenter at this year’s Women’s Heart Care Forum, an annual event designed to empower women to take charge of their heart health. Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11848 Karen Finney 2017-03-01T00:00:00Z MIND Institute grant aims to help schools and clinics treat children with autism https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11835/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11835 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 24, 2017) - Aubyn Stahmer, director of community-based treatment research at the UC Davis MIND Institute, has received a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study different ways to support training to providers who treat children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11835 Sheri Chow 2017-02-24T00:00:00Z First Tech Federal Credit Union donates $100,000 to UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11830/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11830 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 23, 2017) - First Tech Federal Credit Union presented a $100,000 donation to UC Davis Children’s Hospital on February 1, 2017, with the donation specifically benefiting the new Children’s Surgery Center, scheduled to open in 2018. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11830 Ryan D. Blanc 2017-02-23T00:00:00Z Research linking obesity to immune function and disease gets funding boost https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11829/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11829 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 23, 2017) - Researchers at UC Davis have received $3.2 million in federal funds to further investigate how obesity and inflammation affect the body’s immune system in fighting cancer. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11829 Dorsey Griffith 2017-02-23T00:00:00Z Reducing Diagnostic Errors focus of 2017 Highman Lecture at UC Davis https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11832/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11832 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 23, 2017) - Michael Laposata, a national expert on laboratory quality, including the better use of diagnostic tests and a focus on reducing errors, will deliver the 2017 Benjamin Highman Lecture on “Medical Errors: The Third Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.” The talk is Thursday, March 2, from 5 until 6 p.m. in the Education Building second floor auditorium, 4610 X Street, Sacramento. A reception follows in the lobby at 6 p.m. Register for the event on Eventbrite. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11832 Carole Gan 2017-02-23T00:00:00Z Surgeon publishes book on effective uses of skin flaps in complex reconstructions https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11828/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11828 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 23, 2017) - Professor Lee L.Q. Pu has published the first comprehensive text on the variety of ways that flaps — or patches of tissue taken from one part of the body to repair another — can be effectively used in reconstructive plastic surgery. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11828 Karen Finney 2017-02-23T00:00:00Z Eat pancakes, help sick children on March 6 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11814/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11814 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 22, 2017) - On Monday, March 6, pancake lovers can drive through, eat their fill of short-stack pancakes and make a donation to support sick and injured children at UC Davis Children's Hospital, in recognition of the International House of Pancakes' (IHOP) National Pancake Day. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11814 Ryan D. Blanc 2017-02-22T00:00:00Z Placenta provides time capsule for autism studies https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11821/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11821 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 21, 2017) - In two recent studies, researchers at UC Davis have shown that the placenta can provide critical information about early changes to the intra-uterine environment that may influence fetal development and ultimately, children’s brains. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11821 Dorsey Griffith 2017-02-21T00:00:00Z Adult ADHD topic of upcoming UC Davis MIND Institute lecture https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11818/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11818 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 16, 2017) - UC Davis MIND Institute researchers Julie Schweitzer, Murat Pakyurek and Faye Dixon will speak on “Living with ADHD as an Adult: Updates on Research, Diagnosis and Treatment” on Feb. 22 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the MIND Institute, 2825 50th St. in Sacramento. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11818 Sheri Chow 2017-02-16T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health Vice Chancellor and Dean Julie Freischlag, M.D., accepts new position as president and CEO of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11809/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11809 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 14, 2017) - Vice Chancellor of Human Health Sciences and School of Medicine Dean Julie Freischlag will depart UC Davis Health at the end of April to take a new job as president and chief executive officer at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11809 Michelle Silva 2017-02-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center to power portion of local facilities with 100 percent renewable energy https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11804/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11804 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 13, 2017) - UC Davis Medical Centerannounced today that it has signed a new agreement with SMUD to take steps toward fulfilling UC Davis’ commitment to become carbon neutral by 2025.  Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11804 Karen Finney 2017-02-13T00:00:00Z Language barriers may interfere with access to kidney transplantation https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11801/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11801 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 10, 2017) - Language barriers may hinder U.S. kidney transplant candidates’ access to kidney transplantation, according to a new study in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.  Led by a team from Cedars-Sinai, UCLA Health and UC Davis Health, the research suggests that patients who primarily speak a language other than English may face disparities that keep them from completing their kidney transplant evaluations and, ultimately, from receiving a transplant. Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11801 Karen Finney 2017-02-10T00:00:00Z Poverty and high neighborhood murder rates increase depression in older adults https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11798/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11798 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 9, 2017) - Older adults who live in poor and violent urban neighborhoods are at greater risk for depression, a study by researchers from UC Davis, the University of Minnesota and other institutions published Jan. 23 in the journal Health & Place has found. Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11798 Carole Gan 2017-02-09T00:00:00Z UC Davis leads the nation in kidney transplants https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11766/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11766 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 8, 2017) - UC Davis physicians gave lifesaving kidney transplants to more than 400 people in 2016, making it the highest-volume kidney transplant program in the nation. In addition to the growth, outcomes for UC Davis kidney transplant program patients have consistently exceeded the national average. Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11766 Karen Finney 2017-02-08T00:00:00Z Spirit Halloween Superstores donates $39,632 to UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11797/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11797 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 8, 2017) - UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department will continue to train individuals to become certified child life specialists at UC Davis Children's Hospital, thanks to this year’s donation by Spirit Halloween Superstores. Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11797 Ryan Blanc 2017-02-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis study finds mold, bacterial contaminants in medical marijuana samples https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11791/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11791 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 7, 2017) - UC Davis physician researchers have found that medical marijuana contains multiple bacterial and fungal pathogens that may cause serious and even fatal infections. They warn that smoking, vaping or inhaling aerosolized marijuana could pose a grave risk to patients, especially those with leukemia, lymphoma, AIDS or conditions requiring immune-suppressing therapies. Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11791 Carole Gan 2017-02-07T00:00:00Z Researchers from UC Davis School of Nursing and UC San Diego School of Medicine to study Kawasaki disease treatment options and experiences https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11779/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11779 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 2, 2017) - Researchers from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis and the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego received a $2.8 million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) for a three-year study on the effectiveness of two different therapies for children with Kawasaki disease, as well as the burdens of treatments on those children and their families. Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11779 Rebecca Badeaux 2017-02-02T00:00:00Z Raphael Bernier to speak on autism spectrum disorder at UC Davis MIND Institute lecture https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11777/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11777 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 2, 2017) - Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11777 Sheri Chow 2017-02-02T00:00:00Z