Women in STEM

Global Aggies: Serving Nicaraguan Students with Special Needs

February 18, 2020
Each year the Blum Center for Developing Economies partners with the UC Davis Undergraduate Colleges to select, mentor, and sponsor a cohort of students to conduct fieldwork on poverty alleviation, inequality and international development through the Blum Summer Fellowship in Poverty Alleviation Through Action (PATA) award programs. In summer 2019, Laura Oelsner, a biomedical engineering major in the College of Engineering, was one of the selected Fellows who had this experience.

Emilie Roncali receives pilot grant to improve liver cancer treatment

October 05, 2017
Emilie Roncali, an Assistant Project Scientist in the Cherry Lab, has received an Institutional Research Grant Pilot Funding from the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center to investigate the effectiveness of combined radioemobolization therapy and PET imaging for liver cancer.

Paralyzed rats walk again after experimental treatment

August 03, 2017
Karen Moxon, a professor of biomedical and mechanical engineering at UC Davis, showed that a combined therapeutic regimen of drugs and physical therapy promoted cortical reorganization that bypassed a spinal cord injury, allowing paralyzed rats to walk again.