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...]

UVA School of Medicine Earns National Diversity Award

Sixth Year In a Row UVA Has Won Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Virginia School of Medicine has received a national award for its commitment to diversity and inclusion. UVA is one … [Read more...]

Pinn Hall Dedication: What a Great Day!

Before I arrived at UVA, a colleague of mine at the National Institutes of Health told me, “When you get to Virginia, you have to meet Vivian Pinn.” It was great advice. I’ve become friends with Dr. Pinn over the past two years and I’ll repeat that … [Read more...]

A Year in Review

Dear Colleagues: The other day while my wife and I were having morning coffee, we realized that I’m starting my third year as dean of the School of Medicine! We talked about how quickly the first two years have passed, how much we love … [Read more...]

A Message from Dean Wilkes – In the Wake of Weekend Events

August 15, 2017 Dear Colleagues, For those of you who could attend on short notice, thank you for gathering at yesterday’s town hall in the aftermath of this past weekend’s acts of terrorism in our community. We were shocked by the violence … [Read more...]