Faculty News Round-Up, June 2

June 2, 2017 by   |   Leave a Comment

UVA School of Medicine Faculty News Weekly Round-Up
June 2

• Meet the Faculty Entrepreneur Developing a Cancer Drug with Fewer Side Effects

A company started by a University of Virginia faculty member is developing a drug with the potential to treat multiple cancers without the severe side effects of chemotherapy.

The company, called iTi Health, was founded in 2010 by Kimberly Kelly, PhD, an associate professor of biomedical engineering at the UVA School of Medicine. It recently won new funding during the McIntire School of Commerce’s Galant Challenge, which helps connect UVA-affiliated startups with venture capitalists.

Read more: https://news.virginia.edu/content/meet-faculty-entrepreneur-developing-cancer-drug-fewer-side-effects

• NBC29 UVA House Call: Dr. Kate Pettit on High Risk Multiple Gestation Pregnancies

Kate Pettit, MD, is an assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UVA School of Medicine.

Watch the video: http://www.nbc29.com/clip/13358337/uva-house-call-dr-kate-pettit-on-high-risk-multiple-gestation-pregnancies

Did we miss something? If you have UVA School of Medicine faculty news to share, please email christa@virginia.edu.

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