12/15/22 issue

UVA Center for Telehealth Awarded $5.1M Rural Emergency Healthcare Grant

12/13/2022

The UVA Karen S. Rheuban Center for Telehealth was awarded $5.118 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to serve as the lead on a multi-stakeholder consortium that includes UVA…

Category: Research

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iPRIME Awards Four $100,000 Faculty Seed Grants

12/13/2022

Four interdisciplinary teams of researchers have been awarded $100,000 seed grants by the University-funded iPRIME P2PE initiative. iPRIME supports projects focused on immunology, imaging, and informatics in precision immunomedicine for Cardiovascular Disease. Learn…

Category: Research

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Barry M. Gumbiner, PhD Awarded $2.4M Grant to Study Mechanisms Controlling Endothelial Junctions and Vascular Permeability

12/13/2022

Barry M. Gumbiner, PhD, a research professor in the Department of Cell Biology, was awarded an NIH R01 for $2.4 million to study mechanisms controlling endothelial junctions and vascular permeability.…

Category: Research

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SOM Office for Research Accepting Applications for Gap Research Funding Program

12/13/2022

With support from the SOM Office for Research, the School of Medicine announces another round of its Gap Research Funding program, with a deadline of January 16, 2023. Gap funding…

Category: Calls to Action

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Spark Innovation Competition Tremendous Success

12/13/2022

UVA Health’s inaugural Spark Innovation Competition this fall was a tremendous success, with six ideas selected for implementation. The purpose of the competition was for faculty and staff to share…

Category: Clinical

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Second-Year Medical Students Hold Convocation of Gratitude Honoring First Patients and Their Families

12/13/2022

Medical students spend thousands of hours pouring over textbooks, models, and diagrams, which may teach them plenty about the human body. But a textbook has no loved ones. A model…

Category: Education

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Jose Javier Provencio, MD Elected to the Council of the Society of Critical Care Medicine

12/13/2022

Jose Javier Provencio, MD, the Louise Nerancy Chair in Neurology and a neurointensivist in the Department of Neurology, has been elected to the Council of the Society of Critical Care…

Category: Honors & Awards

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Andrew Parsons, MD, MPH Receives the 2022 Early Career Physician Award by the Virginia ACP

12/13/2022

Andrew Parsons, MD, MPH, an assistant professor of medicine and hospitalist in the Department of Medicine, Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative and Hospital Medicine, received the Early Career Physician (ECP)…

Category: Honors & Awards

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Kathleen A. McManus, MD Selected as Chair for Committee on Women in Medicine and Science

12/13/2022

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development is pleased to announce the selection of Kathleen A. (Kate) McManus, MD as the next chair of the Committee on Women in…

Category: Faculty

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Deadline Extended to December 16: Nominate a Colleague for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., University of Virginia Health System Award

12/13/2022

About the Award Established in 2013, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., University of Virginia Health System Award is presented annually to a student, faculty, or staff member of the…

Category: Calls to Action

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Neuroscience Doctoral Student Kristine Zengeler Writes Article for The Conversation

12/13/2022

Kristine Zengeler, a PhD candidate in the Department of Neuroscience Lukens Lab, wrote an article for The Conversation on research about neurodegenerative diseases and the brain's ability to cleanse and…

Category: Research

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Ifrah Zawar, MD’s Study About Dementia Patients Who Have Seizures Covered in U.S. News and World Report

12/13/2022

Ifrah Zawar, MD, an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology, is lead author on a multicenter study about how dementia patients who suffer from seizures decline faster and die…

Category: Media Highlights

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Jie Sun, PhD Discusses COVID-19 Immunity and Long COVID in The Scientist Webinar and The Immunology Podcast

12/13/2022

Jie Sun, PhD, professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division and the Carter Immunology Center, discusses his work on mucosal immunity after COVID-19 natural infection or…

Category: Media Highlights

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