UC Davis researchers found that the levels of certain polyamine molecules in saliva and urine samples of head and neck cancer patients were significantly higher than those in healthy individuals. Their study might lead to a noninvasive low-cost method to screen for this cancer.
A new initiative involving more than two dozen colleges seeks to boost the number of doctors in rural Northern California. Avenue M will identify talented community college students from rural regions, guide them into four-year universities and eventually steer them toward the UC Davis School of Medicine.
Parents of children under the age of five-years-old now have the option to vaccinate their infants and young children against COVID-19. Our expert looks at potential vaccine side effects, risks of COVID-19, access and vaccine effectiveness in children.
UC Davis Health once again receives national awards from Practice Greenhealth for its environmental sustainability programs, including first-time honors as a Top 25 hospital. Programs recognized include sustainable food, waste reduction, transportation and green building.
Second-year gynecologic-oncology fellow Nicole Rubin has received funding from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) for Back to Bedside. The resident-led initiative aims to develop innovative strategies for finding deeper connections with patients, improving physician and patient well-being.
UCSF is welcoming its first patients to the Nancy Friend Pritzker Psychiatry Building, a one-of-a-kind treatment center that aims to redefine mental health services and make a bold statement against stigma.
Irvine, Calif. — Supported by a $20 million gift from Joe C. Wen and his family, the UCI Health outpatient clinical facility at the new UCI Health — Irvine complex will bring specialty clinical expertise closer to coastal and south Orange County residents on the UCI campus. “The Joe C…