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Study Reveals World’s Children Being Harmed by Unseen Infections

Children around the world are suffering from unnoticed infections that are stunting their growth and mental development, new research from an international coalition of scientists reveals. Up to 30 percent…

UVA’s Social Issues in Medicine Course

Fourteen years ago, Dr. Mohan Nadkarni started a course designed to give first-year University of Virginia medical school students some real-world experience outside of the hospital setting. Today, the course…

Ithrive Awards Pilot Funding to Four Multi-institutional Research Projects

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia, commonly known as “iTHRIV,” has awarded funding to four multi-institutional research projects through the Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program. By providing…

Dialysis Drug Dosing Improved by Using Big Data Analytics

Kidney disease affects approximately 30 million Americans. About 650,000 of these individuals – including nearly 15,000 Virginians – suffer from end-stage renal disease, requiring prolonged dialysis, the mechanical cleansing of…

Awardees: Brodie Resident Clinicians Honored for Exceptional Care

The Anne L. Brodie Medical Fund Committee annually recognizes a single resident in each of the primary care disciplines with the Brodie Resident Clinician Award. This award recognizes a resident…

Study Suggests an Unhealthy Gut Can Promote Spread of Breast Cancer

An unhealthy, inflamed gut causes breast cancer to become much more invasive and spread more quickly to other parts of the body, new research from the University of Virginia Cancer…