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...]

School of Medicine Whitecoat Ceremony. Welcome to UVA, Class of 2020!

On Friday, Aug. 12, the School of Medicine welcomed the 156 students of the Class of 2020 to the University of Virginia at the White Coat Ceremony and Convocation, sponsored by the Class of 1965, held in Old Cabell Hall. This is an annual event … [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...]

Amid Terrorism Fears, Promising Leads in Hunt for Radiation Antidote

University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have identified promising drugs that could lead to the first antidote for radiation exposure that might result from a dirty bomb terror attack or a nuclear accident such as Chernobyl. Some of … [Read more...]