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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Dean Wilkes Elected to National Academy of Medicine

David S. Wilkes, MD, the dean of our School of Medicine, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine. It's one of the highest honors a physician-scientist can…

A Young Leader Changing Healthcare

Our Dr. Taison Bell has been named one of Business Insider’s “30 Leaders Under 40 Changing Healthcare.”

Can Sound Waves Improve Erectile Dysfunction?

One of our clinical trials is investigating whether pulsed sound waves can address erectile dysfunction by promoting blood vessel growth and tissue repair.

How Much Has COVID-19 Hurt Cancer Care in the U.S.?

Our Cancer Center is teaming up with 16 other cancer centers around the country to address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer detection, care and prevention.

Life at UVA Health During the Pandemic

Our Medical Alumni Association has talked with Dr. K. Craig Kent, UVA’s executive vice president for health affairs, about how COVID-19 has affected UVA and UVA Health.
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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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