Electricity-Conducting Bacteria Yield Secret to Tiny Batteries, Big Medical Advances

4/5/2019

Scientists at the University of Virginia and elsewhere have made a surprising discovery about how strange bacteria that live in soil and sediment can conduct electricity. The bacteria do so,…

New Approach to Repairing Damaged Peripheral Nervous System Discovered

4/3/2019

A new University of Virginia study proves that a damaged peripheral nervous system is capable of repairing itself – when healthy cells are recruited there from the central nervous system.…

“Ultrasound Is the New Stethoscope,” and Other Things I Learned from the UVA-Guatemala Initiative

4/3/2019

Last fall, UVA Connect sat down with David Burt, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the UVA-Guatemala Initiative (UVA-GI), to discuss the UVA-Guatemala Initiative’s collaboration to design, build, and implement the Information…

Congratulations SMD19, on a Successful Match Day!

4/3/2019

On Friday, March 15, the UVA School of Medicine’s Class of 2019 learned where they will continue their training as residents at hospitals across the country, including UVA Medical Center.…

For This Pediatric Duo, It’s All About the Team

3/19/2019

(Originally published in Pulse, a publication of UVA Health Foundation.) It’s 4:45 a.m., and James Gangemi, MD, is starting his day: exercise, breakfast, and then he’s off to work. The routine sounds…

Dr. Katharine DeGeorge Recognized as Future Leader in Family Medicine

3/19/2019

The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) selected Katharine (Kate) DeGeorge, MD, MS, Assistant Professor, as one of 10 New Faculty Scholars in 2019. “The program is designed to be a catalyst for…

And the Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Awards Go to …

3/19/2019

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation recently awarded its Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award to six of our residents. This award recognizes outstanding humanistic teaching residents as identified by their…

NIH Provides $23 Million for Statewide Translational Research Institute

3/5/2019

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) has been awarded a five-year grant of nearly $23 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance innovative ideas…