4/7/22 issue

Biomedical Engineering Chair Search

4/6/2022

I write to share information regarding the recently launched national search for a new Chair of the UVA Department of Biomedical Engineering. As you may know, this department lives in…

Category: Dean's Message

Pharmacology Researchers Discover Body’s Natural Alarm to Battle Blood Loss

4/6/2022

University of Virginia School of Medicine scientists have discovered a cluster of cells in the brainstem that controls the body’s response to severe blood loss, a finding which could benefit…

Category: Research

Shannon Moonah, MD, Receives Prestigious Hartwell Award

4/6/2022

The Hartwell Foundation officially announced the recipients of the 2021 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Awards, providing support for three years at $100,000 direct cost per year. Ten individuals representing eight…

Category: Research

Shape-Shifting Virus Points New Ways to Deliver Drugs

4/6/2022

From hot volcanic springs where the water is nearly boiling acid, a University of Virginia researcher and his colleagues have discovered how lemon-shaped viruses got their form. And that discovery…

Category: Research

David Brautigan, PhD Named Fellow of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

4/6/2022

David Brautigan, PhD has been named a fellow of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) for his sustained outstanding accomplishments.

Category: Honors & Awards

Li Li, MD, PhD, Named to Clinician Committee by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

4/6/2022

Li Li, MD, PhD, professor and chair of UVA Family Medicine, was selected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to be among a handful of  clinicians and…

Category: Honors & Awards

ACS 2021 Researcher of the Year, Roger T. Anderson, PhD

4/6/2022

American Cancer Society named Roger T. Anderson, PhD, the 2021 Researcher of the Year, for his advances in cancer research. Read more about his award.

Category: Honors & Awards

P&T Candidates: Polishing the Portfolio

4/6/2022

Register for interactive virtual sessions with faculty who have extensive knowledge about the elements of the P&T process. P&T resources found here. 

Category: Faculty

Exercise Physiology Core Lab Launches News Site

4/6/2022

Exercise Physiology Core Lab launches new site highlighting current studies on topics ranging from the hunger hormone to preteen diabetes. Read interview with Mark De Boer, MD, MSc, MCR in…

Category: Clinical

UVA Medical Alumni Association Hosts the Inaugural Black Medical Alumni Weekend

4/6/2022

Black Alumni Weekend is a biennial celebration at the University of Virginia that began in 1985 as an admission recruiting effort hosted by the Walter Ridley Scholarship Committee. Since its…

Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Costi Sifri, MD Featured in The Washington Post

4/6/2022

Costi Sifri, MD was featured in The Washington Post discussing what the impact of the BA.2 subvariant may have on the pandemic’s course. Read more. 

Category: Media Highlights

Michael D. Williamsm, MD Featured Nationally with The Conversation

4/6/2022

Michael D. Williams, MD was featured nationally with The Conversation discussing COVID safety guidelines. Read more. 

Category: Media Highlights

UVA Medical Alumni Association Executive Director Honored by Association of American Medical Colleges 

4/6/2022

UVA Medical Alumni Association executive director honored by Association of American Medical Colleges. Barry Collins received AAMC’s Distinguished Service Award. Read more about Barry Collins.

Category: Alumni

CDC Recommends Additional COVID Boosters

4/6/2022

Certain immunocompromised individuals and people over 50 who received a booster at least 4 months ago are eligible for another booster.

Category: Community

Introduction to R Class

4/6/2022

Join the Health Sciences Library Data specialists to learn R and RStudio in the context of data manipulation and visualization capabilities. Beginners welcome. Register here. 

Category: Community