Category: Research

UVA Leverages $100 Million Gift to Launch the Paul and Diane Manning Institute of Biotechnology

1/24/2023

The University of Virginia announced plans to launch a biotechnology institute that positions UVA at the very forefront of cutting-edge medicine such as cellular and gene therapies that revolutionize how…

Call for Letters of Intent: Educational Research Grant and Fellowship for Scholarly Innovation in Medical/Biomedical Sciences Education

1/17/2023

Call for Letters of Intent Educational Research Grant and Fellowship for Scholarly Innovation in Medical/Biomedical Sciences Education Introduction Educational scholarship is a significant component of the education mission of the…

Two SOM Faculty Join 2022 Scholars Cohort After Completing iDRIV Program

1/17/2023

This year, the iTHRIV Scholars cohort is growing from within. Irène Mathieu, MD, an assistant professor of Pediatrics, and Patricia Rodriguez-Lozano, MD, an assistant professor of medicine, joined the 2022…

Todd Stukenberg, PhD Awarded $3.3 Million Grant to Study Mechanisms of Mitotic Regulation

1/17/2023

Todd Stukenberg, PhD, a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, was awarded a $3.3 million grant to study mechanisms of mitotic regulation. The Stukenberg Lab studies the…

Hui Li, PhD Awarded $2.5 Million Grant For Research Targeting AVIL, a Novel Oncogene in Rhabdomyosarcoma

1/17/2023

Hui Li, PhD, the Harrison Distinguished Professor of Pathology, was awarded a $2.5 million grant for a project titled "Targeting AVIL, a novel oncogene in rhabdomyosarcoma." Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is the…

SOM Hosting Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs Seminar

1/17/2023

Dean Melina Kibbe will welcome Kristie Lidie, PhD and Sandy Snyder, MSN, RN to the School of Medicine on February 1, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. to present the Congressionally…

Heather Ferris, MD, PhD Awarded Two Grants for $3 Million to Study How Brain Cholesterol Impacts Risk for Alzheimer’s

1/12/2023

Heather Ferris, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism and a member of the Neuroscience Department, was awarded a 5 year, $2.4…

William Petri, MD, PhD Receives $3 Million R37 NIH MERIT Award to Study the Parasite Causing Amebic Dysentery

1/12/2023

William A. Petri MD, PhD, the Frost Professor of Epidemiology and a clinician-scientist in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, was awarded an R37 MERIT Award for $3…