Category: Clinical

Melina R. Kibbe Named Dean of UVA’s School of Medicine

The University of Virginia has named pioneering physician leader Melina R. Kibbe, MD, as 17th dean of the UVA School of Medicine and chief health affairs officer for UVA Health.…

UVA Discovery Reveals Potential Way To Prevent Heart Attacks, and Strokes

Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified a potential way to head off heart attacks and strokes by strengthening the fibrous caps overlying atherosclerotic plaques that…

Q&A: What New COVID-19 Variants Mean For Our Vaccine Options

Over nearly a year of life in a global pandemic, words and phrases like “masking,” “social distancing,” “quarantine” and “herd immunity” have jumped into public conversation and stayed there, shorthand…

Research That Saves Lives: Four COVID-19 Therapies Being Tested at UVA

Over the past nine months, clinical trials conducted at the University of Virginia have led to new treatments for patients fighting COVID-19 in Charlottesville and new tools for health care…

UVA Community Testing Provides Thousands Of FREE COVID-19 Tests In Charlottesville

Every Tuesday at Mount Zion First African Baptist Church in Charlottesville, a line of cars and people forms, and doctors, nurses and staff, clad in protective equipment, swab each patient,…