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Virginia’s 1st Certified Duchenne Care Center

December 12, 2018

Our Children’s Hospital has been named a Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, a nonproft organization working to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy, the most common fatal genetic disorder diagnosed in children. Our Children’s… Read More

Creating a Diverse, Inclusive Environment

December 12, 2018

See those big windows on the front of the School of Medicine? Everyone should see themselves reflected there.

For the seventh consecutive year, the School of Medicine has received a national award recognizing its commitment to diversity and inclusion. The… Read More

A Husband and Wife Working to Improve Breast Cancer Care

December 1, 2018

Our Shayna and Tim Showalter have received more than $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health for their effort to improve radiation therapy and breast surgery for women with early-stage breast cancer.

The Showalters, who are married, have developed… Read More

Three Fine AAAS Fellows

November 30, 2018

Congratulations to Douglas DeSimone, PhD, chairman of our Department of Cell Biology; Wladek Minor, PhD, of the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics; and Lukas Tamm, PhD, chairman of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, on their election to the rank… Read More