UVA Honored on National “100 Great Orthopedics Programs” List

Becker’s Hospital Review has selected University of Virginia Orthopedics at UVA Medical Center for its list of 100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedics programs. “The hospitals included on this list are national leaders in … [Read more...]

Congratulations to our 2018 Pinn Scholars

The Pinn Scholars program, which started last year, is an initiative born from strategic planning to support and recognize our mid-level faculty. Pinn Scholars are selected on the basis of their scientific expertise and contributions to the School of … [Read more...]

UVA Researchers Discover a New Target for “Triple-Negative” Breast Cancer

So-called “triple-negative” breast cancer is a particularly aggressive and difficult-to-treat form. It accounts for only about 10 percent of breast cancer cases, but is responsible for about 25 percent of breast cancer fatalities. Triple-negative … [Read more...]

Popular Pooches Come Out to De-Stress Medical Students

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5V4dMfG-3Mw On Nov. 17, University of Virginia Health System’s popular therapy dogs — friendly canines who visit with hospital patients — came out to de-stress UVA medical students at a study break dubbed the “5 Cs … [Read more...]

Susan G. Komen Awards UVA $450,000 for Innovative Breast Cancer Research

Scientist Seeks to Harness Gut Bacteria to Battle Tumors and Stop Their Spread CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 23, 2017 – Researcher Melanie Rutkowski, PhD, can envision a day when doctors prescribe a specific diet to prevent the spread of breast cancer. … [Read more...]