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UVA Scientist Developing Gene Therapy to Help Girls with Rett Syndrome

University of Virginia School of Medicine scientist is developing an innovative gene therapy she hopes will slow disease progression and improve movement, coordination and communication in children with Rett syndrome.…

Offering Career-Changers a Different Path to Medical School

Nate French, a 2012 Duke University political science graduate, decided to become a doctor after working as an emergency medical technician in his hometown of Rochester, New York. French is currently in the University of Virginia’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies...

$4.4 Million Grant to Boost UVA Health’s Home Monitoring Services

A three-year, $4.4 million Federal Communications Commission grant will enable UVA Health to expand its Interactive Home Monitoring care for patients with serious and chronic conditions, including COVID-19 and diabetes.…

UVA’s David S. Wilkes Elected to Prestigious National Academy of Medicine

David S. Wilkes, MD, dean of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields…

UVA Researchers Harnessing Big Data’s Power to Fight the Flu

Each year, between 5% and 20% of people in the U.S. catch the flu. Hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and some die. During the 2017-18 flu season, a particularly severe…