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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Photo: Biomedical engineer John Mugler, who pioneered new technologies that improved MRI imaging, has been named to the National Academy of Inventors. (Photo by Dan Addison, University Communications)

Accolades: UVA Medical Imaging Expert Named To National Academy Of Inventors

The University of Virginia’s John P. Mugler III has been named a fellow by the National Academy of Inventors in recognition of his game-changing work in medical imaging, particularly MRI.
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Photo: UVA’s Licensing & Ventures Group has honored our Rebecca Dillingham, MD, and Karen Ingersoll, PhD, as the 2020 Edlich-Henderson Innovators of the Year for creating an app to help people living with HIV.

HIV App Creators Honored as Innovators of the Year

UVA’s Licensing & Ventures Group has honored our Rebecca Dillingham, MD, and Karen Ingersoll, PhD, as the 2020 Edlich-Henderson Innovators of the Year for creating an app to help people living with HIV.
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Loren Erickson, PhD, and his team have shed light on the meat allergy by identifying biological changes brought on by tick bites.

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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STAT Madness: The Outcome

We didn't win, but it was a darn good showing.

Rescuing Billion-Dollar Treatments for Solid Tumors

Our Jogender Tushir-Singh, PhD, has discovered why promising treatments for solid tumors failed in clinical trials, and that has the potential to revive these billion-dollar disappointments.

We Made It to the Final Four, But We Need Your Vote!

The good news: We made it into the Final Four of STAT Madness. The bad news: Our new opponent has an alarming lead.

We Made It Into Round 2 of STAT Madness

We got 64% of the vote -- your votes -- in our first round matchup with The Rockefeller University. But we still need your support!

Our Glioblastoma Discovery Is Up for Biomedical Advance of the Year!

One of our discoveries has again made it into STAT Madness, an annual competition to determine the year's biggest biomedical advance. And your vote will help decide the winner.

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Record $146.3M NIH funding in 2019

UVA School of Medicine Sees Record Funding From National Institutes of Health in fiscal 2019.

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iTHRIV Receives $23M from NIH

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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