Research

UVA’s cutting-edge medical research program is built on innovation and collaboration, bringing together basic and clinical scientists and spanning disciplines to pioneer the treatments and cures of tomorrow. Advances such as the molecular genetics revolution, human genome sequencing, advanced imagingtechniques, and high-performance computing make it an exciting time to be engaged in the advanced medical research currently underway at the UVA School of Medicine.

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Egelman Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Edward H. Egelman, PhD, of the University of Virginia School of Medicine, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors for a scientist.
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Potential Way to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes Identified

Preeti Chhabra, PhD, and Kenneth Brayman, MD, PhD, discuss a potential way to prevent type 1 diabetes by restoring the immune system’s natural balance. The approach may also prove effective for battling other autoimmune diseases such as lupus and eczema, they hope.
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The Meat Allergy: UVA IDs Biological Changes Triggered by Tick Bites

Loren Erickson, PhD, and his team have shed light on the meat allergy by identifying biological changes brought on by tick bites.
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The Artificial Pancreas Is Up for Final Approval From the FDA

The artificial pancreas pioneered here at UVA is more effective than existing treatments at controlling blood sugar in people with type 1 diabetes, a new study in the prestigious New…

A Potential Way to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes

Our Kenneth Brayman, MD, and his colleagues are hot on the trail of what they believe could be a way to prevent type 1 diabetes. The solution, they think, could…

Big Backing for a Promising Cancer Drug

A promising cancer drug that's being developed based on a discovery by our Kimberly Kelly, PhD, is attracting major interest -- to the tune of $25 million.

Pancreatic Cancer: Years of Work Pay Off

When our David Kashatus, PhD, was first interviewing here in 2012, he laid out an ambitious research project that would help us better understand pancreatic cancer. Seven years later, he…
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$226M in Funds Awarded this Year

In 2018-19, research at the UVA School of Medicine tops $226 million in funding.

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NIH Awards $23M to iTHRIV

State-wide grant awarded to the integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV).

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Top 10 Center of Biomedical Research

Hartwell Foundation recognizes UVA innovative biomedical research directed toward children's health.

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