Year: 2021

UVA Driving Simulator Goes Virtual to Help More People With Autism

The next destination for the University of Virginia School of Medicine’s efforts to help people with autism learn to drive: virtual reality. Daniel J. Cox, PhD, a researcher with UVA’s…

Charles Farber, PhD, to Direct UVA Center for Public Health Genomics

Dr. Charles Farber will direct the UVA Center for Public Health Genomics, effective January 1, 2022. The Center was established within the School of Medicine in January of 2007 with…

Meet Brianna Baldwin, Citizen of the Diné Nation and School of Medicine Class of 2025 Student

Brianna Sells Baldwin is a first-year medical student, Class of 2025, here in UVA’s School of Medicine. She grew up in Virginia Beach and her family is from the Diné (Navajo) Nation out west.…

UVA Develops Precise Brain Surgery Without a Scalpel

University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have developed a noninvasive way to remove faulty brain circuits that could allow doctors to treat debilitating neurological diseases without the need for conventional…

FDA Approves Focused Ultrasound for Parkinson’s Symptoms

The federal Food and Drug Administration has approved an incisionless form of brain surgery to treat advanced Parkinson’s disease after successful testing at the School of Medicine and other sites.…

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU and UVA Children’s Develop Regional Collaboration

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU and UVA Children’s are teaming up to ensure children and families in Virginia have convenient access to quality cardiac surgery. Through the relationship, newborns and children will…

iTHRIV Backs Bids to Improve Lung Transplant Outcomes, Reduce Waste

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV), a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Clinical and Translational Research Award hub, has awarded $200,000 in pilot funding across five multi-institutional…

For Immunocompromised, Antibody Cocktail Could Offer Much-Needed COVID-19 Protection

In what could be very good news for the immunocompromised, an antibody cocktail tested at the University of Virginia School of Medicine appears to offer long-lasting protection from COVID-19. The…

Petri Receives Maxwell Finland Award from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

Please join me in congratulating Dr. William Petri, Wade Hampton Frost Professor of Medicine, on receiving the Maxwell Finland Award from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases. This prestigious award…

12 Photos | Pediatric Community Vaccination Center Opening

On Nov. 8, UVA Health opened the Pediatric Community Vaccination Center, which provides COVID-19 vaccinations to children 5-11 years old. On the first day, team members vaccinated 150 children. Thank…