Research

UC Davis Researchers Strengthen Stem-Cell Transplants for Better Patient Outcomes

January 30, 2019

New cell-combination strategy creates longer transplant viability

UC Davis researchers have discovered a promising new way to use a combination of two types of stem cells to improve transplantation viability – and possible patient outcomes.

As outlined in Stem Cell Research & Therapy, the UC Davis team took on a long-standing challenge for stem-cell researchers: stem cells’ potentially short transplant lives.

UC Davis BME Lewis Lab Seeks Solution to Shellfish Allergy

November 27, 2018
UC Davis Biomedical Engineering’s Dr. Jamal Lewis isn’t just researching dangerous shellfish allergies: He lives with them every day. So it’s especially meaningful that his lab has been awarded a two-year, $150,000 grant to research solutions that would help himself and the approximately 1.4 percent of Americans — about 4 million people — who share his health condition.

Innovation is a ‘TEAM’ effort at UC Davis bioinnovation lab

October 24, 2018
Begun as a sister site of the popular UC Davis electrical/mechanical TEAM lab, the molecular/biological TEAM lab is in a small, unassuming room packed with research-lab equipment to help student researchers, entrepreneurial teams and classes alike work on necessary projects.