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Finding Poetry in Science

January 19, 2018

I have a news release coming out Monday about a new discovery about anemia. (That’s right, you’re getting an exclusive sneak peak!) In a nutshell, our Adam Goldfarb, MD, and his colleagues have discovered a delicate clockwork mechanism within… Read More

Helping Heal Puerto Rico

January 11, 2018

One of our nurse practitioners, Elizabeth Conde Alvarez, can tell you about both the tremendous devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the tremendous kindness of people there, even as they try to survive amid terrible conditions.

She… Read More

Meet Victor Laubach, Lung Transplant Researcher

January 5, 2018

My colleagues over at Healthy Balance, the UVA Health System’s blog, have done a nice interview with our Victor Laubach, PhD. Dr. Laubach is doing some tremendously cool work that could one day let us rehabilitate unusable lungs… Read More

The Secret Origin of Santa Claus

December 15, 2017

Turns out he’s Jewish. Our Santa, anyway. Even though he doesn’t celebrate Christmas, our Dr. Robert Sinkin has donned the jolly red suit each year for the last 12 years to bring a little happiness to families that could… Read More