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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…

Medical Students Say Goodbye to Their First Patient, Their Best Teacher

At the annual Anatomical Donor Convocation of Gratitude on Nov. 15, UVA School of Medicine students paid their respects and showed gratitude to the donors who graciously donated their bodies…

Seizures in Babies: UVA Doctor Sheds Light on Why They Have Lifelong Effects

A doctor at the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital is using an elegant new approach to mapping brain activity to shed light on what happens during seizures in newborns that…

The Meat Allergy: UVA Identifies Biological Changes Triggered By Tick Bites

University of Virginia School of Medicine scientist has, for the first time, identified key immunological changes in people who abruptly develop an allergic reaction to mammalian meat, such as beef. His…