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Wladek Minor (from left), Douglas DeSimone and Lukas Tamm.
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 of Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Jayakrishna Ambati, MD
A Recognition of Great Work on Macular Degeneration
September 1, 2018

Congratulations to our Jayakrishna Ambati, MD, who has received the 2018 RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding Research in the field of age-related macular degeneration. The condition is a leading cause of vision loss in people age 50 or older. The award was established by Research to Prevent Blindness…

Daniel
One of 2017’s Top 10 Clinical Research Achievements!
April 18, 2018

Here's a well-earned recognition: Our Daniel "Trey" Lee's pioneering work in battling pediatric leukemia has been honored as one of 2017’s top 10 Clinical Research Achievements by the Clinical Research Forum. Dr. Lee’s research weaponizes immune cells, known as T cells, in pediatric and young adult clinical trial participants to…

Jeff Elias, MD, pioneered the use of focused ultrasound for the treatment of the most common movement disorder, essential tremor.
Focused Ultrasound Work Earns Jeff Elias Innovator of the Year
February 1, 2018

The UVA Licensing & Ventures Group has named Dr. Jeff Elias the Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year for his pioneering work with focused ultrasound. The award recognizes a UVA faculty member whose work is making a major impact on society, and Dr. Elias' certainly is. Dr. Elias is basically the…

UVA Hospital
We’re No. 1
August 9, 2017

Just a quick note to congratulate everyone here at the UVA Health System on our designation by U.S. News as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia for the second year in a row. Six of our specialties were among the top 50 nationally. Here are those rankings: Cancer: 30th Ear,…

Bill Petri: Virginia Outstanding Scientist
February 13, 2017

Bill Petri, MD, PhD, has earned a well-deserved recognition from Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe. The governor and the Science Museum of Virginia have named Dr. Petri one of Virginia's Outstanding Scientists for 2017. That's quite an honor. The chief of our Division of Infectious Diseases and International Health, Dr. Petri…