Category: Research

Robert Dreicer Joins Cancer Center As Deputy Director

Robert Dreicer, MD, MS, FACP, FASCO, a distinguished clinician, researcher and administrator, joined the Cancer Center in early January as its new Deputy Director and Associate Director for Clinical Research. He…

Research on Polio Vaccine Receives $1.5 Million Gates Foundation Grant

Thanks to the Gates Foundation, October and November were a season of plenty for the Division of Infectious Diseases & International Health. Mami Taniuchi, PhD, a senior scientist in Eric…

Shu Man Fu and Rahul Sharma Receive Three-Year Award from Alliance for Lupus Research

Co-investigators Shu Man Fu (left) and Rahul Sharma (right) received a three-year research grant from the Alliance for Lupus Research to study a novel hybrid cytokine, IL-2/IL-33, as a therapeutic…

Division of Infectious Diseases: Study of Cryptosporidiosis and Malnutrition in Bangladesh

Two participants, with children, in a study of cryptosporidiosis being conducted in Bangladesh by the Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health. Below: Mother-Infant Cryptosporidiosis Study team members, with their institutional affiliation…

Researchers Discover New Way Human Cells Are Killed

Reprinted from a press release by Josh Barney CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., April 9, 2014 University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers studying a potentially deadly parasitic infection have discovered an unknown…

Research News

Amy Mathers has just returned from two months at Oxford where she used next generation sequencing to do the genomes and plasmids of over 200 carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriacea from UVA Hospital,…