Category: Basic Research

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: RDOMWebNewsletter@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

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…

Michael Brown & Team Find Link Between Immune Cells, Weight Control, Disease Resistance

A research team led by UVA Nephrology's Michael Brown, PhD, has shown how our DNA determines our ability to fight off viruses, revealing that many genes work together to control immune…

Pediatric Nephrology Fellow Erika Rhone Receives ASPN Award

Congratulation to Erika Rhone, MD, Pediatric Nephrology Fellow and postdoctoral fellow on the UVA Nephrology T32 Training Grant, who was awarded a 2016 Trainee Research Award in Basic Science from the…