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...]

Odysseus 1 Award for Dr. Ravichandran

Congratulations Congratulations to Kodi Ravichandran, PhD, Harrison Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology, on receiving the Odysseus 1 Award, from the Research Foundation Flanders … [Read more...]

UVA Research Narrows Aim For Treating Second-Leading Killer Of Children

New research offers unprecedented insights into the causes of childhood diarrhea, the second-leading cause of death of children worldwide, and suggests that the role of pathogens such as bacteria, viruses and parasites has been vastly … [Read more...]

3-D Printed Skulls Prepare New Doctors While Promoting World-Class Health Care

Patients who walk into Dr. Jose Gurrola’s otolaryngology clinic at the University of Virginia Health System are seeking relief from a wide range of nasal issues, from nosebleeds and chronic sinusitis to brain fluid … [Read more...]