1/26/23 issue

Ifrah Zawar MD Awarded an Alzheimer’s Association International Research Grant


Ifrah Zawar, MD, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine’s Department of Neurology, was recently awarded a grant by the Alzheimer’s Association for the next 3 years to investigate…

Category: Research

Ifrah Zawar, MD

Craig Slingluff, MD Answers Q&A About Research for a Melanoma Vaccine


Craig Slingluff, MD was recently interviewed for an article in UVA Today where he discusses the Moderna-Merck announcement about their promising new mRNA-based melanoma vaccine. He also shares updates about…

Category: Research

Craig Slingluff

James Daniero, MD and Jonathan Garneau, MD Perform Region’s First Bilateral Selective Laryngeal Reinnervation


James Daniero, MD, MS and Jonathan Garneau, MD, faculty in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, performed the region's first bilateral selective laryngeal reinnervation on Friday, January…

Category: Clinical

Drs. Daniero, Garneau, Basu, Jonas, Group picture in surgery

Watch the Video: Jeff Elias, MD, Interviewed for Focused Ultrasound Story on CNN’s Vital Signs with Dr. Sanjay Gupta


CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta recently visited UVA Health to witness focused ultrasound technology pioneered by Jeffrey Elias, MD, and film an episode of his series Vital Signs.…

Category: Clinical

Sanjay Gupta Focused Ultrasound CNN

Get to Know Allan Tsung, MD — Chair of the Department of Surgery


Allan Tsung, MD, joined the School of Medicine as the chair of the Department of Surgery in June 2022. He came to UVA from The Ohio State University College of…

Category: Faculty

Allan Tsung, MD

A Tribute to C. David Allis, PhD — Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics from 1998-2003


The School of Medicine mourns the untimely passing of our former colleague C. David Allis, PhD on January 8, 2023.  The way we think about epigenetics today was largely shaped…

Category: Community

C. David Allis

Nominations Sought for John T. Casteen Diversity-Equity-Inclusion Leadership Award


UVA Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion invites nominations for the 14th annual John T. Casteen Diversity-Equity-Inclusion Leadership Award. The award honors one student, one staff, and one faculty member…


Kevin McDonald

Ronald Turner, MD Interviewed for NPR Story Shared Widely Across U.S.


Ronald Turner, MD, a professor emeritus in the Department of Pediatrics, recently contributed to a National Public Radio (NPR) story about how simple brain quizzes may predict who gets a…

Category: Media Highlights

Ronald Turner, MD