Category: Clinical 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…

ALLERGY & IMMUNOLOGY – RESEARCH

CLINICAL INITIATIVES In addition to providing comprehensive care for adult patients with the spectrum of allergic disorders and asthma our division has numerous specialized clinical initiatives: Immune deficiencies - The…

DIVISION SPOTLIGHT – ALLERGY & IMMUNOLOGY – Message From Dr. Thomas Platts-Mills – Division Chief, Allergy & Immunology

One of the dominant themes of Medicine in the last 50 years has been change. This includes both change created by technical advances and changes in disease that in most…

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

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Clinical Program

By Dr. Mike Shim COPD specialty clinic at the University of Virginia has been designated as a Joint Commission certified center of excellence for advanced COPD care since 2007. UVA…

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…

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)…

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…