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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Jochen Zimmer, professor of molecular physiology and biomedical physics at the UVA School of Medicine

$9 Million Awarded to UVA School of Medicine Scientist

Jochen Zimmer, professor of molecular physiology and biomedical physics, has been named an investigator by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the largest private biomedical research institution in the nation.
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Study Reveals Mishmash of Baby Bathing Practices at U.S. Hospitals

A nationwide survey of hospitals has revealed a wide variety of approaches to newborn skincare – including bathing – that could ultimately have lasting effects on a baby’s health and wellbeing.
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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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A Simple Way to Prevent Diabetes Amputations

People with diabetes who attended the free annual wellness visit covered by Medicare were at substantially reduced risk for amputations, new research shows.

A $75 Million Investment in the Brain

UVA has announced a major investment in brain research that will bring together experts in many disciplines.

Protecting Our Troops From Traumatic Brain Injury

Our James R. Stone, MD, is part of a research team that is studying the brain inflammation triggered by exposure to blast shock waves.

How Much Vitamin D Do You Need?

Our Dr. Mark Russell, a skin cancer expert, has some helpful summertime advice.

The World’s 1st Focused Ultrasound Cancer Immunotherapy Center

This could transform cancer care for the 21st century.

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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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