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UVA Reveals How Gene Mutation Boosts Cancer Risk

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered how a common gene mutation robs people of natural cancer protection. Hao Jiang, PhD, of UVA Cancer Center, and his…

UVA Awards $19M in STEM Funding to 4 Key Research Projects

The University of Virginia has awarded $19 million for interdisciplinary STEM research across Grounds as part of the Prominence-to-Preeminence Fund. “UVA faculty undertake groundbreaking and inspiring research every day,” UVA Provost…

2021 Innovator of the Year Honored for Leading COVID-19 Testing Efforts Across Virginia

The University of Virginia Licensing & Ventures Group (UVA LVG) has named Amy Mathers, MD, the 2021 Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year. Since 1992, this endowed award recognizes University researchers…

Sibiski Named Chief Operating Officer, Holt Has Expanded Role as Associate Dean for Finance and Administration

Please welcome our new School of Medicine Chief Operating Officer, Jeremy Sibiski, MBA, MHA, and an expanded role for our Associate Dean for Finance & Administration, Allison Holt, BA, CPA. Jeremy Sibiski joins the…

National Academy of Medicine Elects 100 New Members

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) recently announced the election of 90 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting. Election to the Academy is considered one of…

Month One as Dean: Updates, Kudos, Stinkbugs

I have had the distinct pleasure of serving as dean of this great school for a month now. All of my experiences in that short time — minus the stink…