Congratulations to the SOM Class of 2017

Watch the Video and see the slideshow below of the Class 2017 UVA School of Medicine Graduation, May 21, 2017. https://youtu.be/vyNt7oRJp1g SlideShow of 2017 UVA School of Medicine Graduation. Training healthcare providers of the future is one … [Read more...]

A 350-Year-Old Clock Mystery Sheds Light on Human Health

A peculiar phenomenon observed in pendulum clocks in 1665 also explains how the body times the replacement of disease-preventing cells in our guts, researchers have found. The discovery could help doctors determine when to give drugs, cancer … [Read more...]

2017 Diploma Ceremony Live

The Class of 2017 Diploma Ceremony will be available on Facebook Live. Streaming live from the Paramount Theatre in Downtown Charlottesville Virginia. Watch it from anywhere; find it on our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Medicine.Virginia/ … [Read more...]

Discovery About the Heart Sheds Light on Deadly Disease

Kidney research at the University of Virginia School of Medicine has unexpectedly led to a discovery about the formation of the heart, including the identification of a gene responsible for a deadly cardiac condition. UVA scientists were surprised … [Read more...]

Reversing Depression Symptoms in Mice Using Probiotics Found in Yogurt

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have reversed depression symptoms in mice by feeding them Lactobacillus, a probiotic bacteria found in live-cultures yogurt. Further, they have discovered a specific mechanism for how the … [Read more...]