July 22, 2009 — Dr. Thaddeus Elliott Kelly, 71, professor emeritus in the University of Virginia School of Medicine, died July 2. Kelly joined the faculty in 1975 as associate professor of pediatrics and established the Division of Medical Genetics. He retired in 2002, having made numerous contributions to the fields of pediatrics and medical genetics. His clinical and research interests included neurogenetic disorders, short stature and skeletal dysplasias, the use of growth hormone to treat genetic disorders, the X chromosome and X-linked disorders and Prader-Willi syndrome.
Applying private-sector marketing techniques to school communications can increase chances of student success, according to an article by Curry School of Education assistant professor Ben Castleman and co-author Jo Skillman.
Immunotherapist Dr. Daniel “Trey” Lee comes to UVA with plans to target aggressive cancers through clinical trials, giving new hope to children for whom conventional treatments are not working.
Filmed entirely in Virginia, “Loving” is already an Oscar frontrunner for its portrayal of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple whose fight for the right to marry resulted in a landmark Supreme Court ruling.