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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Record Funding for UVA’s Medical Research

Obtaining federal funding for medical research is incredibly competitive. Yet the School of Medicine received a record amount from the National Institutes of Health in fiscal 2019.

Even Simple Cancers Can Yield Big Answers

A new discovery about a supposedly simple cancer may pave the way for new treatments for both it and many other cancers.

Retreating to Make Advances

The School of Medicine held a research retreat to share discoveries and foster collaboration. There's some exciting stuff coming down the pike.

UVA’s 1st Research Achievement Awards

School of Medicine faculty members were among those recognized as "leaders in their fields [who] are impacting the world in positive ways.”
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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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