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 Bullying, la vulnerabilidad de los niños con discapacidades será el tema de la próxima charla de Minds Behind the MIND https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11558/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11558 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 21, 2016) - Este mes se retoman las charlas de Minds Behind the MIND 2016-2017 con un taller en español para familias y educadores denominado “Ingredientes para una sociedad basada en relaciones saludables: ¿Cómo identificamos, manejamos y enseñamos a hablar de emociones cuando hay una discapacidad?” Alazne Aizpitarte y Aritz Aranbarri, académicas con posdoctorado del MIND Institute, presentarán esta charla gratuita el sábado 29 de octubre desde las 9 a.m. a la 1:30 p.m. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11558 Dorsey Griffith 2016-10-21T00:00:00Z Bullying, vulnerability of children with disabilities the topic of upcoming Minds Behind the MIND lecture https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11557/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11557 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 21, 2016) - The 2016-2017 Minds Behind the MIND lecture series resumes this month with a Spanish-speaking workshop for families and educators entitled “Ingredients for a healthy relationship-based society: How do we identify, talk about and manage emotions in the context of a disability?” Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11557 Dorsey Griffith 2016-10-21T00:00:00Z New grants help UC Davis researchers home in on Angelman syndrome treatment https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11552/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11552 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 20, 2016) - Two UC Davis researchers have received grants totaling $1.6 million to advance their work to find an effective treatment for Angelman syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that causes seizures and sleep disturbances and inhibits language development. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11552 Dorsey Griffith 2016-10-20T00:00:00Z Sexual pain in women after cancer is common, and too often ignored https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11550/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11550 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 20, 2016) - Painful sex in women after cancer treatment is relatively common, often treatable and needs to be addressed by medical providers, a UC Davis oncologist and researcher suggests. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11550 Dorsey Griffith 2016-10-20T00:00:00Z UC Davis surgeon honored for international humanitarian efforts https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11548/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11548 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 19, 2016) - J. Nilas Young, chief of cardiothoracic surgery at UC Davis, has received a 2016 American College of Surgeons/Pfizer International Volunteerism Award for his work in developing heart surgery programs in Russia and South America. Young received the award, the highest honor for fellows of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) who provide volunteer care to medically underserved populations, on Oct. 18 at the ACS Clinical Congress in Washington, D.C. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11548 Karen Finney 2016-10-19T00:00:00Z Neu5Gc in red meat and organs may pose a significant health hazard https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11551/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11551 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 19, 2016) - Neu5Gc, a non-human sialic acid sugar molecule common in red meat that increases the risk of tumor formation in humans, is also prevalent in pig organs, with concentrations increasing as the organs are cooked, a study by researchers from the UC Davis School of Medicine and Xiamen University School of Medicine has found. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11551 Carole Gan 2016-10-19T00:00:00Z Expert on Mental Function in Aging Elected to National Academy of Medicine https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11546/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11546 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 18, 2016) - John Morrison, professor of neurology at the University of California, Davis, and director of the California National Primate Research Center, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the world’s most prestigious scientific bodies. Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11546 Dorsey Griffith 2016-10-18T00:00:00Z Workshop set for young adults with cancer https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11542/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11542 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 18, 2016) - Young adults dealing with the effects of cancer are invited to attend Pushing Past Cancer, a free day of education and motivation, on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the UC Davis Sacramento campus. The event is open to cancer patients ages 18-40, their support persons and medical professionals. Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11542 Dorsey Griffith 2016-10-18T00:00:00Z UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center to host Caregivers Workshop https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11541/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11541 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 17, 2016) - When a family member or loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, caregivers are thrust into a new world of responsibility, often without training or experience. It’s important for caregivers to learn to navigate their new world and become familiar with housing options, community resources and common behaviors. Mon, 17 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11541 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-10-17T00:00:00Z Diagnostic symposium on renal and transplant pathology, Oct. 21 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11544/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11544 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 14, 2016) - This year’s free Diagnostic Symposium, sponsored by the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, features insights into common diagnostic dilemmas in renal and transplant pathology by UC San Francisco and UC Davis specialists beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21 in the Medical Education Building, Room 2222. Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11544 Carole Gan 2016-10-14T00:00:00Z NIH Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program Expands in California https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11535/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11535 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 13, 2016) - The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has named the California Precision Medicine Consortium as a regional medical center group in the national network of health care provider organizations that will implement the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program. Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11535 Dorsey Griffith 2016-10-13T00:00:00Z Brain foods and cognitive health the topic of upcoming community discovery lecture https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11533/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11533 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 12, 2016) - While aging is inevitable, most people want to maintain their brain power including memory, reading comprehension and cognitive skills. But like most organs in the body, by the mid-40s brains suffer a measureable decline, which can affect memory and reasoning, and many people develop age-related brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11533 Dorsey Griffith 2016-10-12T00:00:00Z DeLemos recognized as a National Magnet Nurse of the Year https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11531/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11531 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 11, 2016) - Christi DeLemos, a nurse practitioner in the UC Davis Department of Neurological Surgery, has been recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with a 2016 National Magnet Nurse of the Year award. Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11531 Karen Finney 2016-10-11T00:00:00Z Hibbard Williams' enduring legacy https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11526/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11526 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 10, 2016) - In death as in life, former UC Davis School of Medicine Dean Hibbard E. Williams’ commitment to mentoring and advancing the career of the next generation of medical leaders lives on. Williams, who passed away at home on July 26 at age 83, will be honored by friends and colleagues — past and present — at a special Celebration of Life in Davis on Oct. 15. Mon, 10 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11526 Karen Finney 2016-10-10T00:00:00Z Russo honored as Elks alum of the year https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11523/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11523 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 10, 2016) - Rachel Russo, a resident in the UC Davis Department of Surgery, has been selected as the 2016 Elks National Foundation Scholarship Programs Alum of the Year for her commitment to community service and inspiring others. Mon, 10 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11523 Karen Finney 2016-10-10T00:00:00Z Shaikh accepted into California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) Health Care Leadership Program https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11520/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11520 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 6, 2016) - Ulfat Shaikh, professor of pediatrics and director of healthcare quality at UC Davis School of Medicine, was accepted as a member of Cohort 16 of the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) Health Care Leadership Program.  Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11520 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-10-06T00:00:00Z Preserving the power of antibiotics https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11518/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11518 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 6, 2016) - Of the 10 million prescriptions for antibiotics that emergency department physicians in the U.S. write each year, many are prescribed for known viral infections such as acute bronchitis and upper respiratory infections, which do not respond to antibiotics. A one-year study at UC Davis Medical Center funded with a grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing and preserve the microbe-fighting power of antibiotics.   Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11518 Carole Gan 2016-10-06T00:00:00Z Vascular center celebrates 10 years of accomplishments https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11517/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11517 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 5, 2016) - The UC Davis Vascular Center celebrated its 10th anniversary Sept. 29 with an event to recognize the surgeons, physicians, nurses, imaging specialists, vascular technologists and clinic staff who provide comprehensive care for patients with blood vessel disease. Wed, 05 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11517 Karen Finney 2016-10-05T00:00:00Z 30-day hospital readmission is a poor measure of quality https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11514/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11514 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 4, 2016) - The 30-day window for hospital readmissions — used by the federal government to penalize hospitals believed to provide lower-quality care because patients return to the hospital following discharge — should be reduced to a week or less to more accurately measure factors within a hospital’s control, new research from UC Davis has found. Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11514 Karen Finney 2016-10-04T00:00:00Z Cancer Care Network symposium focuses on precision medicine and end-of-life options https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11515/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11515 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 4, 2016) - More than 80 people attended the 4th annual Cancer Care Network Symposium Saturday at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center auditorium to explore key topics in cancer care, including the new End of Life Option Act.  Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11515 Dorsey Griffith 2016-10-04T00:00:00Z UC Davis surgeons enroll the first patient in an acute spinal cord injury study https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11511/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11511 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 3, 2016) - Neurosurgeons at UC Davis Health System have enrolled the first patient in a study that will determine if a new investigational treatment can safely and effectively improve motor function following acute traumatic cervical spinal cord injury. Mon, 03 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11511 Karen Finney 2016-10-03T00:00:00Z Nutrition and early development the topic of MIND Institute's next distinguished lecture https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11510/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11510 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 3, 2016) - An understanding of the effect of nutrients on brain structure and cognitive development in infants and children has advanced maternal and infant nutrition over the past two decades. Mon, 03 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11510 Dorsey Griffith 2016-10-03T00:00:00Z Ronald McDonald House Northern California launches caring cart at UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11471/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11471 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 3, 2016) - Ronald McDonald House Northern California will launch its caring cart at UC Davis Children’s Hospital this week.  