UVA Research Narrows Aim For Treating Second-Leading Killer Of Children

New research offers unprecedented insights into the causes of childhood diarrhea, the second-leading cause of death of children worldwide, and suggests that the role of pathogens such as bacteria, viruses and parasites has been vastly … [Read more...]

School of Medicine Whitecoat Ceremony. Welcome to UVA, Class of 2020!

On Friday, Aug. 12, the School of Medicine welcomed the 156 students of the Class of 2020 to the University of Virginia at the White Coat Ceremony and Convocation, sponsored by the Class of 1965, held in Old Cabell Hall. This is an annual event … [Read more...]

3-D Printed Skulls Prepare New Doctors While Promoting World-Class Health Care

Patients who walk into Dr. Jose Gurrola’s otolaryngology clinic at the University of Virginia Health System are seeking relief from a wide range of nasal issues, from nosebleeds and chronic sinusitis to brain fluid … [Read more...]

Amid Terrorism Fears, Promising Leads in Hunt for Radiation Antidote

University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have identified promising drugs that could lead to the first antidote for radiation exposure that might result from a dirty bomb terror attack or a nuclear accident such as Chernobyl. Some of … [Read more...]

UVA Tests Electronic Tablets to Improve Pre-Hospital Stroke Care

A clinical trial testing mobile videoconferencing as a means for physicians to diagnose stroke patients while they’re being transported to the hospital has found that a tablet-based system produced diagnoses highly correlating with a bedside … [Read more...]