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Honoring Vivian Pinn, MD, Class of ’67

September 16, 2017

We dedicated one of our research buildings in honor of Vivian Pinn, MD, last week, and it was a lovely event. Dr. Pinn was on hand, surrounded by friends, colleagues and former students, and she was almost moved to… Read More

Advancements in Spine Surgery

September 10, 2017

Here’s a quick link you might find interesting. My colleague Amy Marshall has done a post on the latest advances in spine surgery research over at the UVA Health System blog, Healthy Balance. She talked with our Frank Shen,… Read More

This is Cool

September 1, 2017

When we treat patients who suffer cardiac arrest — that is, their hearts have stopped — we often give them what is called “targeted temperature management.” Basically, we run a tube into their bodies that acts much like the… Read More

Antibiotics Make You Susceptible to Illness

August 31, 2017

Antibiotics are one of the most important items in the doctor’s medical bag. They’re vital for beating back potentially deadly infections. But they can also make you susceptible to disease, new research from our Bill Petri suggests.

Petri and colleagues,… Read More

A Condition So Rare It Has No Name

August 11, 2017

A local group, the Bow Foundation, has donated $50,000 to help our Michael McConnell, PhD, research a genetic disorder so rare it has no common name. That’s the news hook, anyway. The condition actually may not be that… Read More