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.
UC Davis and the School of Medicine set new records in research funding
The University of California, Davis, set a new record for external research funding, receiving $968 million in awards in the fiscal year 2020-21, up $27 million from the previous year. The School of Medicine received the largest increase in funding, up $92 million from the previous year, for a total of $368 million.
New study shows breast density is a cancer risk factor, even in older women
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher Diana Miglioretti is co-senior author of a new study that shows women 75 and older with dense breasts are at higher risk of breast cancer. The research fills an information gap and could affect whether older women receive breast cancer screening mammography.
Two UC Davis Health researchers are among CIRM’s Quest Awards recipients
UC Davis Health professors David Segal and Deborah Lieu have received Discovery Stage Research Projects (DISC2) awards from the governing Board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). DISC2 promotes the discovery of promising new stem cell-based and gene therapy technologies.