Alexandra Kadl, MD and SOM Researchers’ Find Genomic Test Can ID Patients at High Risk for Severe COVID-19


A genomic test being developed by a Charlottesville company can predict a patient’s risk of developing severe COVID-19, new research from UVA Health suggests. That information could help doctors identify…

Adam N. Goldfarb, MD Discovery Could Power Up Platelet Production On Demand


Discovery Could Power Up Platelet Production to Battle Blood Shortages A new discovery from the University of Virginia School of Medicine could let doctors ramp up production of blood-clotting platelets…

Jayakrishna Ambati, MD and Bradley Gelfand, PhD Receive $3.1M R01 Grant from NIH


The NIH has awarded a $3.1M grant to Jayakrishna Ambati, MD and Bradley Gelfand, PhD to research their exciting discovery that "jumping genes" called SINE elements have increased activity in…

Melanie R. Rutkowski, PhD Research Reveals How Unhealthy Gut Helps Breast Cancer Spread


An unhealthy gut triggers changes in normal breast tissue that help breast cancer spread to other parts of the body, new research from UVA Cancer Center reveals. The gut microbiome…

UVA Researchers Awarded $12M for Establishment of New Center for Systems Analysis of Stress-Adapted Cancer Organelles.


With a 12M grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute, the School of Engineering and Applied Science in collaboration with UVA Health Cancer Center and the School…

Ariel Gomez, MD and Maria Luisa Sequeira Lopez, MD, Leaders at the American Heart Association Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2022


The Gomez and Sequeira Lopez labs in the Department of Pediatrics Child Health Research Center attended the American Heart Association Hypertension Scientific Sessions in San Diego, California September 7-10, 2022.…

New Faculty Retreat Welcomes New School of Medicine Faculty


On Thursday morning, September 15, the School of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development held their annual New Faculty Retreat at the Colonnade Club. The retreat was attended…

Second Annual Michael J. Weber Symposium


The second annual Michael J. Weber Symposium will be held Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, honoring the life and achievements of the late research scientist and longtime director of the UVA…

Date: Oct 14, 2022 - Oct 14, 2022

Start Time: 8:00 am

End Time: 4:00 pm