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2012 News

UC Davis to Test Experimental Drug for Laminitis in Horses

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

A Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Inhibitor developed in Dr. Hammock's lab has shown positive results in treating late stage laminitis, a non-treatable, painful and often life-threatening foot-related disease in horses.  Clinical trials are currently underway in horses.

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Cell Biologist Dr. Henry Sun gave tips to UC Davis Grad Students about Survival Skills for Young Investigators

Monday, June 18, 2012

World-renowned cell biologist and former UCD Ph.D. student Dr. Henry Sun gave a workshop to graduate students on June 16 on how to be successful in doing research. He did this during a visit in 2000 that was a smashing suceess and got rave reviews from the students and faculty in attendance. That experience inspired him to develop his ideas more fornally, leading to a Nature article and development of a workship. 


This year, the workshop was again very well-received and was attended by 100 people comprised mostly of graduate students, but postdoctoral scholars, faculty and staff were also in attendance. The one-day workshop covered topics including experimental design, scientific writing, grant writing and oral presentation. 


UC Davis Bioassay Adopted for EPA Screening Program

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

An estrogenic cell bioassay, developed in UCD Superfund Research Program (SRP) group led by Michael S. Denison, Ph.D., was accepted as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tier 1 screening program for estrogenic chemicals.

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