Mon, 03 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11471 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-10-03T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital launches Patient Stories blog https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11498/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11498 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 3, 2016) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital this week launched its Patient Stories blog. These stories highlight the care and support provided by the Children's Hospital team, as shared by pediatric patients, their families and staff. Mon, 03 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11498 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-10-03T00:00:00Z Nancy Lane honored by national organization https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11506/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11506 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 30, 2016) - Nancy Lane, endowed professor of medicine, rheumatology and aging, and director of the UC Davis Center for Musculoskeletal Health, has been honored by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) with its 2016 inaugural Steven M. Krane Award for her clinical research focused on osteoporosis and bone biology in patients with rheumatic diseases. Fri, 30 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11506 Charles Casey 2016-09-30T00:00:00Z Breastfeeding saves mothers' lives, too https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11492/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11492 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 28, 2016) - Breastfeeding as recommended — for a total of one year and exclusively for six months — could protect moms as well as their babies from premature death and serious diseases and save more than $4.3 billion in health care and related costs, according to a new study published online in Maternal & Child Nutrition. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11492 Karen Finney 2016-09-28T00:00:00Z Funding moves UC Davis scholars' research closer to the patient bedside https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11490/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11490 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 27, 2016) - Preventing skin scarring with red light-emitting diodes and using small molecules in the breath to detect infections are just two of several innovative projects developed at UC Davis Health System that are moving closer to becoming new treatments and tools for improving patient care, thanks to the mentored research programs of the UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) and the Emergency Medicine K12 program.  Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11490 Carole Gan 2016-09-27T00:00:00Z Emily Love Invitational softball tournament is Oct. 22 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11474/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11474 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 27, 2016) - The public is invited to batter up for a great cause at the fourth annual Emily Love Invitational softball tournament. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11474 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-09-27T00:00:00Z Scholarship recipient to advance the use of a patient engagement app for chest-surgery patients https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11487/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11487 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 26, 2016) - Connor Dean Grant, an undergraduate student in the UC Davis College of Biological Sciences, has been selected to receive the 2016 UC Davis Section of General Thoracic Surgery/Core Mobile Inc. Patient Engagement Scholarship. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11487 Karen Finney 2016-09-26T00:00:00Z UC Davis joins large-scale effort to identify environmental influences on child health https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11489/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11489 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 26, 2016) - UC Davis will receive $3.9 million from the National Institutes of Health to join the first phase of a seven-year initiative called Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes, or ECHO. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11489 Karen Finney 2016-09-26T00:00:00Z Neurosurgeons on the football sidelines https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11488/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11488 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 26, 2016) - UC Davis’ first home football game on Sept. 10 featured a unique member of an on-field medical team: neurosurgeon Kia Shahlaie. While sports medicine or orthopaedics specialists are often on college football sidelines, UC Davis is the only university in its conference to include brain experts, too. This is the second season the university has provided this level of medical care for its team. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11488 Karen Finney 2016-09-26T00:00:00Z Alzheimer's Disease Center grant renewed https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11486/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11486 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 23, 2016) - The UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center, which investigates cognitive aging and dementia, has received renewed funding of $6.9 million from the National Institute on Aging (NIA). Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11486 Karen Finney 2016-09-23T00:00:00Z Lam obtains major federal grants https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11485/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11485 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 23, 2016) - Kit Lam, professor and chair of the UC Davis Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, has received two major cancer research grants totaling more than $3 million. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11485 Dorsey Griffith 2016-09-23T00:00:00Z Denise Park lecture canceled for Sept. 22 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11478/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11478 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 22, 2016) - The UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center Community Engagement lecture featuring Denise Park of the University of Texas has been canceled for this evening, Thursday, Sept. 22, at 6 p.m., at the UC Davis MIND Institute. Dr. Park's lecture will be rescheduled in the future. