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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Growing Gut Microbes to Fight Disease and Improve Human Health

A young scientist at the UVA School of Medicine has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to determine how best to grow gut microbes to fight disease and improve human health.
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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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Doctors Determine How to Handle Blood Sugar After Stroke

UVA's Karen C. Johnston, MD, led a landmark multi-site stroke study strongly suggesting that intensive glucose management does not improve outcomes for patients suffering from an acute ischemic stroke.
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Young Scientists From Brazil

Young scientists from Brazil have joined the School of Medicine this semester as part of a new exchange program. One tells us what it's like coming to America.

What’s the Liquid Inside Your Eyeballs?

The eyeball keeps it shape because of the liquid inside. What's the deal?

Dr. Chris Holstege Has Grave Concerns About Vaping

More than 20 percent of University of Virginia students reported vaping in the previous month.

Making Progress on the Meat Allergy

Our Loren Erickson, PhD, has shed some important light on what happens inside the body of people who develop the meat allergy after being bitten by the Lone Star tick.

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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