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Xiaowei Hu Awarded TOPMed Fellowship for 2024

2/13/2024

Xiaowei Hu, PhD, a Research Scientist in Ani Manichaikul's lab at the Center for Public Health Genomics, was awarded a TOPMed Fellowship for 2024. Dr Hu's project is entitled, “Pathway-enriched…

CPHG’s Clint Miller Receives Junior Faculty Award

1/18/2024

CPHG Associate Professor Clint Miller was awarded the 2023 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research Junior Faculty Award by the School of Medicine's Dean Melina R. Kibbe, MD in a…

Zhaoxia Ma Wins Best Speaker Award at the Commonwealth of Virginia Cancer Research Conference

12/6/2023

Zhaoxia Ma, a PhD candidate in Chongzhi Zang's lab (BIMS program) won a Best Speaker Award at the Commonwealth of Virginia Cancer Research Conference (CVCRC) held at the University of…

Ani Manichaikul & UVA Researchers’ Omega-3 Findings Move Us Closer to ‘Precision Nutrition’

10/10/2023

Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids are found in foods such as nuts and avocados. New UVA research sheds light on how African-American and Hispanic American people's genes influence their bodies'…

Visiting Professor Sander W. van der Laan & CPHG’s Clint Miller Identify Genes that Contribute to Coronary Artery Disease

10/4/2023

A UVA researcher and a team of international collaborators identified nearly a dozen genes that may contribute to life-threatening coronary artery disease. Existing medications and diet supplements could soon be…

CPHG Researchers, Led by Clint Miller’s Lab, Discover Gene That Shapes Risk for Heart Attacks, Vascular Diseases

4/12/2023

Clint L. Miller, PhD University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have identified a gene that plays a crucial role in determining our risk for heart attacks, deadly aneurysms, coronary…

CPHG’s Own Stephen S Rich, Director Emeritus, Receives the 2022 UVA Distinguished Researcher Award

2/1/2023

The University of Virginia honored faculty members across Grounds for their outstanding research and scholarship on Tuesday at the fourth annual Research Achievement Awards, held at The Pavilion at the Boar’s Head…

Mete Civelek, PhD and Collaborators Identify Genes That Play Key Roles in Coronary Artery Disease

2/1/2023

University of Virginia researchers and their collaborators have identified genes that play key roles in the development of coronary artery disease, the No. 1 cause of death worldwide. UVA’s findings essentially…

CPHG’s Chongzhi Zang, PhD and Team Develop Powerful Analytical Tool to Advance Genomics and Disease Research

11/29/2022

UVA Health School of Medicine researchers have developed an important new tool to help scientists sort signal from noise as they probe the genetic causes of cancer and other diseases.…

CPHG’s Kristen Naegle, PhD and Colleagues Develop Shining ‘KSTAR’ to Guide Cancer Treatments

10/26/2022

Kristen Naegle, PhD UVA Cancer Center researchers have developed an algorithm that will improve cancer care by quickly and easily identifying patients who will benefit from powerful cancer drugs called kinase inhibitors.…