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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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