Category: Basic Research

PREEMPT ACTIVITY MONITOR PROJECT

By Christopher M Moore, MD & Ann Tuzson, PT, PhD The PREEMPT project aims to develop and validate an activity monitor that patients can wear continuously in the acute care…

DEVELOPING NOVEL PATIENT MONITORING AND EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS

By Shrirang Gadrey, MD We developed a model for the oxygen-hemoglobin dissociation curve, which is more accurate than older models for acutely ill subjects. It was published in the journal…

Medicine Matters Newsletter – -November 2020

The November 2020 Medicine Matters Newsletter features the Division of Hospital Medicine. We welcome your feedback and continued updates, which can be sent to: Kim Kelley-Wagner at kak2cj@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

Nephrology Divisional Spotlight – September 2020

This year has changed and challenged us in ways that none of us could have ever imagined. So what did we do? We rose to the challenge, and we adapted…

Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology Clinical Updates – May 2020

Food allergy We are establishing an extensive network for the diagnosis and management of food allergies including protocols for advanced diagnostic testing and challenges. Patients are also invited as appropriate…

Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology Research Update – May 2020

Platts-Mills Lab Platts-Mills LabCore team members in Dr. Thomas A.E. Platts-Mills’ lab include Jeffrey Wilson, MD, PhD, Behnam Keshavarz, PhD and Lisa Workman, BA. Working as a team, a major…

Hematology/Oncology Updates – April 2020

Recent Hematology/Oncology Division Faculty on National & International Committees & Boards Dr. Kelly Davidson – Member, American Board of Internal Medicine Hematology Exam Committee Dr. Laahn Foster – Member, ASH…

General, Geriatric, Palliative Medicine Education Highlight – PATIENT STUDENT PARTNERSHIP

By Rachel Kon To expose medical students to longitudinal care of chronic illness patients and have a context to mentor students’ professional identity formation, the UVA School of Medicine launched…

The Latest in Nephrology Research Interests

Rahul Sharma, MS, PhD, Associate Professor The long-term goal of Dr Sharma’s research is to identify and produce novel therapeutic agents that have the potential of translation from bench to…

New Research Laboratory Space Planned for the Division of Nephrology

The Division of Nephrology/CIIR will inaugurate a new research laboratory in early 2020. 9,000 square feet of modern laboratory research space in Pinn Hall is being renovated to accommodate the…