At UC Davis, we're busy creating a healthier world. Explore the following highlights of the innovations and breakthroughs at UC Davis Health:

Combined transplant
Combined transplant

UC Davis Medical Center performed Northern California’s first combined kidney and pancreas transplant in 1985.


Hospital aerial, nation’s first artificial tongue
Nation’s first artificial tongue

In the 1980s, the UC Davis Department of Otolaryngology developed the nation’s first artificial tongue to aid speech.