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Scott Heysell, MD, Appointed as Director of the Center for Global Healthy Equity

7/5/2023

Scott Heysell, MD, an infectious disease specialist in the Department of Medicine, has been named director of the Center for Global Health Equity effective July 1, 2023. Dr. Hysell, the…

Five Graduating Residents Receive Anne L. Brodie Resident Clinician Award

7/5/2023

The Brodie Medical Education Fund Committee annually recognizes up to five graduating residents from across all UVA medical and surgical residency programs with the Anne L. Brodie Resident Clinician Award.…

Dean Melina R. Kibbe, MD, Selected by Virginia Business Magazine as An Inspiring Female Leader in the Commonwealth

7/5/2023

Congratulations to Melina R. Kibbe, MD, Dean of UVA School of Medicine and Chief Health Affairs Officer, UVA Health for being selected by Virginia Business magazine as an inspiring female…

BIMS 2023 Graduate Arby Abood, PhD: Journey from Iraq to Virginia to Become a Scientist

7/5/2023

Growing up in Iraq, Arby Abood dreamed of becoming a scientist his whole life. In 2003, at the age of 15, he and his mother fled Iraq to Jordan due…

UVA Cancer Center’s Cutting-Edge Immunotherapy Soon Available With No Hospital Stay

7/5/2023

A cutting-edge type of cancer immunotherapy – which supercharges immune cells to better destroy cancer cells – will no longer require a hospital stay for select adult outpatients at UVA…

Two UVA Researchers Aim to Solve the Mystery of Aging

7/5/2023

Two UVA researchers are looking at ways to extend healthy lifespan, using different approaches to study the aging process. Eyleeen O’Rourke, PhD, an associate professor of biology and cell biology…

iTHRIV Research Concierge Services Available

7/5/2023

The NIH-NCATS' Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program supports an elite network of institutions, called hubs, across the country. One of these hubs is the integrated Translational Health Research…

Jung-Bum Shin, PhD, Awarded $2.3 Million for Study of Auditory Hair Cell Repair

7/5/2023

Jung-Bum Shin, PhD, from the Department of Neuroscience, has been awarded a NIH R01 grant for over $2.3 million. The grant, titled "Mechanosensor Proteins in Hair Cell Repair," aims to…