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Global Health Grant

Global Health Grant

New Grant Supports New Grad’s Love of Public Health Work in South Africa

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Scientists ID Cause of Movement, Balance Problems in Multiple Sclerosis

Scientists ID Cause of Movement, Balance Problems in Multiple Sclerosis

New research into the causes of the excessive inflammation that drives multiple sclerosis has identified a faulty “brake” within immune cells – a brake that should be controlling the inflammation.

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Nearly Indestructible Virus Yields Tool to Battle Diseases

Nearly Indestructible Virus Yields Tool to Battle Diseases

Egelman’s findings are among the first to result from U.Va.’s Titan, but others are expected to follow soon.

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Researchers Find Textbook-Altering Link Between Brain, Immune System

Researchers Find Textbook-Altering Link Between Brain, Immune System

In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist.

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Somatic Mosaicism

Somatic Mosaicism

Mike McConnell, PhD, of UVA's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, will use a cutting-edge technique known as single-cell genome sequencing.

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Graduation 2015

UVA Graduation Information for the School of Medicine.

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TV: Obesity in an Hour

TV: Obesity in an Hour

Even an hour of TV a day ups risk of childhood obesity.

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Joel Hockensmith, PhD, Earns Casteen Award

Joel Hockensmith, PhD, Earns Casteen Award

A Fourth Year Student from the School of Architecture and Joel Hockensmith, PhD, a Biomedical Professor from the School of Medicine, Earn Casteen Awards for Diversity Efforts

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Trigger for Protective Immune Response to Spinal Cord Injuries

Trigger for Protective Immune Response to Spinal Cord Injuries

Hot on the heels of discovering a protective form of immune response to spinal cord injury...

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MLK Day Celebration

MLK Day Celebration

On Jan. 19, University of Virginia School of Nursing, School of Medicine, and Medical Center honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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UVA Cell Biologist to Lead Microsoft Founder’s $100 Million Cell Science Institute

UVA Cell Biologist to Lead Microsoft Founder’s $100 Million Cell Science Institute

University of Virginia cell biologist Rick Horwitz has been named executive director of a new $100 million institute created by philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen to investigate and model the complex living machinery of cells.

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UVA Research 23rd Most Cited Scientific Paper of All Time

UVA Research 23rd Most Cited Scientific Paper of All Time

Work co-authored by University of Virginia School of Medicine researcher Wladek Minor, PhD, has been named as one of the most cited scientific papers of all time by the prestigious journal Nature.

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Code Black Screening

Code Black Screening

At its heart, the film lays bare the realities of providing medical care in an overburdened and underfunded health care system.

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Laundry Pods Make Kids Sick

Laundry Pods Make Kids Sick

It happens all the time: A parent is doing laundry and has the detergent sitting on the floor while her toddler plays nearby.

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New Grip on Life

New Grip on Life

Although Connor Woodle has a genetic disorder that resulted in him being born without thumbs, he now has all the dexterity he needs thanks to Dr. Bobby Chhabra, co-founder of the University of Virginia Hand Center, who created thumbs for Connor over the course of two operations.

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Welcome Class of 2018

Welcome Class of 2018

On Friday, August 15, the School of Medicine welcomed the 156 students of the Class of 2018 to the University of Virginia at the White Coat Ceremony and Convocation held in Old Cabell Hall.

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Enhanced Security: July 1

New Plan to Enhance Security of Team Members, Patients and Visitors Begins July 1, 2014

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Ebola Virus Fist Punch

Ebola Virus Fist Punch

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered how the deadly Ebola virus punches its way into the cytoplasm of cells.

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Secrets of the Inner Ear

Secrets of the Inner Ear

UVA Unlocks Pitch-Detection Secrets of the Inner Ear. Discovery May Point to Way to Restore Hearing Loss Caused by Sound, Age

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Staying for Residency

Staying for Residency

1 In 5 New UVA School of Medicine Graduates to Remain in State for Residencies, Contributing to Health of Virginians

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Match Day 2014

Match Day 2014

The University of Virginia Class of 2014 matched to wide range of highly competitive programs.

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Pediatric Nephrology Discovery

Pediatric Nephrology Discovery

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a specific type of immune cell in the bone marrow of mice responsible for an aggressive, poorly understood form of leukemia.

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Understanding a Mysterious Leukemia

Understanding a Mysterious Leukemia

The researchers have linked a mutation causing Down syndrome-associated leukemias to specific developmental abnormalities in cells that produce platelets, megakaryocytes.

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Camp Holiday Trails 5K Fundraiser 2014

Camp Holiday Trails 5K Fundraiser 2014

Please help the UVA School of Medicine raise money to benefit Camp Holiday Trails, a camp devoted to serving children with special needs, by registering for our annual Camp Holiday Trails 5K!

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UVA, Russian Experts Target Drug-Resistant TB

UVA, Russian Experts Target Drug-Resistant TB

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and colleagues in Russia are launching an ambitious effort to check the growing public health threat posed by drug-resistant tuberculosis, especially to people with HIV, in the Siberian city of Irkutsk.

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“Less Is More” Wins National Student Competition

“Less Is More” Wins National Student Competition

Congratulations to our outstanding students for winning a national student competition sponsored by the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), the lead professional organization for computers in healthcare.

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2012 News Archives

This is an archive of the news stories published in the School of Medicine from 2012.

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2011 News Archives

Here you will find are news stories about the School of Medicine from January to December 2011.

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2010 News Archives

School of Medicine News items from 2010

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