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11478 Karen Finney 2016-09-22T00:00:00Z Kit Lam appointed to NCI Board of Scientific Counselors https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11470/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11470 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 20, 2016) - Kit Lam, professor and chair of the UC Davis Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, has been appointed to the National Cancer Institute’s Basic Science Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC). Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11470 Dorsey Griffith 2016-09-20T00:00:00Z Spirit Halloween gives back to UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11417/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11417 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 20, 2016) - Spirit Halloween Superstores won't have tricks, but they will be giving plenty of treats to UC Davis Children's Hospital this Halloween season. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11417 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-09-20T00:00:00Z Interfaith symposium on Resilience Through Connectivity, Oct. 19 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11473/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11473 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 20, 2016) - The Department of Chaplaincy Services and Education at UC Davis Medical Center is hosting an interfaith symposium on Resilience Through Connectivity on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at the UC Davis Comprehensive Center Cancer Center Auditorium, 4501 X Street in Sacramento from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11473 Carole Gan 2016-09-20T00:00:00Z National spotlight shines once again on UC Davis for use of technology to improve the health of Californians https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11472/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11472 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 20, 2016) - HIMSS Analytics, the research arm of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, will present UC Davis with a special Commitment to Health IT Award at a Sept. 26 event at UC Davis Medical Center. The presentation will be held in conjunction with National Health IT Week, which runs from Sept. 26-30. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11472 Mark De Anda 2016-09-20T00:00:00Z Hinton receives NIA grant to help Alzheimer's caregivers in Vietnam https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11453/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11453 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 16, 2016) - Ladson Hinton, a UC Davis specialist in geriatric psychiatry, has received a two-year, $370,000 grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to adapt an Alzheimer’s caregivers program for use in Vietnam. Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11453 Karen Finney 2016-09-16T00:00:00Z Gut pathogens thrive on body's tissue-repair mechanism https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11464/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11464 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 16, 2016) - Why do some foodborne bacteria make us sick? A paper published Sept. 16 in the journal Science has found that pathogens in the intestinal tract cause harm because they benefit from immune system responses designed to repair the very damage to the intestinal lining caused by the bacteria in the first place. Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11464 Carole Gan 2016-09-16T00:00:00Z Essential mouse genes could guide human precision medicine https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11460/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11460 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 14, 2016) - About one-third of 1,751 genes studied in the first comprehensive survey of the mouse genome are essential to life, according to research by an international collaboration including the University of California, Davis, Mouse Biology Program. Mutations of these genes cause death at the embryo stage. Many of them have counterparts in the human genome, so understanding why these genes are so vital could help prioritize human genes for study. Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11460 Karen Finney 2016-09-14T00:00:00Z NIH renews knockout mouse project https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11457/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11457 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 12, 2016) - The University of California, Davis, has been awarded $29,290,259 from the National Institutes of Health under the next five-year phase of the Knockout Mouse Project. UC Davis is the lead organization in a consortium involving research partners at The Center for Phenogenomics in Toronto, Canada, the Childrens’ Hospital Oakland Research Institute and Charles River Laboratories in Wilmington, Mass. Mon, 12 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11457 Karen Finney 2016-09-12T00:00:00Z Voices of patients and oncologists must be heard, study shows https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11452/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11452 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 9, 2016) - Training oncologists and their patients to have high-quality discussions improves communication, but troubling gaps still exist between the two groups, according to a new study in JAMA Oncology. Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11452 Karen Finney 2016-09-09T00:00:00Z Women in Medicine and Health Sciences Program wins prestigious national award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11449/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11449 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 9, 2016) - UC Davis Health System’s Women in Medicine and Health Sciences Program, led by Amparo Villablanca, has been awarded the Group on Women in Medicine and Science Leadership Award by the Association of American Medical Colleges. Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11449 Mark De Anda 2016-09-09T00:00:00Z Cancer Center oral therapy adherence program wins Innovative Pharmacy Practice Award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11445/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11445 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 7, 2016) - The cancer center's pharmacist-driven oral anti-cancer medication adherence program, led by Iris C. Zhao, has earned the 2016 California Society of Health System Pharmacist’s (CSHP) Innovative Pharmacy Practice Award. Wed, 07 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11445 Mark De Anda 2016-09-07T00:00:00Z Autism therapy the topic of MIND Institute's first distinguished lecture this season https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11444/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11444 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 7, 2016) - The road to treating children with autism is still being paved, and while scientific, regulatory and other obstacles may slow progress, families and researchers alike are determined to forge ahead. Wed, 07 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11444 Dorsey Griffith 2016-09-07T00:00:00Z Wooden miniatures assist hospital stay at UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11423/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11423 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 6, 2016) - When children are scheduled to have a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computerized axial tomography (CT) scan, it can be a scary procedure. But thanks to the miniature wooden MRI and CT models, donated by the Sacramento Area Woodworkers, children are now able to play using these wooden toy models and familiarize themselves with what will happen during these procedures. Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11423 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-09-06T00:00:00Z Cognitive function tests reliable for people with intellectual disabilities, UC Davis research shows https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11437/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11437 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 6, 2016) - Researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute have found that a battery of tests appears to have strong potential for measuring cognitive changes over time for people with intellectual disabilities. The work could open new doors to research into whether drugs and specialized educational programs or treatments can improve function in people with Down syndrome, fragile X syndrome and other causes of intellectual disabilities. Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11437 Dorsey Griffith 2016-09-06T00:00:00Z UC Davis K12 scholars funded for cancer research https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11436/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11436 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 6, 2016) - The National Cancer Institute has again funded the K12 Paul Calabresi Clinical Oncology Training Grant to promote and sustain the development of young cancer scientists from diverse fields and from laboratories and clinics across both UC Davis campuses. Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11436 Dorsey Griffith 2016-09-06T00:00:00Z Gender-inclusive restroom facilities now available on UC Davis Sacramento campus https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11441/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11441 (September 6, 2016) - Nearly sixty gender-inclusive, single-stall restrooms for use by persons of all gender identities and expressions are now available on the UC Davis Health System’s Sacramento campus as of August 2016. Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11441 Carole Gan 2016-09-06T00:00:00Z Sept. 7: Attend a free seminar on 'Exercise at Every Age' https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11433/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11433 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 2, 2016) - Just like financial planning, there are things that can be done now to to protect your health in the future. UC Davis Sports Medicine experts are hosting a free seminar on daily exercise and lifestyle changes that can be easily done during your 40s, 50s and 60s to remain vibrant, active and independent in your 70s and beyond. Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11433 Karen Finney 2016-09-02T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital verified as Level I Children's Surgery Center by American College of Surgeons https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11391/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11391 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 2, 2016) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital has become the first hospital on the West Coast, and only the fourth in the nation, to earn verification as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The designation from the ACS Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program focuses on the nation’s first and only multi-specialty standards of surgical care for pediatric patients. Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11391 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-09-02T00:00:00Z Kizer to chair national committee on housing, health and homelessness https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11432/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11432 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 2, 2016) - Kenneth W. Kizer, director of the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement, has been selected to chair a national committee on housing, health and homelessness. Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11432 Carole Gan 2016-09-02T00:00:00Z UC Davis launches comprehensive reflux clinic https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11431/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11431 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 1, 2016) - UC Davis is launching what is thought to be the state’s first all-in-one clinic for the treatment of acid reflux disease and related conditions. Thu, 01 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11431 Charles Casey 2016-09-01T00:00:00Z Entravision Radiothon raises more than $221,000 for Children's Miracle Network at UC Davis https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11429/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11429 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 31, 2016) - Entravision and Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis announced that more than $221,000 was raised for UC Davis Children’s Hospital during its 72-hour Radiothon this month. Sacramento was the third highest fundraising market for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals nationally. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11429 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-08-31T00:00:00Z IPHI report shows impact of cancer screening in California over past 15 years https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11421/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11421 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 31, 2016) - A new report from the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement (IPHI) shows the impact of cancer screening over the past 15 years, identifying areas where increased screening and other cancer-control efforts would save lives and significantly benefit population health. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11421 Carole Gan 2016-08-31T00:00:00Z Young Adult Bereavement Art Group begins Sept. 20 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11424/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11424 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 30, 2016) - The UC Davis Hospice Program and UC Davis Children's Hospital Bereavement Program will offer an eight-week Young Adult Bereavement Art Group for individuals 17 to 24 who are coping with the recent loss of a loved one. