8/11/22 issue

iTHRIV Offers NIH Specific Aims Review

8/1/2022

Looking for advice about your specific aims? Want to make sure you quickly capture the attention of reviewers?  Why not have experts review your specific aims? The specific aims page…

Category: Research

Extended Deadline: Submit a Nomination Packet for the Hostler Award by September 1

8/3/2022

The submission deadline for nomination packets for the Sharon L. Hostler Women in Medicine Leadership Award has been extended to Thursday, September 1. The award recognizes the leadership qualities of…

Category: Call for Nominations

Karmen Fittes, MBA, Inaugural Chief of UVA Health Human Resources to begin September 1

8/8/2022

Karmen Fittes, MBA will join UVA Human Resources as UVA Health's inaugural Chief of Human Resources on September 1, 2022. Karmen is joining UVA from University of California, Davis where…

Category: Community

BIMS Student Harish Narasimhan published Article in The Conversation, About Over-Reactive Immune Response in Long COVID

8/8/2022

Harish Narasimhan, a PhD candidate in the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program (BIMS) studying immunology, wrote an article entitled "Long COVID-19 and other chronic respiratory conditions after viral infections may stem…

Category: Media Highlights

Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development Office Presented at AAMC GFA Conference in July

8/8/2022

How is the Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development working to provide dynamic, useful professional development learning activities for UVA faculty? In July, team members attended and presented during…

Category: Faculty

Jaideep Kapur, MD, PhD and Anastasia Brodovskaya, PhD Featured in The Conversation, for Research into Why Seizures Cause Memory Loss

8/9/2022

School of Medicine researchers, Jaideep Kapur, MD, PhD and Anastasia Brodovskaya, PhD, were featured in The Conversation and other national news coverage for work on how seizures can cause memory…

Category: Media Highlights

William Petri, MD, PhD, Discusses COVID-19 Connection to Neanderthals Chromosome 3 and Monkeypox in Daily Progress Article

8/9/2022

William A. Petri, MD, PhD discusses COVID-19 questions about individual susceptibility to COVID and the connection to genetic differences in chromosome 3 which comes in part from Neanderthals. He also…

Category: Community

Jennifer Sasson, MD, Study Finds Treatment for Asthma and Eczema Can Improve COVID Survival Rates

8/10/2022

A new clinical trial, designed and led by Jennifer Sasson, MD, with the School of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, suggests a monoclonal antibody used to treat…

Category: Faculty

Stephen Abbott, PhD, Working with Cross-Grounds Research Team Studying New Treatments for Swallowing Disorders

8/10/2022

Stephen Abbott, PhD, an assistant professor of pharmacology with School of Medicine and John Campbell, a molecular neuroscientist and professor with the College of Arts and Sciences are part of…

Category: Research

School of Medicine Class of 2026 Attended Student Orientation

8/10/2022

On August 3, 2022, the School of Medicine hosted a student orientation for the incoming Class of 2026. The students were welcomed by Dean Melina Kibbe, Senior Associate Dean for…

Category: Education

Cell Spotlights UVA BIMS Graduate Student Author Leticia Beltran in Faces of Cell Campaign

8/10/2022

Leticia Beltran, a biophysics PhD candidate in the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program (BIMS) at UVA School of Medicine, was highlighted in the journal Cell's campaign "Faces of Cell" which aims…

Category: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Four Over Forty-Four

8/10/2022

Graduate students and post-doctoral research fellows are the lifeblood of our research community – they continually reinvigorate our laboratories with their eager enthusiasm for scientific discovery, and their accomplishments fill…

Category: Research

Maria Luisa Sequeira Lopez, MD, Received American Heart Association Award

8/10/2022

Maria Luisa Sequeira Lopez, MD, FAHA received a 2022 Harriet Dustan Award from American Heart Association (AHA). The Harriet Dustan Award, sponsored by the Council on Hypertension, recognizes female investigators…

Category: Honors & Awards