Year: 2020

Just When You Thought Our Medical Students Couldn’t Be More Awesome, They Go and Do This…

I’ve been writing about our students in the School of Medicine for nearly a decade. One constant I’ve noticed throughout the years: med students always leave me in awe. This…

Everything You Need To Know About Your Smartphone’s New COVID-19 Tracker

Apparently a global pandemic makes strange bedfellows. That was one of the first things to come to mind following the recent announcement that Google and Apple would work together to…

Q&A: UVA Health COO On The Unique Opportunities Of An Academic Medical Center

When it comes to fighting a pandemic, academic medical centers like the University of Virginia’s have several unique advantages that can be used to help the community, the commonwealth and…

Timely $1 Million Grant To UVA Health Boosts Ability To Produce COVID-19 Tests

Since UVA Health began testing for COVID-19, faculty, administrators and staff have been working around the clock to expand testing capabilities. What began just a week ago with an initial…

Biocomplexity Institute Wins $10M Grant To Thwart Future Pandemics

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the world, researchers at the University of Virginia’s Biocomplexity Institute have won a new $10 million, five-year collaborative “Expeditions in Computing” grant from the…