Topic: Medical School

The healing power of fat

The healing power of fat

UVA scientists grow more-therapeutic cells

Researchers have discovered that adipose stem cells—adult stem cells found in fatty tissue—can be used to treat chronic wounds, severe burns and diseases characterized by...

Fall 2010

R&D Briefs

R&D Briefs

Bringing Bone Back to Life

Bone transplants often fail, but a new technique invented by Edward Botchwey, assistant professor of biomedical engineering and orthopaedic surgery, might make them more...

Summer 2010

News Briefs

News Briefs

Inventors of the year

The UVA Patent Foundation named professors Kevin R. Lynch and Timothy L. Macdonald the 2010 Edlich-Henderson Inventors of the Year. Their work happens at the intersection...

Summer 2010

Rekindling Desire

Rekindling Desire

Drug restores sex drive in women

A new drug shows promise for women who lack sexual desire.

Spring 2010

Bringing the Hospital to the People

Bringing the Hospital to the People

800 medical professionals. 1,800 volunteers. 2,700 patients. 1 weekend of free health care.

Inside beige tents, medical staff from the University of Virginia provide free health care to anyone who comes to the Wise County Fairgrounds. Meet a few of the people who depend on the Remote Area Medical clinic for medical treatment, as well as those who volunteer their services.

Winter 2009

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

A collection of University esoterica

Do you know which popular soft drink is named for a UVA alumnus? Or how about the top-secret military experiments conducted in the shadow of the Rotunda?

Winter 2009

R&D in Brief

R&D in Brief

Less stress for medical students, tests for toddlers and the power of popularity among teens.

Fall 2009

Science, Fashion and Rock ’n’ Roll

Science, Fashion and Rock ’n’ Roll

Medical dean featured in GQ magazine

Medical School dean Steven T. DeKosky is a “Rock Star of Science,” according to the June issue of GQ magazine.

Fall 2009

Targeting Addiction

Targeting Addiction

One man’s quest on the path of discovery

Addiction is a disease that affects millions. Dr. Bankole Johnson is developing a pharmaceutical treatment for it.

Fall 2009

Different Skills, Common Goal

Different Skills, Common Goal

Teamwork yielding results in cancer research

One day more than a decade ago, Meredith Gunter shared an elevator with a cancer researcher.

She was headed to the fourth floor of the UVA Cancer...

Summer 2009

Into the Wild

Into the Wild

The call of the wild beckons in many ways

A passion for the outdoors inspires the lives of many alumni. Some explore it, some guide others through it, some teach about it and others work to protect it.

Spring 2009

Tomorrow Takes Shape

Tomorrow Takes Shape

President Casteen discusses new deans and other administrators joining the University in 2008.

Fall 2008

Required Reading: Marcia Day Childress

Required Reading: Marcia Day Childress

Marcia Day Childress is an associate professor of medical education and director of programs in humanities for the UVA School of Medicine’s Center for Biomedical Ethics and...

Fall 2008

Say Hello to the Future

Say Hello to the Future

New leaders begin work

A number of key leadership positions have been filled in recent months around Grounds. The following is a brief introduction to the people who will help guide the University in coming years.

Fall 2008

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Highlights

From Bosnia, With Love

From Bosnia, With Love

A stint in Sarajevo inspired Katie Gar Ward (Col ’08) to do something for the country's many street dogs.

Water for the World

Water for the World

A new tablet, developed by UVA engineers, could hold the answer to clean water for millions.