In 2020, the UC Davis School of Medicine secured its highest-ever level of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding at more than $181 million, an increase of about $4.7 million compared to the previous year.
UC Davis School of Medicine Office of Research
The School of Medicine Office of Research (SOMOR) manages research awards and proposals, oversees laboratory safety and research space, provides researchers with guidance and support for grant submissions, promotes entrepreneurial initiatives, and facilitates industry alliances and program evaluation.
The Research Operations unit facilitates research grant proposals, limited submissions, award nominations, Bridge Funding assessment and research data analytics.
The Grants Facilitation unit supports School of Medicine researchers in their grant writing, manuscript editing, and professional development.
The Industry Alliances unit directs industry partner agreements, advises on business and financial matters and supports entrepreneurial translation of discoveries from insight to innovation.
The Evaluation unit collaborates with programs to design evaluation plans with clear, measurable goals and optimal use of resources.
The Safety Management program sets standards for research safety management as well as individual laboratory safety programs and activities.
Research Space Oversight
The Research Space Oversight unit supervises all School of Medicine research space assessments, allocations, and recommendations.
School of Medicine scored a record year of NIH funding
UC Davis Medical Center ranks as #1 hospital in area
U.S. News & World Report once again named UC Davis Medical Center as one of the nation's Best Hospitals. The publication also ranked the medical center as the #1 hospital in Sacramento for at least the 10th year in a row and among the top 10 in California.
About Aggie Square
Located on the UC Davis Sacramento Campus, Aggie Square will house business partners and community-based programs with UC Davis innovation and research to create a stronger and healthier shared community.
New study finds excellent long-term outcomes with infant kidney transplants
Infant kidney transplants comprise a small percentage of all pediatric kidney transplants. However, a new UC Davis study finds that infants have better long-term outcomes when receiving kidney transplants, rather than going on dialysis and waiting until they are older and larger in size for transplant.
Dried goji berries may provide protection against age-related macular degeneration
According to a new study by researchers at UC Davis, regularly eating a small serving of dried goji berries may help prevent or delay the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in healthy middle-aged people. AMD is the leading cause of vision loss in older people.
New research shows violence is broadly felt by millions of Californians
Researchers at UC Davis Health have shown millions of Californians are indirectly impacted by violence. While relatively few experience violent acts, 64% of surveyed Californians heard gunshots, passed sidewalk memorials or learned about violence through their social networks.