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11424 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-08-30T00:00:00Z Nation's first state-funded firearm violence research center to be established at UC Davis https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11422/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11422 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 29, 2016) - University of California President Janet Napolitano today announced her intent to establish the University of California Firearm Violence Research Center at UC Davis’ Sacramento campus under the direction of Garen Wintemute, an emergency department physician and recognized authority on the epidemiology of firearm violence who has conducted leading-edge research for more than 30 years. Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11422 Carole Gan 2016-08-29T00:00:00Z Sertraline, brand named Zoloft, improves functioning in young children with fragile X https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11139/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11139 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 26, 2016) - Treatment with sertraline may provide nominal but important improvements in cognition and social participation in very young children with fragile X syndrome, the most common genetic cause of intellectual disability and the leading single-gene cause of autism, a study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has found. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11139 Phyllis Brown 2016-08-26T00:00:00Z Lay educators help boost colorectal screening rates in Hmong https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11416/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11416 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 26, 2016) - Hmong Americans are more likely to understand the importance of colorectal cancer screening and to get screened when they’re provided information by specially trained Hmong lay health educators, new research from UC Davis has found. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11416 Dorsey Griffith 2016-08-26T00:00:00Z Med student honored with 2016 Armour scholarship https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11413/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11413 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 25, 2016) - UC Davis medical student Nancy Rodriguez has been selected to receive the 2016-17 Janet Gordon Armour, M.D., Scholarship, which benefits an outstanding first-year female student who is interested in pursuing primary care medicine. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11413 Charles Casey 2016-08-25T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital physicians visit Peru on "Heart to Heart" mission https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11415/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11415 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 25, 2016) - Two UC Davis Children’s Hospital physicians joined Nilas Young, chief of cardiothoracic surgery at UC Davis, on a 10-day mission to Lima, Peru, this summer. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11415 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-08-25T00:00:00Z Nelson lecturer to focus on how storytelling improves patient care https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11411/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11411 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 23, 2016) - Michael LaCombe, a cardiologist with Maine General Medical Center and leader in the narrative movement in medicine, will speak on the power of stories in the practice of medicine as the UC Davis School of Medicine’s 2016 Nelson Lecturer in the Humanities. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11411 Karen Finney 2016-08-23T00:00:00Z Specialized test detects bacterial infections in youngest infants with fever https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11410/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11410 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 23, 2016) - Physicians from Children’s Hospital of Michigan, UC Davis Medical Center and Nationwide Children's Hospital, in collaboration with 19 other pediatric emergency departments around the country, have established a “proof of principle” for measuring patterns of ribonucleic acid (RNA) expression in the bloodstream that can enable clinicians to distinguish bacterial infections from other causes of fever in infants up to two months old. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11410 Charles Casey 2016-08-23T00:00:00Z UC Davis among the top for cancer, again https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11408/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11408 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 22, 2016) - Becker’s Hospital Review has named UC Davis Health System one of 100 in the country with “great oncology programs.” Mon, 22 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11408 Dorsey Griffith 2016-08-22T00:00:00Z Clancy appointed associate vice chancellor for academic personnel https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11407/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11407 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 19, 2016) - Colleen Clancy, professor pharmacology, has been appointed associate vice chancellor for academic personnel for schools of Human Health Sciences.. Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11407 Charles Casey 2016-08-19T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network partners with Entravision for Radiothon this week https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11399/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11399 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 18, 2016) - Children's Miracle Network at UC Davis today kicks off a Radiothon with Entravision to raise funds for UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11399 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-08-18T00:00:00Z Republic FC ticket sales for Sept. 3 match support UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11389/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11389 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 16, 2016) - Soccer fans can help sick and injured children at UC Davis Children’s Hospital by buying tickets to the Sept. 3 Sacramento Republic FC match. Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11389 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-08-16T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® mediathon on ABC10 raises $460,500 for UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11388/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11388 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 16, 2016) - After a 19-hour Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® mediathon on ABC10 KXTV, the final tallies are in. Mediathon viewers and partners raised $460,500 for UC Davis Children's Hospital, the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital in Sacramento - an increase of 67 percent from last year's mediathon total. Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11388 Lisa Nguyen 2016-08-16T00:00:00Z Med center appoints chief medical information officer https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11378/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11378 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 12, 2016) - Jeffery Wajda has been appointed as the chief medical information officer of UC Davis Medical Center, the first physician to formally have that title. Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11378 Charles Casey 2016-08-12T00:00:00Z Greenhalgh to lead study of burn shock treatment https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11377/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11377 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 12, 2016) - The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded $2 million to David Greenhalgh, a UC Davis surgeon and national leader in treating burn injuries, for a study of the outcomes of a fluid resuscitation treatment for burn patients. Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11377 Karen Finney 2016-08-12T00:00:00Z Study finds Hispanic men in California need more screening for colorectal cancer https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11373/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11373 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 11, 2016) - Colorectal cancer incidence and mortality rates in California have decreased markedly for men and women in all major racial-ethnic groups since 1990, except for Hispanic men. Colorectal cancer rates for Hispanic men have remained relatively the same, a disparity that can be improved by greater screening, a study of colorectal cancer trends from the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement (IPHI) finds.  Thu, 11 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11373 Carole Gan 2016-08-11T00:00:00Z New grants help move innovative ideas to new discoveries https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11369/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11369 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 10, 2016) - Two physician scientists received seed funding from the UC Davis Office of Research’s Science Translation and Innovative Research (STAIR) program to help them demonstrate proof-of-concept and commercial feasibility of their innovative technologies, which aim to address unmet market needs. Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11369 Carole Gan 2016-08-10T00:00:00Z Costco stores in Sacramento region raise more than $1 million for UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11371/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11371 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 10, 2016) - Costco stores in the Sacramento region raised $1,092,851, the third-largest amount of money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in the country, during its national fundraising campaign in May.   Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11371 Lisa Nguyen 2016-08-10T00:00:00Z Kohl's supports UC Davis Children's Hospital's trauma prevention efforts https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11349/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11349 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 10, 2016) - The UC Davis Injury and Trauma Prevention Program has received a $202,309 donation from Kohl’sto support its child and adolescent injury prevention efforts in the Sacramento area. Kohl’s will formally present the donation at the ABC10 Give4Kids mediathon on Friday, Aug. 12 at 11 a.m. Since 2005, Kohl’s has donated more than $2.4 million to UC Davis Children’s Hospital to support its children’s health initiatives. Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11349 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-08-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis opens centralized medical clinic in midtown Sacramento https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11367/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11367 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 9, 2016) - To better serve its patients, UC Davis Medical Group has merged its midtown outpatient services in Sacramento and some pediatrics care services into a larger, nearby facility on Folsom Boulevard. Tue, 09 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11367 Charles Casey 2016-08-09T00:00:00Z UC Davis scientists awarded $1 million grant for prostate cancer research https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11362/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11362 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 5, 2016) - The Prostate Cancer Foundation and Movember, the global charity that has raised hundreds of millions for men’s health research and programs, have delivered $1 million to UC Davis prostate cancer researchers. Fri, 05 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11362 Dorsey Griffith 2016-08-05T00:00:00Z Lecture on new diagnostic tools for Alzheimer's disease https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11363/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11363 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 4, 2016) - Charles DeCarli, director of the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center, will give a presentation on “New Diagnostic Tools for Alzheimer’s Disease” on Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive in Walnut Creek, Calif. Thu, 04 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11363 Karen Finney 2016-08-04T00:00:00Z UC Davis School of Medicine Dean's Lecture Series: Physician Burn Out, Sept. 6 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11350/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11350 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 2, 2016) - Colleen Brophy, a tenured professor of surgery at Vanderbilt University, will discuss Physician Burn Out: Time to Heal the Healers at the Sept. 6 UC Davis School of Medicine 2016 Dean’s Lecture. Tue, 02 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11350 Mark De Anda 2016-08-02T00:00:00Z Alzheimer's Association issues $7 million challenge to scientists to speed drug discovery https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11355/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health System news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11355 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 2, 2016) - Four cutting-edge studies, including one led by John Olichney, professor and neurologist at the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Center, will each receive $1 million to advance current Alzheimer's research to the next stage of clinical trials. A unique, goal-driven competition offers an additional $3 million to the clinical trial that demonstrates the most promise for treating this devastating disease. Tue, 02 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/11355 Karen Finney 2016-08-02T00:00:00Z