Category: Clinical

Firas El Chaer, MD Presenting Clinical Data Evaluating Investigational Agent TP-3654 for Treatment of Myelofibrosis

11/8/2022

Firas El Chaer, MD, an assistant professor of medicine who specializes in hematology and oncology, will present preliminary clinical data evaluating investigational agent TP-3654 at the 64th American Society of…

A Surgical First: Multidisciplinary Team Brings Advanced Treatment and Comprehensive Care to CTEPH Patients

11/8/2022

If you’re a welder and you learn a new skill, you fire up your torch and give it a try. If you’re a teacher whose class is getting restless, you…

Sula Mazimba, MD, MPH and Kenneth Bilchick, MD, MS Reveal Potential New Treatment for Heart Failure

11/8/2022

A recent single-center, retrospective study of hospitalized patients conducted by UVA Health School of Medicine researchers revealed that colchicine, which is commonly used to treat gout in heart failure, significantly…

Jeff Elias, MD, Focused Ultrasound for Essential Tremor Shows Long-Term Relief

11/8/2022

A scalpel-free, high-tech form of brain surgery pioneered at UVA Health offers long-term relief for patients with essential tremor, a common movement disorder a five-year review shows. The study offers…

CDC Director Speaks at UVA Medical Center Hour

11/1/2022

Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, director of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, discussed this winter’s COVID-19 forecast on October 26 during Medical Center Hour at the University…

UVA Cancer Center and Other Cancer Groups Calling for Increased Access to CT scans for Lung Cancer Screenings

11/1/2022

UVA Health Cancer Center is joining more than 50 other top cancer organizations in calling to increase access to and use of low-dose computed tomography (CT) scans for Americans at high risk for lung…

Antonio Abbate, MD, PhD Brings Clinical Trial for STEMI patients to UVA

10/25/2022

Antonio Abbate, MD, PhD, the Ruth C. Heede Professor of Cardiology, recently joined the faculty in the Department of Medicine's Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. He is conducting a clinical trial…

UVA Grad Student’s Concussion Assessment Uses Digital Tool to Provide Immediate Results of Injured athlete

10/18/2022

A UVA grad student's innovative tool using digital QR codes to conduct pre-season concussion assessments, after injury, and during recovery has reduced the amount of time spent on assessments. This…