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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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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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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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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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