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5/16/24 issue

UVA School of Medicine Opens Full Service Clinical Trials Unit

5/14/2024

On May 20, National Clinical Trials Day, UVA School of Medicine will celebrate the development of a new, full-service Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) to help UVA School of Medicine,…

Category: Clinical

UVA Clinical Research Coordinators Alexandra Stauffer, Tam Le, and Madison Focht; and CRC Manager Susan Hamil

Research in Motion: Doug Bayliss, PhD

5/14/2024

Our lab is interested in the electrical and chemical signals in the brain that control brain function, in particular in areas of the brain that regulate breathing. —Doug Bayliss, PhD,…

Category: Research

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Construction Updates: Fontaine Research Park

5/14/2024

There have been several important updates to the parking situation at Fontaine Research Park, including extended hours and an on-call number for the Health System shuttle, extended hours for the…

Category: Research

image of orange and white construction cone

Swapnil Sonkusare, PhD, Awarded $2.5 Million to Study the Vascular Mechanisms that Elevate Blood Pressure in Obesity

5/14/2024

Swapnil Sonkusare, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics and UVA’s Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center, was awarded a $2.5 million grant to…

Category: Research

Swapnil Sonkusare, PhD

UVA Researchers Discover New Strategies to Enhance Delivery of mRNA Therapeutics for Gene Therapy

5/14/2024

Researchers in the UVA Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics have unraveled novel insights into the molecule mechanism of mRNA delivery by lipid nanoparticles (LNPs). In a recent study…

Category: Research

Huan Bao UVA

Research Achievements of BioLAB Participants Highlighted at Visiting Graduate Student Symposium

5/14/2024

Each summer for the past 20 years, the UVA School of Medicine Graduate Programs Office has welcomed a cohort of bright, highly-motivated students from various institutions across Poland to participate…

Category: Education

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One Team United On Access — Did You Know? Continuity of Patient Care is a Priority

5/14/2024

Continuity of patient care – meaning a patient can always be seen by their primary care physician (PCP) – is a priority shared by physicians and UVA Health leadership alike.…

Category: Clinical

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Clinical Compensation Plan — Question of the Week: Who Will Develop the Clinical Compensation Plan for My Department?

5/14/2024

Question: Who will be responsible for developing the clinical compensation plan for my department? Answer: Each department has formed a clinical compensation committee consisting of department leadership, administration, and faculty…

Category: Clinical

Clinical Compensation Plan Graphic - Question of the Week

Excitement Grows for School of Medicine Graduation Set for May 19

5/14/2024

The University of Virginia School of Medicine is excited to celebrate our Class of 2024 graduates on Sunday, May 19. We can't wait to share this momentous occasion with the…

Category: Education

SOM Graduation on the Lawn Class of 2023

High School Students Attend Final 2023-2024 Discover Medicine Program

5/14/2024

The UVA Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Chapter and the UVA Comprehensive Cancer Center hosted Nephrology/Urology Day for local high school students on April 30. It was SNMA's sixth and…

Category: Education

Discover Medicine program students SNMA UVA

UVA Medical Students Host Discussion Panel for George Mason University Pre-Med Students

5/14/2024

The UVA Student National Medical Association (SNMA) hosted a virtual Q&A panel for pre-medical students at George Mason University (GMU) on April 17. Led by Chapter Co-President Aaliyah Meade and…

Category: Education

Aaliyah Meade and Misky Sharif UVA med students

Melina Kibbe, MD, Begins Five-Year Term as Council Secretary for the American Surgical Association

5/14/2024

School of Medicine Dean and Chief Health Affairs Officer Melina Kibbe, MD, recently began serving a five-year term as council secretary for the American Surgical Association (ASA). The ASA is…

Category: Honors & Awards

Dean Melina Kibbe in office at UVA

Alden Doyle, MD, Named Co-Chair of National Task Force About Organ Transplants

5/14/2024

Alden Doyle, MD, a professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, has been named co-chair of a pivotal national task force that will study and recommend ways to…

Category: Media Highlights

Alden Doyle, MD at UVA

Resources Available for Clinical Faculty Retirement

5/14/2024

On February 23, 2024, UVA School of Medicine Faculty Guide Donna Broshek, PhD, led a session on preparing for retirement with specific information for clinical faculty in the School of…

Category: Clinical

Donna Broshek

UVA Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging Alumni Reunion Hits Record Attendance

5/14/2024

Over 130 people participated in the UVA Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging's 2024 Keats Alumni Society Homecoming Weekend on May 3-4 — the largest turnout in the Homecoming's history.…

Category: Alumni

Tree ceremony.

Hoos in STEM Graduation Episode Features Public Health Sciences Graduate Grant GianGrassio

5/14/2024

In the latest Hoos in STEM podcast episode, host Ken Ono, PhD, and student producers Reeya Verma and Catherine Cossaboom interview four graduating students as "shining examples of our amazing…

Category: Education

UVA STEM podcast with Ken Ono