SNMA Organizes “Week of Reflection and Positivity”

UVA’s chapter of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) is holding a “Week of Reflection and Positivity,” Aug. 6-12. This is a series of events to reflect on and demonstrate our resilience as a community. See below for details: August … [Read more...]

Autism Risk Determined by Health of Mom’s Gut, UVA Research Reveals

July 18, 2018, Josh Barney, jdb9a@virginia.edu The risk of developing autism-spectrum disorders is determined by the mother’s microbiome – the collection of microorganisms that naturally live inside us – during pregnancy, new research from the … [Read more...]

Every Heartbeat Matters: From the Dominican Republic to UVA, and Back Again

By Whitelaw Reid; reprinted from UVA Today, July 06 Eliany Mejia-Lopez was 20 years old and completing her final year of medical school in the Dominican Republic when she met a team of visiting doctors from the University of Virginia who made her … [Read more...]

Say Goodbye to GREs

Republished from the Dean's Office Blog The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is a standardized test that most graduate schools across the nation require to accompany student applications. It certainly was required here at UVA’s School of … [Read more...]

Pediatric Oncologist’s Work Among Top 10 Clinical Research Achievements of 2017

By Dan Heuchert (reprinted from UVA Today, May 23, 2018) A University of Virginia School of Medicine researcher’s pioneering work in childhood cancer has been honored as one of the top 10 clinical research achievements of 2017. Dr. Daniel “Trey” … [Read more...]