2012 News Archives

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2012 News Archives

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

Kristine M. (Tina) Garza, Ph.D. Named Executive Director of SACNAS

Kristine M. (Tina) Garza, Ph.D. Named Executive Director of SACNAS

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.

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President Sullivan Reinstated

President Sullivan Reinstated

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.

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Varsity Level Kidney Injuries

Varsity Level Kidney Injuries

Youths With One Kidney Safe to Play Sports, UVA Researchers Conclude. Study Sheds Much-Needed Light on Kidney Injuries at Varsity Level

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Secrets of Cancer’s Critical ‘Chimeras’

Secrets of Cancer’s Critical ‘Chimeras’

UVA School of Medicine Discovery Unlocks Secrets of Cancer’s Critical ‘Chimeras’ -- Researchers Find That Cancer Can Blur Boundaries Between Adjacent Genes

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Dean DeKosky, NFL and TBI

Dean DeKosky, NFL and TBI

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.

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Graduation Day 2012

Graduation Day 2012

Graduation Day 2012: School of Medicine Salutes 149 New Physicians

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Pay Does Not Equal Happiness

Pay Does Not Equal Happiness

Pay Doesn’t Equal Happiness for Medical School Faculty, Study Finds Strong Leadership, Good Working Relationships Are Key

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Student Awards 2012

A collection of the student awards for 2012 University of Virginia School of Medicine students.

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Tina Ho Gives Back

Tina Ho Gives Back

Class of 2012: Thuy-Van 'Tina' Ho Gives Back Through Medicine

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Faculty Awards 2012

A summary of Awards and National Recognitions for the Faculty at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

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ASM Graduate Microbiology Teaching Award

ASM Graduate Microbiology Teaching Award

The winner of the 2012 ASM Graduate Microbiology Teaching Award is Joanna B. Goldberg, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology.

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Match Day 2012

Match Day 2012

UVA School of Medicine Students Celebrate Match Day. 146 Students in the Class of 2012 Learn Where They Will Continue Training

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Autism-Spectrum Disorder in Mice

Autism-Spectrum Disorder in Mice

Our Researchers Arrest An Autism-Spectrum Disorder in Mice With Immune Therapy. Findings May Lead to Treatments for Rett Syndrome, Other Conditions

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Artificial Pancreas Approved

Artificial Pancreas Approved

Artificial Pancreas Approved for US Outpatient Testing. UVA’s Hand-held Device First to Receive FDA Approval for Outpatient Clinical Trials

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Medical Simulation Video

Medical Simulation Video

In this video from Virginia Magazine Online, Keith Littlewood discusses the importance of simulation in the education of residents.

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Drivers With Diabetes Online Tool

Drivers With Diabetes Online Tool

Drivers With Diabetes: Can an Online Tool Reduce Their Risks? UVA Study Evaluates Effectiveness of 'Online Intervention' at Preventing Accidents For Diabetics

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Needlestick Injury Study

Needlestick Injury Study

Federal Law Slashed Needlestick Injuries, New UVA Research Shows Accidental Sticks Can Infect Healthcare Workers With Bloodborne Diseases

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Outstanding Scientist 2012

Outstanding Scientist 2012

UVA Infectious Disease Expert Named Va. Outstanding Scientist. Richard L. Guerrant, MD, Has Worked to Save Children Around the Globe

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Robert J. Meyer, MD, Inaugural Director of VCTRS

Robert J. Meyer, MD, Inaugural Director of VCTRS

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.

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Gut Function Biomarker Funding

Gut Function Biomarker Funding

University of Virginia Center for Global Health Receives Funding for Gut Function Biomarker Research

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Focused Ultrasound Parkinson's Trial

Focused Ultrasound Parkinson's Trial

UVA to Test Focused Ultrasound for Treating Parkinson’s Disease. New Trial Follows Promising Results With Essential Tremor

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Honors Award for Spencer Payne, MD

Honors Award for Spencer Payne, MD

Spencer Payne, MD, Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialist, Receives Award from National Medical Society

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Emilie Rissman on NPR

Emilie Rissman on NPR

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.

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It's BIG

It's BIG

New Research Center To Target Autism, MS, Other Complex Diseases - Breaking Down Boundaries to Advance Important Field of Neuroimmunology

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New BIMS Curriculum

New BIMS Curriculum

School of Medicine Debuts Innovative Biomedical Sciences Curriculum This Fall

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UVA in Best Hospitals

UVA in Best Hospitals

University of Virginia Health System Honored in U.S. News ‘Best Hospitals’ Guide

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