Category: Basic Research

The NASA Twins Study


Dr Francine Garrett-Bakelman (a.k.a. Fran), a physician scientist in the Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, was one of the first co-authors on a Science paper published on…

Stem Cell Transplant Team Initiates Photopheresis at UVA


Photopheresis is a modified apheresis procedure where lymphocytes in the buffy coat are treated with a photosensitizer, called methoxypsoralen, and exposed to ultraviolet light. Methoxypsoralen when exposed to ultraviolet light…

DoM Notes and Updates For June 2019


Congratulations to Dr Mitch Rosner who is the recipient of the 2019 Robert G. Narins Award. This award honors individuals who have made meritorious contributions in education and teaching. Congratulations…

DoM Medicine Matters Newsletter – May 2019


  The May 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to:

New Clinical Trials Opening in Hematology/Oncology


Genitourinary Oncology Primary Dreicer, Robert CRC: Drake, Jennifer 19-20484 PHAR B-701_U22 Stages: Any/all CT.GOV ID: NCT03123055   A Multi-Center, Single-Arm, Open-Label Phase 1b/2 Study of a Novel FGFR3 Inhibitor (B-701)…

Charting the Rhythm of a Beating Heart


Virtual Software Offers Life-Changing Option for Heart Failure Patients From UVA PULSE (Fall 2017) MOST OF US TAKE the beating of our hearts for granted. For many heart failure patients,…

Discovery May Help Patients Beat Deadly Pneumonia


By Josh Barney Researchers have found that a hormone responsible for controlling iron metabolism helps fight off a severe form of bacterial pneumonia, and that discovery may offer a simple…

Call for Abstracts for 2017 Research & Scholars Day


Abstracts are due by Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Submit abstracts and register here. Further info: Tony Brinkman, DOM Education The Department of Medicine's annual Carey-Marshall-Thorner Research & Scholars Day will be held on…

Surprising Findings on Deadly Diarrhea Suggest Ways to Save Children’s Lives


UVA Health News Release, 9/27/16 - Josh Barney New research offers unprecedented insights into the causes of childhood diarrhea, the second-leading cause of death of children worldwide, and suggests that…

Mark Your Calendars: DOM’s Research & Scholars Day, Wed. May 11th


Please plan to attend the Department of Medicine's annual Carey-Marshall-Thorner Research & Scholars Day on Wednesday, May 11, 2016. It starts at noon with a Grand Rounds presentation by Dr. Dean Kedes…