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Dr. Nancy Dunlap To Become Dean

Dr. Nancy Dunlap To Become Dean

The University of Virginia has named Dr. Nancy E. Dunlap as dean of the School of Medicine. A pulmonologist, Dunlap is physician-in-residence with the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices in Washington, D.C. The appointment is effective May 1.

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Smart Phones Become Weapon Against HIV

Smart Phones Become Weapon Against HIV

An innovative plan developed at the School of Medicine will use smart phones to improve care for people recently diagnosed with HIV in rural Virginia. The electronic outreach effort has won $525,000 in backing from the AIDS United Foundation.

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Biomedical Innovation Fund Awards $200,000

Biomedical Innovation Fund Awards $200,000

Biomedical Innovation Fund Awards $200,000 to U.Va. Projects Benefiting Human Health. The University of Virginia’s Biomedical Innovation Fund has awarded $200,000 to promising U.Va. research projects, advancing discoveries that could lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of disease.

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Camp Holiday Trails 5K

Camp Holiday Trails 5K

Camp Holiday Trails 5K race has raised nearly $100K over the past 30 years. A great example of UVA Medical Students working together in a fun way to help others.

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Match Day 2013

Match Day 2013

Just before 11:30 a.m. Friday, members of the Class of 2013 at University of Virginia School of Medicine began walking one by one to the front of the Old Medical School Auditorium to receive their white envelope.

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Best Doctors in America 2013

Best Doctors in America 2013

189 Doctors Named to National ‘Best Doctors in America®’ List Honor Highlights Best 5 Percent of U.S. Physicians

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Reducing Hospital Stay After Surgery

Reducing Hospital Stay After Surgery

Innovative Approach to Care After Surgery, Reduces Hospital Stay, Costs, Study Finds. Research Examines Outcomes Following Complex Cancer Procedure at UVA

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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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Erik Hewlett, MD, Outstanding Faculty Award

Erik Hewlett, MD, Outstanding Faculty Award

Professor Erik Hewlett, MD, Receives State’s Outstanding Faculty Award Recognized for Many Accomplishments in Teaching, Research, Public Service

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Bladder Cancer Discovery

Bladder Cancer Discovery

Bladder Cancer Discovery Opens Door to New and Better Treatments. Lack of Protein Found to Speed Progression, Spread of Disease

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New Look at Gene Expression Regulation

New Look at Gene Expression Regulation

Discovery at UVA Offers Unprecedented Look at Regulation of Gene Expression -- New Method Developed for Studying Epigenetics in Single Cells

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Alzheimer’s Disease: New Strategy

Alzheimer’s Disease: New Strategy

Researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Virginia School of Medicine set out to evaluate the effectiveness of chiro-inositol, a compound that occurs naturally in certain foods and is available as a nutritional supplement, in protecting the brain from beta amyloid toxins, which cause Alzheimer’s.

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