2012 News Archives
This is an archive of the news stories published in the School of Medicine from 2012.
The Board of Directors of the Society for Advancement of Hispanics/Chicanos & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kristine M. (Tina) Garza, Ph.D., as Executive Director of the organization, effective July 9, 2012.
The University of Virginia Board of Visitors ended 17 days of tumult Tuesday by voting unanimously to reinstate Teresa A. Sullivan as president, and called for the University community to unite behind her to address the many challenges facing it and higher education.
Youths With One Kidney Safe to Play Sports, UVA Researchers Conclude. Study Sheds Much-Needed Light on Kidney Injuries at Varsity Level
UVA School of Medicine Discovery Unlocks Secrets of Cancer’s Critical ‘Chimeras’ -- Researchers Find That Cancer Can Blur Boundaries Between Adjacent Genes
In wake of NFL suicides, a call to consider genetic testing for young athletes, and the ethical issues that accompany that type of genetic testing.
Graduation Day 2012: School of Medicine Salutes 149 New Physicians
Pay Doesn’t Equal Happiness for Medical School Faculty, Study Finds Strong Leadership, Good Working Relationships Are Key
A collection of the student awards for 2012 University of Virginia School of Medicine students.
Class of 2012: Thuy-Van 'Tina' Ho Gives Back Through Medicine
A summary of Awards and National Recognitions for the Faculty at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.
The winner of the 2012 ASM Graduate Microbiology Teaching Award is Joanna B. Goldberg, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology.
UVA School of Medicine Students Celebrate Match Day. 146 Students in the Class of 2012 Learn Where They Will Continue Training
Our Researchers Arrest An Autism-Spectrum Disorder in Mice With Immune Therapy. Findings May Lead to Treatments for Rett Syndrome, Other Conditions
Artificial Pancreas Approved for US Outpatient Testing. UVA’s Hand-held Device First to Receive FDA Approval for Outpatient Clinical Trials
In this video from Virginia Magazine Online, Keith Littlewood discusses the importance of simulation in the education of residents.
Drivers With Diabetes: Can an Online Tool Reduce Their Risks? UVA Study Evaluates Effectiveness of 'Online Intervention' at Preventing Accidents For Diabetics
Federal Law Slashed Needlestick Injuries, New UVA Research Shows Accidental Sticks Can Infect Healthcare Workers With Bloodborne Diseases
UVA Infectious Disease Expert Named Va. Outstanding Scientist. Richard L. Guerrant, MD, Has Worked to Save Children Around the Globe
We are extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Robert J. Meyer, MD, as the inaugural Director of the Virginia Center for Translational and Regulatory Sciences (VCTRS), effective March 1, 2013.
University of Virginia Center for Global Health Receives Funding for Gut Function Biomarker Research
UVA to Test Focused Ultrasound for Treating Parkinson’s Disease. New Trial Follows Promising Results With Essential Tremor
Spencer Payne, MD, Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialist, Receives Award from National Medical Society
Study Suggests that BPA, in plastic bottles and the lining of cans, affects the behavior of laboratory mice and the effects persist three generations later.
New Research Center To Target Autism, MS, Other Complex Diseases - Breaking Down Boundaries to Advance Important Field of Neuroimmunology
School of Medicine Debuts Innovative Biomedical Sciences Curriculum This Fall
University of Virginia Health System Honored in U.S. News ‘Best Hospitals’ Guide