UC Davis Health news https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Health news UC Davis Health news https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/global/images/wordmarks/UCDavis-Health-128x50.jpg https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/news UC Davis Health news Connecting patients with community health care resources https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13276/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13276 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 19, 2018) - One of the benefits of being a Sacramento Covered partner is a program that places navigators in hospital emergency rooms to help patients enroll in health insurance and access primary care providers. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13276 Doreen Purvis 2018-10-19T00:00:00Z Nursing excellence at UC Davis Medical Center again receives national recognition https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13275/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13275 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 19, 2018) - This week, the American Nurses Credentialing Center announced that it has renewed the hospital’s Magnet® designation for another four-year term. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13275 Charles Casey 2018-10-19T00:00:00Z New therapies to treat naturally occurring eye diseases focus of $6 million grant from the National Eye Institute https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13261/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13261 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 17, 2018) - Grant supports leading-edge research to better understand and develop novel regenerative therapies for vision loss and blindness Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13261 Carole Gan 2018-10-17T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health's clinical trials directory recognized among most innovative at global clinical research summit https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13258/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13258 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 16, 2018) - The Clinical Studies website is a resource for those who may be interested in participating in research studies at UC Davis Health. Easy-to-understand language, sharing options and online sign ups among the popular features. Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13258 Carole Gan 2018-10-16T00:00:00Z Intentional mentoring, career development event Oct. 24 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13224/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13224 (October 15, 2018) - Those who are beginning their careers in academic medicine as well as faculty who mentor students are invited to attend the Intentional Mentoring event as well as sessions on the merits and promotions process and speed-mentoring rotations with senior faculty and leadership, Oct. 24. Lunch for those who pre-register by Oct. 20 Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13224 Doreen Purvis 2018-10-15T00:00:00Z Update: New location for 'Invisible no more!' Diversity & Inclusion Dialogue Series event, Oct. 18 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13244/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13244 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 15, 2018) - New location for the UC Davis Diversity and Inclusion Dialogue Series discussion on unseen disabilities. Event to be held in the Education Building, Room 2222 (not the Cancer Center Auditorium as originally planned) Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13244 Doreen Purvis 2018-10-15T00:00:00Z Open Enrollment 2019: Good news and new options https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13253/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13253 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 12, 2018) - Learn more about health plan and other options for employees during this Open Enrollment season. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13253 Carole Gan 2018-10-12T00:00:00Z Mobile health clinic makes its first stop at Street Soccer USA championships https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13245/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13245 (October 10, 2018) - There were two important firsts last weekend in Old Sacramento, where Street Soccer USA held its annual championship games and a new mobile clinic from UC Davis Health and Elica Health provided care to players and fans. Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13245 Doreen Purvis 2018-10-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis pediatric cancer patient has wish granted to be a Sacramento Republic FC player https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13246/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13246 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 10, 2018) - Wishes do come true. If in doubt, ask pediatric cancer patient Matthew Harding. The 15-year-old boy from Elverta received the surprise of a lifetime on Wednesday when he became the youngest soccer player in Sacramento Republic FC history to be signed to a contract, as part of his Make-a-Wish wish. Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13246 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-10-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis Police Accountability Board to hold public meetings https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13243/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13243 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 10, 2018) - The UC Davis Police Accountability Board will hold its fall quarter public meetings Wednesday, Oct. 17, one on the Davis campus and one on the Sacramento campus. Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13243 Carole Gan 2018-10-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis Child Life Internship program receives ACLP accreditation https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13240/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13240 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 9, 2018) - The UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department's internship program was just granted clinical internship accreditation by the Association of Child Life Professionals(ACLP). This designation has been given to only three children’s hospitals in the state. UC Davis Children’s Hospital is the only ACLP-accredited child life internship program in Northern California. Tue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13240 Erin Baily 2018-10-09T00:00:00Z Changing hospital food one menu item at a time https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13232/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13232 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 8, 2018) - First Farm-to-Fork dish for hospitalized patients launched at UC Davis Medical Center. Mon, 08 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13232 Carole Gan 2018-10-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis-led statewide tobacco cessation effort launched https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13233/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13233 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 8, 2018) - UC Davis Health tobacco researcher