Research

BME Professor Aijun Wang Wins $3.1M CIRM Grant

A research team from UC Davis Biomedical Engineering has recently been awarded a $3.1 million, two-year grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) for an innovative medical device that could improve treatment outcomes and the quality of life for the more than two million people throughout the world who are on hemodialysis.

Study of innate immunity at the Simon Lab is moving toward precision treatments for autoimmune disorders like psoriasis

Professor Scott Simon, head of the Simon Laboratory of Inflammation Biomechanics at the College of Engineering, is leading a team of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to find targeted drugs and treatments for autoimmune diseases such as such as drug-resistant staph and psoriasis—a disease that affects more than 8 million in the U.S. and about 125 million worldwide.