7/21/22 issue

Professor Ken Walsh, MD, PhD, Studies Male Lifespan

7/20/2022

Cardiovascular Medicine Professor Kenneth Walsh, MD, PhD, and his team used cutting-edge CRISPR gene-editing technology to develop a special mouse model to better understand the effects of Y chromosome loss…

Category: Research

UVA Researchers Identify Hiatal Hernia As a Potential Risk Factor in Pulmonary Fibrosis

7/20/2022

Assistant Professor John Kim, MD, MS published a first-author study in the European Respiratory Journal that identified associations between hiatal hernia and imaging-based biomarkers of early lung injury and scarring…

Category: Research

New Team Science Learning Module Available on Claude Moore HSL Website

7/20/2022

Now available on the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library website, the Team Science Learning Module explores the fundamentals of team science, factors contributing to effective teams, team science in context…

Category: Research

Neeral Shah, MD, Publishes Infographics for Medicine

7/20/2022

“The Infographic Guide to Medicine,” edited by Dr. Neeral Shah, is the first collection of infographics developed for medical trainees. The resource has 600 infographics covering many different areas of…

Category: Faculty

Zhen Yan, PhD, Wins 2022 Novo Nordisk Foundation’s Jacobæus Prize

7/20/2022

Zhen Yan PhD, Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division and the CVRC, was selected as the recipient of the Novo Nordisk Foundation’s Jacobæus Prize 2022. The Jacobæus Prize is the oldest…

Category: Faculty

Jie Sun, PhD, Named to Editorial Boards for Two Journals: Science Advances and Journal of Medical Virology

7/20/2022

Professor Jie Sun, PhD, began in July as associate editor for two journals: Science Advances, the American Association for the Advancement of Science's open access multidisciplinary journal, and Journal of Medical…

Category: Honors & Awards

Anne Kenworthy, PhD, Receives Biological Chemistry Award

7/20/2022

Professor Anne Kenworthy, PhD, will receive the 2023 Mildred Cohn Award in Biological Chemistry, from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. According to ASBMB “the award recognizes and honors…

Category: Honors & Awards

Vishal Madaan, MD, Recognized as Outstanding Academician

7/20/2022

Associate Professor Vishal Madaan, MD, was awarded the 2022 Outstanding Academician Award by the Indo-American Psychiatric Association. The IAPA is the largest minority organization of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr.…

Category: Honors & Awards

UVA Health Launches One Team | United on Access

7/20/2022

UVA Health launched a new Ambulatory Care initiative to provide best-in-class experience for patients, providers, and clinic teams. One Team | United on Access is an extensive, multi-year project that…

Category: Clinical

Chris Holstege, MD, Featured Nationally on Health Measures in Extreme Heat

7/20/2022

Emergency Medicine Professor Christopher Holstege, MD, talked about "needing more than just water" during extreme temperatures this summer. His comments aired on TV stations across the country. Read more.

Category: Media Highlights

National Coverage for Meaghan Stumpf, MD, and Her Team About the Effectiveness of Glucose Monitors for Dialysis Patients

7/20/2022

Assistant Professor Meaghan Stumpf, MD, and her research team received national media coverage in connection with a study published in Diabetes Care which found that off-the-shelf blood sugar monitors prove…

Category: Media Highlights

COVID Clinic Focuses on Treatments in New Location

7/20/2022

The COVID and Special Pathogens Clinic has moved to 1222 Jefferson Park Avenue in the ground-floor space formerly occupied by Employee Health. The focus will no longer be on testing,…

Category: Community