News

Latest News from the UVA School of Medicine

All Stories

Growing Gut Microbes to Fight Disease and Improve Human Health

A young scientist at the University of Virginia School of Medicine has received a prestigious grant to determine how best to grow gut microbes to fight disease and improve human…

Doctors Determine How to Handle Blood Sugar After Stroke

Hyperglycemia, or high levels of glucose, is common in patients with acute ischemic stroke and is associated with worse outcomes compared with normal blood sugar levels. Animal studies also pointed…

Martin Honored by Association of Women Surgeons

Congratulations to Allison Martin, MD, MPH, General Surgery Resident, on receiving the Hilary Sanfey Outstanding Resident Award. This honor from the Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) “recognizes surgical trainees who demonstration potential…

SOM Pilots a New Online Learning Management System. Who Knew It Could Be So Much Fun?

Let the games begin! When it was time to test Virginia Medicine’s (VMED) new online learning management system (learn.med), the School of Medicine technology team took a fun and innovative…

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…