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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Battling Cervical Cancer

What if a cancer that claims hundreds of thousands of lives each year could be virtually eradicated? At UVA, researchers fight the disease and its root, HPV.
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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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How Artificial Intelligence is Speeding Up Disease Diagnosis

A collaboration between folks at the School of Medicine and UVA’s School of Engineering is using a form of artificial intelligence to better diagnose and treat gut diseases that can…

An Unhealthy Microbiome Promotes the Spread of Breast Cancer

Fascinating new research from our Melanie Rutkowski, PhD, suggests that an unhealthy gut microbiome promotes the spread of breast cancer.

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…
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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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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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