9/8/22 issue

R. Ariel Gomez, MD Awarded $4.3M NIH P50 Grant to Study the Fate of Kidney Vascular Cells During Development and Disease

9/8/2022

R. Ariel Gomez, MD, the Harrison Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and director of the Department of Pediatrics Child Health Research Center, was awarded an NIH P50 grant for more than…

Category: Research

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Celebrating Women in Medicine Month at the School of Medicine

9/8/2022

Each September, we celebrate the American Medical Association’s Women in Medicine month which recognizes the accomplishments of women physicians around the world. Here at UVA School of Medicine I am…

Category: Dean's Message

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Sana Syed, MD Awarded $3.5M NIH R01 Grant to Study Metabolic Pathways Related to Crohn’s Disease in Children

9/8/2022

Sana Syed, MD, MSCR, MSDS, an associate professor in the School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics, was recently awarded an R01 grant from the NIH providing $3,522,906 in funding over…

Category: Research

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Boris Kovatchev, PhD and Sue Brown, MD Awarded $3.4M NIH R01 Grant to Study New Approach to Automated Treatment Optimization for Type 1 Diabetes

9/8/2022

Boris Kovatchev, PhD, a School of Medicine professor, adjunct professor at the School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the founding director of the UVA Center for Diabetes Technology has…

Category: Faculty

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BME PhD Student Rachel Bour Advances Tissue Biomanufacturing Processes

9/8/2022

Bioemedical engineering PhD student, Rachel Bour, is making exciting advances in the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Her research may bring hope to those who suffer from injuries…

Category: Research

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Newborn Received Life-Saving Gene Therapy at the UVA Children’s Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic

9/8/2022

Virginia has started a newborn screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and the first newborn in the state to be screened positive was recently seen in the Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic…

Category: Clinical

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Jennifer L. Payne, MD Defines Premenstrual Mood Swings and Anxiety as Global Health Issue

9/8/2022

Premenstrual mood swings and anxiety are so common – experienced by more than 64% of women – that they represent a “key public health issue globally,” according to a new…

Category: Research

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Dick & Nancy Guerrant Global Health Equity Professor Award

9/8/2022

The Center for Global Health Equity is delighted to announce the 2022 Dick & Nancy Guerrant Global Health Equity Professor Award. CGHE invites UVA faculty members from any school and…

Category: Calls to Action

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Mark Miller, MD Appointed President of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

9/8/2022

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) has announced Mark Miller, MD as its new president. Dr. Miller is the S. Ward Casscells Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and long…

Category: Faculty

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Neuroscience PhD Student Daria Skwarzynska Awarded Young Investigator Award from the American Epilepsy Society

9/8/2022

Daria Skwarzynska, a PhD student in the Department of Neuroscience, has been awarded a Young Investigator Award from the American Epilepsy Society (AES). This award recognizes 20 young investigators conducting…

Category: Honors & Awards

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Moore Lab Contributes to UVA Winning Top Academic Organization Award for the 2022 International Freezer Challenge

9/8/2022

Sean Moore, MD, professor and principal research investigator in the Department of Pediatrics, Child Health Research Center, and his lab's participation in the 2022 Freezer Challenge contributed to the University…

Category: Honors & Awards

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Ebony Hilton, MD Advocates for Over-the-Counter Birth Control Access in Medscape Medical News Article

9/8/2022

Ebony Hilton, MD, an associate professor in the School of Medicine's Department of Anesthesiology, advocates for over-the-counter birth control options to be more available at pharmacies in Black and Brown…

Category: Faculty

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UVA Health Foundation Thanks School of Medicine Partners for Helping Exceed Fundraising Goals

9/8/2022

Amy Karr, UVA Health Foundation's senior associate VP for UVA Health Development and executive director, recently thanked all the School of Medicine partners who helped the foundation exceed an ambitious…

Category: Community

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