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Christopher Kramer, MD, Selected as Next Leader of the American College of Cardiology

7/26/2023

Christopher Kramer, MD, chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, will serve as vice president of the American College of Cardiology in 2024-2025. In subsequent years, Dr. Kramer will assume…

School of Medicine Hosts 40 Undergraduate Students for Summer Medical Leadership Program

7/26/2023

This summer, the UVA School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion hosted 40 pre-med undergraduates for the Summer Medical Leadership Program (SMLP) from June 5 - July 14.…

UVA Study Will Help New Moms in Bangladesh Recover from Anemia

7/26/2023

Here’s an understatement: Childbirth can be taxing. The process drains the blood of iron, adding to postpartum fatigue, which can lead to life-threatening anemia in up to 25% of new…

A Tiny Life Saved Through UVA Health’s Living Donor Donation Program

7/26/2023

Right now, more than 20,000 people across the country are waiting for liver transplants, many of whom need them urgently. Living donors have the unique experience of donating to people…

Ian Wenker, PhD, Awarded $2.2 Million to Investigate Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy

7/26/2023

Ian Wenker, PhD, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine’s Department of Anesthesiology, was recently awarded an R01 grant from NINDS entitled “The Neural Circuitry of Seizure-Induced Apnea” and…

Inflammation Discovery Could Slow Aging, Prevent Age-Related Diseases

7/26/2023

University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have discovered a key driver of chronic inflammation that accelerates aging. That finding could let us slow the clock to live longer, healthier…

James Daniero, MD, and Collaborators Awarded Two NIH Grants for $3.1 Million

7/26/2023

James Daniero, MD, an associate professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Laryngology Division, and his collaborators were recently awarded two NIH grants totaling $3.1 million to study…

Medicine in Motion: Huiwang Ai, PhD

7/26/2023

I'm a biophysicist and a chemical biologist. We develop molecular biosensors to better understand processes related to redox biology, metabolism and neuronal activity. —Huiwang Ai, PhD, Professor, Department of Molecular…