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HPV Discovery Opens Door to New Cancer Treatments

December 12, 2018

We know a good bit about how HPV (human papillomavirus) causes cancer, down to a particular protein it makes to stop healthy cells’ natural ability to prevent tumors. Scientists have tried for years to find a way to block… Read More

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 11, 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 3, 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