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Advanced Cardiac Valve Center Celebrates All-Time High With 200 Procedures

UVA cardiac valve team took time in July to celebrate a significant milestone: the team ended the fiscal year with more than 200 heart valve procedures. This all-time high is…
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iTHRIV, Community Groups Partner to Improve Health of Virginians

Four biomedical research projects to improve the health of Virginians will be funded by the integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia, or iTHRIV, a Clinical Translational Science Award Hub.…
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UVA Health System Works to Reduce Unnecessary Testing, Promote High Value Care

When a patient goes to a hospital for an ailment such as pneumonia, he or she expects thorough and appropriate care. Physicians work hard to provide that kind of high-value…
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Incredible ‘Hullk’ that Controls Growth and Aggressiveness of Prostate Cancer Discovered

Cancer researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified a key to controlling the growth and progression of prostate cancer, the second most common cancer in men. The researchers…

School of Medicine: 2018-19 Promotion & Tenure

Please join us in celebrating the newly promoted/tenured faculty in the School of Medicine. Congratulations on their hard work and excellence — it has been recognized by the Promotion and…

Growing Gut Microbes to Fight Disease and Improve Human Health

A young scientist at the University of Virginia School of Medicine has received a prestigious grant to determine how best to grow gut microbes to fight disease and improve human…

Doctors Determine How to Handle Blood Sugar After Stroke

Hyperglycemia, or high levels of glucose, is common in patients with acute ischemic stroke and is associated with worse outcomes compared with normal blood sugar levels. Animal studies also pointed…

Martin Honored by Association of Women Surgeons

Congratulations to Allison Martin, MD, MPH, General Surgery Resident, on receiving the Hilary Sanfey Outstanding Resident Award. This honor from the Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) “recognizes surgical trainees who demonstration potential…

SOM Pilots a New Online Learning Management System. Who Knew It Could Be So Much Fun?

Let the games begin! When it was time to test Virginia Medicine’s (VMED) new online learning management system (learn.med), the School of Medicine technology team took a fun and innovative…