and physician Elisa Tong is leading a statewide effort to help safety-net health care systems guide their patients who use tobacco products to resources to help them quit. Mon, 08 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13233 Dorsey Griffith 2018-10-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health and Health Net Sign Medi-Cal Primary Care Contract https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13226/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13226 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 4, 2018) - UC Davis Health announces an agreement with Health Net Community Solutions for Medi-Cal managed primary care services. Thu, 04 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13226 Charles Casey 2018-10-04T00:00:00Z Street soccer comes to Sacramento with support from UC Davis Health https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13223/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13223 (October 4, 2018) - Soccer has become a vehicle for social change through Street Soccer USA, the organization that brings free pop-up stadiums to low-income neighborhoods for pickup games. UC Davis Health is a sponsor of the 2018 championship games, which brings 14 teams to Old Sacramento this weekend to compete for trophies and a chance to compete in the world cup games. Thu, 04 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13223 Doreen Purvis 2018-10-04T00:00:00Z Stem cell research and updates event on Oct. 10 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13221/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13221 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 4, 2018) - Join the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and UC Davis Health to celebrate Stem Cell Awareness Day and learn about the latest in regenerative medicine research that could help patients with unmet medical needs. Thu, 04 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13221 Doreen Purvis 2018-10-04T00:00:00Z First UC Davis fetal surgery patient turns 2 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13218/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13218 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 3, 2018) - Matthew Saetern-Angeles, the first fetal intervention at the UC Davis Fetal Care and Treatment Center, turned 2 years old last week. Wed, 03 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13218 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-10-03T00:00:00Z UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center starts new adult infusion clinic on Oct. 6 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13213/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13213 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 2, 2018) - Beginning Oct. 6, the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center will offer Saturday infusion services to adult oncology and non-oncology patients. Tue, 02 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13213 Shawn Kramer 2018-10-02T00:00:00Z UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center earns echocardiography reaccreditation by IAC https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13214/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13214 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 2, 2018) - The UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center's Pediatric Echocardiography Laboratory has been granted an additional three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in pediatric transthoracic, pediatric transesophageal and fetal echocardiography. This latest accreditation demonstrates the facility's ongoing commitment to providing high-quality patient care. Tue, 02 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13214 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-10-02T00:00:00Z Young UC Davis scientist receives major NIH grant for genetics research https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13211/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13211 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 2, 2018) - Megan Dennis of the UC Davis MIND Institute and Genome Center is the recipient of the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award to study genes unique to humans that may contribute to neurodevelopmental disorders including autism. Tue, 02 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13211 Dorsey Griffith 2018-10-02T00:00:00Z New sciatica treatment is being tested at UC Davis Health https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13212/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13212 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 1, 2018) - A new non-surgical treatment that can potentially reduce pain from lumber disc herniation -- sometimes called "sciatica" — is being tested by spine specialists at UC Davis Health as part of a multicenter, nationwide clinical trial. Mon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13212 Karen Finney 2018-10-01T00:00:00Z Tickets and tables available for Rocktoberfest 2018 to benefit CMN at UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13209/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13209 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 1, 2018) - A fun night of music, food and drink under the stars awaits at Rocktoberfest 2018. Mon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13209 Erin Baily 2018-10-01T00:00:00Z Wounded warrior research to improve traumatic brain injury and burn care https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13208/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13208 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 1, 2018) - Better, more precise care for military personnel and civilians who suffer traumatic brain injury along with burns or other forms of trauma is in the work thanks to a new grant from Department of Defense that's been awarded toresearchers and clinical care specialists at UC Davis Health. Mon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13208 Charles Casey 2018-10-01T00:00:00Z UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center hosts final lecture in six-part series on Oct. 11 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13180/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13180 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 1, 2018) - Join Denise Park from University of Texas for the final lecture in the six-part series focused on healthy brain aging and health.  Mon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13180 Shawn Kramer 2018-10-01T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital expands services at Sacramento Native American Health Center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13206/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13206 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 28, 2018) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital’s partnership to provide care to children and teens at Sacramento Native American Health Center has new programs and opportunities for residents interested in community-based care. Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13206 Karen Finney 2018-09-28T00:00:00Z Wintemute: How to stop mass shootings https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13205/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13205 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 28, 2018) - If comprehensive background checks on firearm purchasers and gun violence restraining orders were properly designed, widely enacted and adequately implemented in the U.S., many lives lost through mass shootings, as well as the increasing rates of suicides and homicides, could be prevented, according to a perspective article by Garen Wintemute published Sept. 27 in the New England Journal of Medicine. Fri, 28 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13205 Doreen Purvis 2018-09-28T00:00:00Z Third study confirms: Increased cerebrospinal fluid can predict autism https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13201/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13201 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 27, 2018) - Researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute and the University of North Carolina have shown for the third time that an increased amount of extra-axial cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is associated with the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder in young children. The ability to identify ASD children early could improve both treatment and quality of life. The study was published in the journal The Lancet Psychiatry. Thu, 27 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13201 Dorsey Griffith 2018-09-27T00:00:00Z Neurology Department represents at Parkinson's conference https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13203/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13203 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 27, 2018) - UC Davis Department of Neurology faculty members were key contributors at the annual educational conference of the Parkinson Association of Northern California at McClellan Conference Center on Sept. 22. Thu, 27 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13203 Dorsey Griffith 2018-09-27T00:00:00Z UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center announces 2018-19 pilot research grant awardees https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13204/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13204 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 27, 2018) - Read more about the 2018-2019 award recipients of the UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center's pilot grants. Thu, 27 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13204 Shawn Kramer 2018-09-27T00:00:00Z Lin Farley, who coined the phrase "sexual harassment," to speak in Sacramento and Davis on Oct. 17 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13197/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13197 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 26, 2018) - Lin Farley, the first person to use the term “sexual harassment of women” and write a book on the topic, will speak on Oct. 17 in Sacramento and Davis as the 2018 UC Davis School of Medicine Nelson Lecturer in the Humanities. Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13197 Karen Finney 2018-09-26T00:00:00Z New Children's Hospital's online newsletter published https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13198/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13198 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 26, 2018) - The Pediatric Press, UC Davis Children's Hospital's online newsletter, has published its fall issue. Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13198 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-09-26T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network at UC Davis raises funds, breaks records during Walmart, Sam's Club miracle balloon campaign https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13202/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13202 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 26, 2018) - The annual Walmart and Sam’s Club miracle balloon campaign to benefit Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) and UC Davis Children’s Hospital kicked off Aug. 27. Although there are still a few days left of the campaign, numbers released from CMN corporate indicate that CMN at UC Davis already holds several top spots based on their fundraising efforts. Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13202 Erin Baily 2018-09-26T00:00:00Z Alan Brown will speak at the MIND Institute as the next Distinguished Lecturer on Oct. 10 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13178/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13178 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 26, 2018) - Join us for the second lecture in the ongoing Distinguished Lecturer Series at the UC Davis MIND Institute. Alan Bown from Columbia University Medical Center will present "Neurodevelopmental risk factors for autism." Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13178 Shawn Kramer 2018-09-26T00:00:00Z Sutcliffe elected 2020 president of World Molecular Imaging Society https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13193/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13193 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 25, 2018) - Read more about Julie Sutcliffe's position and how she plans to tackle the role of president of the World Molecular Imaging Society. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13193 Shawn Kramer 2018-09-25T00:00:00Z Simmons named Interim CEO of UC Davis Medical Center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13192/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13192 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 25, 2018) - Brad Simmons, currently the chief operating officer of UC Davis Medical Center, will become the interim chief executive officer of the medical center, pending approval by UC Regents next month. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13192 Charles Casey 2018-09-25T00:00:00Z Tele-ophthalmology launched at UC Davis midtown clinic https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13189/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13189 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 24, 2018) - New tele-ophthalmology screening program at the UC Davis Midtown Ambulatory Care Center offers convenience, the latest technology and new hope to save vision for patients with diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of vision loss among working-age adults. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13189 Carole Gan 2018-09-24T00:00:00Z MIND Institute announces 2018-2019 Minds Behind the MIND lecture series starting Oct. 3 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13179/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13179 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 24, 2018) - The first talk in a three-part Minds Behind the MIND lecture series kicks off Oct. 3 with Julie Schweitzer and Aubyn Stahmer, professors in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, who will present "How to be a wise consumer of treatments and practices for ADHD and ASD." Mon, 24 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13179 Shawn Kramer 2018-09-24T00:00:00Z UC Davis Transplant Center milestone: 4,000th kidney transplant https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13185/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13185 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 21, 2018) - Surgeons at the UC Davis Transplant Center reached a major milestone Wednesday night, when they completed the center’s 4,000th kidney transplant. Their patient, Pedro Chavez of Hanford, Calif., is doing well and is expected to be released from the hospital early next week.  Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13185 Karen Finney 2018-09-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital hosts annual Celebration of Life event https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13184/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13184 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 21, 2018) - A large pastel colored kite with paper hearts on its tail carried the wishes and prayers from patient families who lost a child at this year's UC Davis Children's Hospital annual Celebration of Live event last Thursday. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13184 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-09-21T00:00:00Z Study seeks to improve cancer survival for Latinos, Asians and Blacks https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13137/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13137 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 21, 2018) - UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center has received a $6.3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities for a 5-year study to tease out why some ethnic and racial minority groups fare worse than whites when they get cancer and to find more precise treatments to improve their chances of survival. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13137 Dorsey Griffith 2018-09-21T00:00:00Z Study finds patient-centered visual aid helps emergency medicine doctors discuss risks, decide on diagnostic options with parents of children with minor head injuries https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13174/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13174 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 21, 2018) - Shared decision-making tools in the pediatric emergency medicine department enhance parents' knowledge and trust in their physicians, study finds. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13174 Carole Gan 2018-09-21T00:00:00Z First UC Davis Center for Valley Fever symposium features latest on research and patient care https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13182/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13182 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 19, 2018) - The UC Davis Center for Valley Fever is an international leader in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Valley fever and home to the Coccidioidomycosis Serology Laboratory, which serves as the gold standard reference laboratory for diagnosis, testing both human and veterinary specimens from across the world. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13182 Carole Gan 2018-09-19T00:00:00Z A fracture anywhere reduces bone density everywhere https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13170/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13170 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 19, 2018) - New studies from UC Davis Health are among the first to associate fractures with systemic bone loss. They also begin the path to finding treatments that preserve long-term skeletal health and reduce susceptibility to additional fractures and, potentially, osteoporosis. Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13170 Karen Finney 2018-09-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital first in Sacramento region to offer patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) closures without surgery https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13158/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13158 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 18, 2018) - Marcellus Brown was born prematurely at 24 weeks and his ductus arteriosus, an artery in the heart that normally closes after birth, didn’t close. Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13158 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-09-18T00:00:00Z Kurzrock awarded Department of Defense Spinal Cord Injury Research Program grant https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13168/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13168 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 17, 2018) - Chief of pediatric urologic surgery Eric Kurzrock received a $785,000 grant from the Department of Defense to pursue spinal cord injury research. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13168 Shawn Kramer 2018-09-17T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital launches 'Two Peds in a Pod' podcast https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13166/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13166 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 17, 2018) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital today launches ‘Two Peds In A Pod,’ a podcast featuring two pediatricians, Dean Blumberg and Lena Rothstein, who discuss child health topics of interest to parents in plain, non-medical language. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13166 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-09-17T00:00:00Z From top student to top doc https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13163/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13163 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 14, 2018) - Olivia Campa distinguished herself as a UC Davis medical student and resident with her dedication to delivering high-quality, compassionate care to financially disadvantaged patients. Today, she is a physician focused on ensuring that patients with opiate dependence get the care they need. Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13163 Karen Finney 2018-09-14T00:00:00Z A new life with Parkinson's https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13164/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13164 (September 14, 2018) - If someone described Len Monaco in one word 10 years ago, it would be “tough.” But that changed when he found out he had Parkinson’s disease. Today, a technology known as deep brain stimulation, or DBS, helps control his symptoms and has given him back his life. Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13164 Doreen Purvis 2018-09-14T00:00:00Z Adventist Health Lodi Memorial celebrates partnership with UC Davis Health at community event https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13165/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13165 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 14, 2018) - The Lodi community gathered Thursday evening to celebrate the expansion of pediatric and neonatal services available at Adventist Health Lodi Memorial, thanks to its new partnership with UC Davis Health. Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13165 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-09-14T00:00:00Z Patient travels from Dubai for life-changing heart procedure at UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13150/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13150 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 14, 2018) - Doctors told them nothing more could be done; that they’ve done all that can be done. They said their daughter Yuvna’s heart condition was too severe. It was too complex. She had surgery and cardiac catheterizations, but now she was at the end of the road. Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13150 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-09-14T00:00:00Z 2018 UC Davis Health Symposium on Valley Fever, Sept. 20 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13155/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13155 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 13, 2018) - Join specialists from the UC Davis Center for Valley Fever as they share the latest accomplishments and strengths and illuminate the road ahead in prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13155 Doreen Purvis 2018-09-13T00:00:00Z Chancellor May Invites All to Attend "Aggie Heroes" Celebration, Sept. 24 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13159/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13159 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 13, 2018) - New Fall Welcome on the Davis campus combines Fall Convocation and the New Student Celebration from years past — mixing the formality of the former with the festivity of the latter, including a DJ, taiko drumming and lion dancing, as well as live social media posts projected on a giant screen. Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13159 Carole Gan 2018-09-13T00:00:00Z UC Davis faculty shared best practices on dementia care in Vietnam https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13160/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13160 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 13, 2018) - Vietnam has one of the fasting growing aging populations in the world. As part of that country's effort to better care for patients with dementia, they brought together the world's leading thought-leaders, including experts from UC Davis. Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13160 Carole Gan 2018-09-13T00:00:00Z Spirit Halloween gives back to UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13153/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13153 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 12, 2018) - Spirit Halloween Superstores won't have tricks, but they will be giving plenty of treats to UC Davis Children's Hospital this Halloween season. Wed, 12 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13153 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-09-12T00:00:00Z Save the date: 9th Annual UC Davis Health Quality Forum on March 13, 2019 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13149/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13149 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 10, 2018) - The 9th Annual UC Davis Health Quality Forum will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the UC Davis Health Education Building, Room 1222, 4610 X Street, Sacramento. Mon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13149 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-09-10T00:00:00Z Joining forces to help those in need https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13145/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13145 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 7, 2018) - UC Davis Health providers help One Community Health deliver comprehensive care to the community, regardless of patients' abilities to pay. “This is a great example of health care teams coming together to better serve those in need,” said Christy Ward, chief executive officer of One Community Health. Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13145 Doreen Purvis 2018-09-07T00:00:00Z Pathology department hosts symposium on cardiac biomarkers https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13147/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13147 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 7, 2018) - The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is hosting its annual Pathology Diagnostic Symposium, this year focusing on cardiac biomarkers: Sept. 13 in the Education Building, beginning at 3:30 p.m. Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13147 Doreen Purvis 2018-09-07T00:00:00Z New Biomarker Panel Could Accelerate Autism Diagnoses https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13135/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13135 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 6, 2018) - Investigators at the UC Davis MIND Institute and NeuroPointDX, a division of Stemina Biomarker Discovery, have identified a group of blood metabolites that could help detect some children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Part of the Children’s Autism Metabolome Project (CAMP), the largest metabolomic ASD study ever attempted, these findings are a key step toward developing an ASD biomarker test. The research was published September 6 in the journal Biological Psychiatry. Thu, 06 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13135 Dorsey Griffith 2018-09-06T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing doctoral student awarded grant from Jonas Philanthropies https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13139/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13139 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 6, 2018) - Adebola Olarewaju, a doctoral student at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, receives a grant from Jonas Philanthropies to advance her training as a future nurse leader. Thu, 06 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13139 Rebecca Badeaux 2018-09-06T00:00:00Z UC Davis Health's Medical Information team invited to share findings at EPIC national conference https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13140/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13140 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 5, 2018) - Individualized, in-clinic training helps UC Davis physicians better navigate EHRs,and shows significant improvements in satisfaction, efficiency and after-hours work  Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13140 Carole Gan 2018-09-05T00:00:00Z University of California Firearms Violence Research Center announces call for research proposals on the prevention of firearm violence in California https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13138/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13138 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 5, 2018) - UCFC, the firearm research center funded with an appropriation from the state in 2016 and housed within the Violence Prevention Research Program at UC Davis, aims to catalyze research, awarding grants of up to $10,000. Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13138 Carole Gan 2018-09-05T00:00:00Z Providing convenient and free health services https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13132/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13132 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 31, 2018) - For more than 45 years, UC Davis School of Medicine students have operated clinics in inner city neighborhoods of Sacramento, providing free and convenient care to uninsured, low-income and other medically underserved populations. Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13132 Doreen Purvis 2018-08-31T00:00:00Z Improving depression care for older adults https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13134/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13134 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 31, 2018) - Researchers and clinicians at UC Davis Health have launched a new study for older adults with depression that is designed to enhance their treatment and care with more focused assistance from patient family members and close friends. Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13134 Charles Casey 2018-08-31T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute's 2018-19 Distinguished Lecturer Series kicks off Sept. 12 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13131/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13131 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 30, 2018) - The UC Davis MIND Institute 2018-19 Distinguished Lecturer Series kicks off with a presentation by Christopher Coe from the University of Wisconsin on Sept. 12. Join us for a fascinating overview of recent discoveries on how an infant's gut microbiome is established. Thu, 30 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13131 Shawn Kramer 2018-08-30T00:00:00Z Grief support group for young adults will begin Sept. 19 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13129/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13129 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 30, 2018) - The Young Adult Bereavement Art Group will be offered for eight weeks by UC Davis Hospice and the UC Davis Children's Hospital Bereavement Program, starting Sept. 19. Thu, 30 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13129 Doreen Purvis 2018-08-30T00:00:00Z UC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center hosts brain health lecture as part of series on Sept. 6 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13130/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13130 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 29, 2018) - Join us for an interesting talk by led by UC Davis' Rachel Whitmer about healthy brain aging and cognitive function.  Wed, 29 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13130 Shawn Kramer 2018-08-29T00:00:00Z UC Davis research informs new national cervical cancer screening recommendation https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13122/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13122 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 21, 2018) - A comprehensive analysis of eight clinical trials and four cohort studies on cervical cancer screening by researchers from UC Davis and Kaiser Permanente Northwest has found that while Pap smears are still highly effective for detecting pre-cancerous cells and cancer, testing for the virus that causes these cancers also is an excellent screening tool. Tue, 21 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13122 Dorsey Griffith 2018-08-21T00:00:00Z Life's a picnic at Family Time at the MIND event https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13124/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13124 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 20, 2018) - Nearly 175 people gathered at the UC Davis MIND Institute on Saturday for a back-to-school-themed picnic and talent showcase as part of the Family Time at the MIND series. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13124 Shawn Kramer 2018-08-20T00:00:00Z Pediatric patient receives life-changing care for double aortic arch https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13118/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13118 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 16, 2018) - When Elk Grove resident Brooke Peoples was 1 year old, she was diagnosed with a double aortic arch, a rare congenital cardiovascular malformation. Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13118 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-08-16T00:00:00Z Neurogenic obesity is topic of upcoming Kilmer Memorial lecture https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13117/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13117 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 15, 2018) - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation expert Davis Gater Jr., from Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center, will deliver the annual David D. Kilmer Memorial Lecture on Friday, Sept. 7, with a presentation titled "Neurogenic obesity: Trimming the fat." Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13117 Doreen Purvis 2018-08-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute researchers method to improve IQ test sensitivity now widely available https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13114/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13114 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 15, 2018) - UC Davis MIND Institute researchers from the Translational Psychophysiology and Assessment Laboratory (T-PAL) developed a method to improve IQ test sensitivity and remove barriers associated with floor effects in people with intellectual disabilities. Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13114 Shawn Kramer 2018-08-15T00:00:00Z Q&A with Laura Kester: Eating disorders and what families need to know https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13112/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13112 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 15, 2018) - In her role as an adolescent medicine physician at UC Davis Children's Hospital, Laura Kester diagnoses and treats children and teens with eating disorders and helps to provide them with the resources and support that they need. The following is a Q&A with Kester, providing advice and help for families on this topic.   Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13112 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-08-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis Diabetes Summer Camp offers friendship, fun https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13113/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13113 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 15, 2018) - The UC Davis Diabetes Summer Camp, held last month in Davis, provided a week of friendship, fun and diabetes education for patients battling Type I Diabetes.  Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13113 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-08-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis Medical Center Again Ranked One of California's Top Hospitals https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13110/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13110 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 14, 2018) - U.S. News ranks the medical center among the nation's best in 11 specialties; No. 5 in California, and No. 1 in Sacramento overall for 2018-19. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13110 Charles Casey 2018-08-14T00:00:00Z Medical volunteers needed at California International Marathon on Dec. 2 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13061/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13061 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 13, 2018) - Medical volunteers are needed at this year's California International Marathon, which will be held on Sunday, Dec. 2 and will be sponsored by UC Davis Children’s Hospital. UC Davis Health will provide medical care for the runners, both on course at medical stations from Folsom to Sacramento and at the finish line medical tent at the State Capitol. Volunteers are needed to be part of the medical team that will assess/triage runners who need medical assistance.  Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13061 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-08-13T00:00:00Z On a mission: $12 million state appropriation earmarked for Jordan's syndrome https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13109/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13109 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 13, 2018) - Nine teams, including UC Davis stem cell researchers, pursue a cure for rare disorder with links to autism, Alzheimer's disease and cancer Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13109 Carole Gan 2018-08-13T00:00:00Z Study of cancer survival over 20-year period in California finds improvements for some, but not all https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13098/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13098 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 13, 2018) - Better treatments and improved screening programs that detect cancer at earlier stages led to an overall 12 percent improvement in cancer survival in California, according to a new report from the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13098 Carole Gan 2018-08-13T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital Symposium set for Nov. 1 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13107/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13107 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 13, 2018) - The UC Davis Children’s Hospital Symposium will be held Thursday, Nov. 1 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Betty Irene Moore Hall, Room 1000. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13107 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-08-13T00:00:00Z Organ donor patients honored in Honor Guard procession https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13088/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13088 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 10, 2018) - Since 2016, the UC Davis Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) staff has been honoring organ donors with an honor guard procession. Now this tradition   been extended to the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) and, soon, other intensive care units in UC Davis Medical Center. Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13088 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-08-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute Summer Institute huge success https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13097/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13097 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 9, 2018) - The sell-out crowd at this year's annual Summer Institute hosted by the MIND Institute brought together health care professionals, educators, therapists and self-advocates/families/caregivers to learn about the latest in treatment, public policy and research.  Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13097 Shawn Kramer 2018-08-09T00:00:00Z UC Davis CAARE Center awarded grant to provide trauma training for staff, mental health providers https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13096/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13096 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 9, 2018) - The UC Davis CAARE Center was recently awarded a $300,000, two-year grant by Sacramento County Behavioral Health Service to provide training and consultation for mental health providers and support staff treating youth with a history of sexual exploitation.  Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13096 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-08-09T00:00:00Z UC Davis team recognized for national leadership in pulmonary embolism care https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13094/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13094 (August 8, 2018) - A team of UC Davis physicians and surgeons has been recognized for helping to launch a national effort to guide standards for treating pulmonary embolism, the third most common cause of death from cardiovascular disease in the U.S. Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13094 Karen Finney 2018-08-08T00:00:00Z Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and UC Davis MIND Institute receive more than $3 million for Down syndrome research https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13089/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13089 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 8, 2018) - While Down syndrome is the leading genetic cause of intellectual disability, evidence-based interventions lag behind other neurodevelopmental disorders. Angela John Thurman aims to understand language and pre-linguistic precursors to inform future interventions and treatments for those with the disorder. Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13089 Shawn Kramer 2018-08-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis Announces New Second Hospital on University's Sacramento Campus https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13090/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13090 (August 8, 2018) - The University of California, Davis, today announced that along with Kindred Healthcare, it will construct and operate a second hospital on its downtown Sacramento campus to provide more inpatient rehabilitation services in Sacramento County. Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13090 Doreen Purvis 2018-08-08T00:00:00Z MUSE microscopy named Innovation of the Year by Microscopy Today https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13079/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13079 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 8, 2018) - Stunning images, like this breast tissue sample, was captured with the MUSE microscope, a technology developed by UC Davis and other scientists that holds great promise for analyzing tissue specimens immediately after a biopsy and getting results to patients faster. Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13079 Carole Gan 2018-08-08T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network Care-a-thon listeners show how much they care, donations total $170,304 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13095/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13095 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 8, 2018) - Sacramento’s Entravision radio stations teamed up for the annual Children’s Miracle Network Care-a-thon, which raised a total of $170,304 to support pediatric programs, equipment, research and patient care at UC Davis Children's Hospital. The event is part of the annual CMN Hospitals Entravision Radiothon Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13095 Erin Baily 2018-08-08T00:00:00Z Mediathon nets $521,547.33 for UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13093/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13093 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 8, 2018) - The annual Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) Mediathon on ABC10 raised more than $500,000 for UC Davis Children's Hospital, the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital in Sacramento. Funds raised stay local, meaning all funds donated benefit the children in the 33-county service area served by the hospital. Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13093 Erin Baily 2018-08-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital receives $74,000 from CMN Friendship Invitational https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13092/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13092 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 8, 2018) - Community members and corporate partners took to the links at the 2018 CMN Friendship Invitational Golf Tournament, raising close to $75,000 to benefit Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis.  Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13092 Erin Baily 2018-08-08T00:00:00Z The Art of Pain Relief: How museums may help address chronic pain https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13091/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13091 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 8, 2018) - UC Davis pain management specialists examine an art museum tour for a unique approach to addressing chronic pain. Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13091 Doreen Purvis 2018-08-08T00:00:00Z Walmart superhero campaign to benefit UC Davis Children's Hospital begins end of August https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13086/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13086 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 7, 2018) - Help Walmart help sick and injured children by making a donation at your local Walmart Aug. 27-Sept. 30 during the store’s annual Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals miracle balloon campaign. Donations stay local to support children in UC Davis Children’s Hospital 33-county service area. Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13086 Erin Baily 2018-08-07T00:00:00Z Attacking cultural trauma and dementia among Vietnamese immigrants https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13083/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13083 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 7, 2018) - Oanh Meyer’s mother Anh Le, arrived in the United States in 1975 as a Vietnam War refugee just a few days before the fall of Saigon. And while she settled in America and raised a family, the trauma of living in war-torn Vietnam throughout the conflict took a toll on her. Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13083 Dorsey Griffith 2018-08-07T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network (CMN) awards grants for 2018-2019 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13082/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13082 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 7, 2018) - Thirteen grants totaling nearly $400,000 have been awarded by Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) at UC Davis to clinicians and researchers at UC Davis Medical Center. Grants in the amount of $225,388 will enhance the clinical care of children and $169,883 was awarded for research directly improving the health and welfare of children.Each fiscal year, applications are accepted by Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) for both clinical services and research grants. Each application must demonstrate how the project or research contributes to UC Davis Health Strategic Goals and/or UC Davis Medical Center Institutional Goals. The amount of funds awarded each year is determined by the CMN Executive Committee and chief executive office of UC Davis Medical Center. Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13082 Erin Baily 2018-08-07T00:00:00Z Acupuncture provides help for pediatric GI patient https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13022/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13022 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 7, 2018) - Twelve-year-old Samantha Rickards was not one to complain. But when her stomach hurt and every day the pain got worse, her parents were alarmed … especially after a visit to her pediatrician, a gastroenterologist and two-and-a-half months of tests and medications with no answers or relief. Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13022 Erin Baily 2018-08-07T00:00:00Z Liquid biopsy could ease the way to immunotherapy for lung cancer https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13076/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13076 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 6, 2018) - Researchers at UC Davis, Genentech and Foundation Medicine are the first to show that a blood-based test to assess tumor mutational burden (TMB) accurately identifies non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients who could benefit from immunotherapies called checkpoint inhibitors. The blood test offers a much less invasive and more repeatable alternative to tissue testing. The study was published online today in Nature Medicine. Mon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13076 Dorsey Griffith 2018-08-06T00:00:00Z UC Davis nursing students awarded for service to community from national association https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13069/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13069 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 3, 2018) - Carter Todd and Sherena Edinboro, graduate students at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, received 40 and Under Awards from the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA). The master’s-degree leadership students, who also work as nurses at UC Davis Health, were among 19 black recipients at the 46th Annual NBNA Institute and Conference in St. Louis July 31-Aug.5. Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13069 Rebecca Badeaux 2018-08-03T00:00:00Z UC Davis researchers find quiet viruses alter body's response to vaccines, pathogens https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13073/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13073 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 2, 2018) - UC Davis study shows subclinical cytomegalovirus infections change microbe and immune cell populations and responses to influenza vaccine. Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13073 Carole Gan 2018-08-02T00:00:00Z Entravision stations raise funds for UC Davis Children's Hospital Aug. 2-4 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13072/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Health news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_13072 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 2, 2018) - Entravision's 72-hour Radiothon kicks off today, raising funds for Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis. Entravision's 72-hour Radiothon kicks off today, raising funds for Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis. Radio stations Hot 103.5 KHHM-FM, Wolf 101.9 KNTY-FM, Jose 104.3, La Tricolor 99.9 and 100.9 and Super Estrella 98.9 are broadcasting a mix of patient stories, facts and interviews to raise awareness of and funds for UC Davis Children’s Hospital, the region's only Children's Miracle Network Hospital. Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/newsroom/13072 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2018-08-02T00:00:00Z