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UVA White Coat Ceremony Welcomes Class of 2026


On August 12, the UVA School of Medicine MD Class of 2026 and their families…

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Four Over Forty-Four

Four Over Forty-Four


Graduate students and post-doctoral research fellows are the lifeblood of our research community – they…

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Julia Scialla, MD, Links Chronic Kidney Disease to Eating Fewer Fruits and Vegetables


Julia J. Scialla, MD, a UVA School of Medicine Division of Nephrology kidney specialist and…

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Anja Katrin Bielinsky, PhD, Appointed Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Anja Katrin Bielinsky, PhD, Appointed Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics


Anja Katrin Bielinsky, PhD, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Department of…

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Professor Ken Walsh, MD, PhD, Studies Male Lifespan


Cardiovascular Medicine Professor Kenneth Walsh, MD, PhD, and his team used cutting-edge CRISPR gene-editing technology…

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Assistant Dean for Student and Housestaff Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Assistant Dean for Student and Housestaff Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


We are accepting applications for a new leadership role. The position of Assistant Dean for…

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Maria Luisa Sequeira Lopez, MD, Received American Heart Association Award

Maria Luisa Sequeira Lopez, MD, FAHA received a 2022 Harriet Dustan Award from American Heart Association (AHA). The Harriet Dustan Award, sponsored by the Council on Hypertension, recognizes female investigators…

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Cell Spotlights UVA BIMS Graduate Student Author Leticia Beltran in Faces of Cell Campaign

Leticia Beltran, a biophysics PhD candidate in the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program (BIMS) at UVA School of Medicine, was highlighted in the journal Cell's campaign "Faces of Cell" which aims…

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School of Medicine Class of 2026 Attended Student Orientation

On August 3, 2022, the School of Medicine hosted a student orientation for the incoming Class of 2026. The students were welcomed by Dean Melina Kibbe, Senior Associate Dean for…

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Stephen Abbott, PhD, Working with Cross-Grounds Research Team Studying New Treatments for Swallowing Disorders

Stephen Abbott, PhD, an assistant professor of pharmacology with School of Medicine and John Campbell, a molecular neuroscientist and professor with the College of Arts and Sciences are part of…

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Jennifer Sasson, MD, Study Finds Treatment for Asthma and Eczema Can Improve COVID Survival Rates

A new clinical trial, designed and led by Jennifer Sasson, MD, with the School of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, suggests a monoclonal antibody used to treat…

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William Petri, MD, PhD, Discusses COVID-19 Connection to Neanderthals Chromosome 3 and Monkeypox in Daily Progress Article

William A. Petri, MD, PhD discusses COVID-19 questions about individual susceptibility to COVID and the connection to genetic differences in chromosome 3 which comes in part from Neanderthals. He also…

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