2023 School of Medicine Research Highlights

December 20, 2023 by

In FY2023, the School of Medicine had a record-breaking 27% increase in research funding, making our ability to advance scientific discoveries that lead to life-saving medical treatments more impactful on a global scale. With over $287 million in total research dollars and $181 million in NIH research awards, our School is an internationally recognized innovative and collaborative leader in research pioneering treatments that will change patients’ lives. The recent ground breaking for the Paul and Diane Manning Institute of Biotechnology underscores UVA’s commitment to cutting-edge, interdisciplinary science that improves human health.

These exciting research stories from 2023 and more are highlighted below and in our UVA School of Medicine 2023 Annual Report. Stories may also be accessed by searching the research category in Medicine in Motion News. 

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School of Medicine Achieves 27% Growth in Research Funding

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Marc Breton

Artificial Pancreas Developed at UVA Improves Blood Sugar Control for Kids

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UVA Breaks Ground on Paul and Diane Manning Institute of Biotechnology

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Dean Melina Kibbe

New Research in Motion Video Series Showcases SOM Scientists

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Clint Miller, PhD

Clint Miller, PhD, Discovers Genes Related to Life-Threatening Coronary Artery Disease

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Emily McGowan

Emily C. McGowan, MD, PhD, Awarded $3.9 Million to Study Eosinophilic Esophagitis

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Jim Zimring

James C. Zimring, MD, PhD, Awarded $11.3 Million to Study Alloimmunization

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Ambati and Wang

Jayakrishna Ambati, MD, and Shao-bin Wang, PhD, Make Vision Loss Discovery

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