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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The Role of Molecule p75 in Eating Disorders

Known to be important in forming the nervous system, molecule p75 also “moonlights” in other jobs in the body, such as controlling metabolism and body weight.
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NIH Provides $23 Million for iTHRIV

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) has been awarded nearly $23 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance translational and clinical research.
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When Misused, Car Seats Can be Dangerous, Even Deadly

Everyone knows how important car seats are when children are traveling, but a new review of infant deaths underscores the importance of using them as instructed and only as intended.

Seeking Solutions to the South’s Health Problems

Our Paul V. Targonski, MD, PhD, is helping to lead a massive, multi-state effort to determine why people born in the rural South tend to have more health problems and…

How We Improved HIV Care by Targeting Mental Health

A new study found that our efforts to enhance access to mental health services has improved outcomes among vulnerable patients with HIV. Here's what we did.

One of Science’s Highest Honors

Congratulations to our Edward H. Egelman, PhD, on his election to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the greatest honors a scientist can receive.

UVA Oncologist's Work Among Top 10

UVA researcher's work in childhood cancer honored as a top 10 clinical research achievements.

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Significant Increase in Research Funding

Federal funding for UVA's medical research surged from $101.2 million in 2015 to $121.4 million in 2017.

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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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