New approvals from the Board of Visitors Strategic Investment Fund will provide resources supporting the ongoing fight to end childhood diabetes, plus four other initiatives. more >
Graduate nursing student Elizabeth Hundt is exploring how the design of an old federal psychiatric hospital may hold importance for the architects of modern health care facilities. more >
With 25 years of experience in pediatric care, UVA professor Amy Boitnott is perfectly poised to teach and guide aspiring nurses – a mission she feels so strongly about that not even an MS diagnosis has been able to interfere. more >
“My goal is to help put UVA on the map as a research institution that translates discoveries to benefit patients,” said Jeffrey Keller as he takes his new post at the interface of clinicians and researchers. more >
A UVA phone survey found that only one in eight Virginia women were aware that breast density is a risk factor for breast cancer, while just one in five knew that dense breasts reduced the sensitivity of mammograms to find tumors. more >
Upon winning an award from the Belgian government, Kodi Ravichandran, a professor in UVA’s School of Medicine, will operate labs in Charlottesville and at Ghent University to advance the scope of his work. more >
On the eve of a Washington conference focused on the future of health care reform, Dr. Michael D. Williams, director of UVA’s Center for Health Policy, offers his forecast. more >
The partnership will seek to accelerate joint discovery, application of medical research and commercialization of new discoveries, and will include the recruitment of eminent scientists to the commonwealth. more >