Category: Research

Congratulations to Dr. Shayna Showalter, MD and Collaborators for New National Cancer Center at NIH Funded Research


Congratulations to Dr. Shayna Showalter, MD, and her collaborators Dr. Tim Showalter, MD, Dr. Trish Mallard, MD,  and Dr. Gina Petroni, PhD.  They were just informed that their R21 “Patient-Centered…

Bold UVA Research Could End Lung Shortages, Save Lives of Recipients


The National Institutes of Health are investing more than $8.6 million in several promising areas of UVA research related to lung transplants that could make a major difference in patients’ lives

On the Front Lines of Cancer Research


Department of Surgery faculty Craig Slingluff, MD and Ileana Mauldin, PhD are undertaking groundbreaking cancer research in immune therapy that is helping to improve the methods by which cancer treatment is approached.

UVA Led Research Teams Publish Medicare Disparity Study


Expanding Medicaid coverage is associated with better outcomes for heart surgery patients, according to a study led by University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers.

Carter Immunology Center’s Research Moves From Frontier to Front-and-Center


UVA Today recently featured a story highlight the collaboration between Department of Surgery faculty member, Craig Slingluff and Victor H. Engelhard

This Surgeon is Redefining the Possibilities of Organ Transplant Surgery


Dr. Jose Oberholzer, the director of UVA’s Charles O. Strickler Transplant Center, explains advances in robotic transplant surgery and his plans for innovative treatment research.