Category: Research

DoM Medicine Matters Newsletter – April 2019


The April 2019 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to:  

UVA Interstitial Lung Disease Program One of Nation’s Best


Comprehensive Care and Research Flourishes for Patients with Pulmonary Fibrosis he Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Program in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine continues to blossom, with 400…

Pulmonary Research Staff Profile – Pei-Chi Hou


Tell us a little bit about yourself. I grew up and was educated in Taiwan, completing my Ph.D. in molecular and cell biology at the Institute of Basic Medical Sciences…



Robert M. Carey, MD, MACP, FRCPI, FAHA, Dean, Emeritus, and Professor of Medicine, served as Co-chair of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Writing Committee on the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation…

Endocrinology and Metabolism Research


2018 was prosperous for the Division’s research program. In FY2018, our investigators received an excess of $10M in external awards. We have internationally recognized research programs in the areas of diabetes…

UVA Expands Type 1 Diabetes Technology Clinic


University of Virginia Health System has opened an expanded outpatient clinic to help patients with type 1 diabetes and insulin-dependent patients with type 2 diabetes more easily obtain appropriate technology…

January 2019 Announcements


New Grant Awarded Congratulations to Drs. Patrick Dillon and Christian Brenin who have been awarded a grant funded by the Cancer Center and the Women’s 4-miler Breast Cancer Research Fund.…

Exercise Discovery Could Save Lives of Sickest, Most Gravely Injured


From UVA Today By Josh Barney (10/24/17) A new discovery about how exercise helps protect us from disease could one day dramatically reduce the death rate among the sickest and most…

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…

Mapping the Heart


Unique "Vests" Offer New Promise for Treating A-Fib The routine beat of the human heart is easy to take for granted—unless you are one of the seven million patients in…