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And the Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Awards Go to …

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation recently awarded its Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award to six of our residents. This award recognizes outstanding humanistic teaching residents as identified by their…

NIH Provides $23 Million for Statewide Translational Research Institute

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) has been awarded a five-year grant of nearly $23 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance innovative ideas…

‘Moonlighting’ Metabolism Molecule May Play Role in Eating Disorders

Dove-Anna Johnson spent last summer trying to determine what creates eating disorders. Johnson, a University of Virginia student whose research is funded through a Harrison Undergraduate Research Grant, investigated the…

Unexpected Contributor to Rheumatoid Arthritis Discovered

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified an unexpected contributor to rheumatoid arthritis that may help explain the painful flare-ups associated with the disease. The discovery points to a potential…

Brain Discovery at UVA Makes ‘Most Promising Medical Advances’ List

University of Virginia School of Medicine discovery about the role of the brain’s cleaning system in aging and Alzheimer’s disease has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health as…