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
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.
UC Davis schools of nursing and medicine receive high national rankings
The Betty Irene Moore School Nursing at UC Davis and UC Davis School of Medicine continue to achieve national prestige in U.S. News & World Report's 2022 graduate school rankings recently released. The School of Medicine was named No. 4 for its diversity and No. 9 in family medicine. It also maintained high rankings in primary care and research.
UC Davis CTSC awarded 5-year grant renewal from National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) received notice of its third National Institutes of Health (NIH) award renewal, a vote of confidence in the center’s ability to advance outstanding research in human health. The 5-year award, almost $33 million, comes from NIH’s National Center for Advancing Translational Science (NCATS).
$3.98 million federal grant to advance cancer researcher bench strength
The UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center successfully renewed its Paul Calabresi K12 Clinical Oncology Career Development Award (PCACO). The award provides $3.98 million in National Cancer Institute (NCI) funding through 2026 to increase the number of clinician-scientists trained in clinical and translational cancer research.