Pancreatic Cancer: Years of Work Pay Off

September 30, 2019 When our David Kashatus, PhD, was first interviewing here in 2012, he laid out an ambitious research project that would help us better understand pancreatic cancer. Seven years later, he has completed that work and given us important new insights into how the aggressive cancer fuels its growth.

Microbe ‘Microbreweries’ to Improve Our Health

July 19, 2019 Everyone knows about microbreweries that create craft beer. But what about microbreweries to improve our health? One of our young scientists is making it possible.

Overseeing Multi-Center Clinical Trials

June 26, 2019 I'd like to introduce you to Holly Davis, the UVA employee I’ve known the longest. That’s because she’s my cousin. We grew up like brother and sister in far Southwest Virginia, and we have the accent to prove it.

An Unhealthy Microbiome Promotes the Spread of Breast Cancer

June 11, 2019 Fascinating new research from our Melanie Rutkowski, PhD, suggests that an unhealthy gut microbiome promotes the spread of breast cancer.