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NIH Provides $23 Million for Statewide Translational Research Institute

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) has been awarded a five-year grant of nearly $23 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance innovative ideas…
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‘Moonlighting’ Metabolism Molecule May Play Role in Eating Disorders

Dove-Anna Johnson spent last summer trying to determine what creates eating disorders. Johnson, a University of Virginia student whose research is funded through a Harrison Undergraduate Research Grant, investigated the…
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Unexpected Contributor to Rheumatoid Arthritis Discovered

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified an unexpected contributor to rheumatoid arthritis that may help explain the painful flare-ups associated with the disease. The discovery points to a potential…
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For This Pediatric Duo, It’s All About the Team

(Originally published in Pulse, a publication of UVA Health Foundation.) It’s 4:45 a.m., and James Gangemi, MD, is starting his day: exercise, breakfast, and then he’s off to work. The routine sounds…

Dr. Katharine DeGeorge Recognized as Future Leader in Family Medicine

The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) selected Katharine (Kate) DeGeorge, MD, MS, Assistant Professor, as one of 10 New Faculty Scholarsin 2019. “The program is designed to be a catalyst for developing…

And the Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Awards Go to …

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation recently awarded its Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award to six of our residents. This award recognizes outstanding humanistic teaching residents as identified by their…

Scientists Seeking to Regrow Kidneys Make Promising Discovery

Scientists seeking to regrow damaged kidneys have discovered that blocked kidneys in newborns have a remarkable ability to repair themselves after the obstruction is removed. The finding offers insights into…

Brain Discovery at UVA Makes ‘Most Promising Medical Advances’ List

University of Virginia School of Medicine discovery about the role of the brain’s cleaning system in aging and Alzheimer’s disease has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health as…

Exercise Before Surgery Can Protect Both Muscles and Nerves, UVA Study Suggests

Exercise can protect both muscle and nerves from damage caused by the restoration of blood flow after injury or surgery, new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine…