6 Questions with BIMS Student Mouadh Benamar

UVA students are fascinating. They come from myriad backgrounds and are — in my experience — incredibly selfless, giving, brilliant, and compassionate. Every time I have the pleasure to meet and speak with a student, they find new ways to amaze … [Read more...]

New Dry Eye Treatment To Treat Cause Not Symptoms

UVA School of Medicine researchers have developed a potential therapeutic treatment for dry eye, with human testing to start in March. The drug differs from other treatments of dry eye in that it aims to treat the cause of dry eye instead of masking … [Read more...]

Carrie Cowardin: 30 Under 30 – Healthcare

Carrie Cowardin was earning her doctorate in microbiology and immunology at UVA when she uncovered the true power of the dangerous pathogen C. difficile. Until recently, scientists did not understand what made this particular strain of bacteria so … [Read more...]

Grad Student Receives Congenital Heart Defect Research Award

Congratulations to biomedical engineering graduate student Xiaoying Cai for being selected as one of seven fellows by the American Heart Association and the Children’s Heart Foundation for a joint funding venture in congenital heart defect … [Read more...]

Inova and UVA Letter of Intent FAQs

What did Inova and UVA announce today? Inova and UVA announced that we have agreed, subject to the completion of definitive agreements, to form a research, education, and cancer research and clinical trials partnership. The institutions will … [Read more...]