Category: Researcher

Ithrive Awards Pilot Funding to Four Multi-institutional Research Projects

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia, commonly known as “iTHRIV,” has awarded funding to four multi-institutional research projects through the Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program. By providing…

Dialysis Drug Dosing Improved by Using Big Data Analytics

Kidney disease affects approximately 30 million Americans. About 650,000 of these individuals – including nearly 15,000 Virginians – suffer from end-stage renal disease, requiring prolonged dialysis, the mechanical cleansing of…

Study Suggests an Unhealthy Gut Can Promote Spread of Breast Cancer

An unhealthy, inflamed gut causes breast cancer to become much more invasive and spread more quickly to other parts of the body, new research from the University of Virginia Cancer…

Ambitious Health Research Collaboration Funded by $12.5 Million Grant

A groundbreaking research collaboration at the School of Medicine that is shedding light on everything from cancer to diabetes to cardiovascular disease has received $12.5 million from the National Institutes of Health.…

HIV Outcomes Improved by Expanding On-Site Mental Health Services

Increasing access to mental health services improves HIV outcomes among vulnerable patients, a new study from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests. Based on their findings, the researchers are…