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The Making of Medicine

Tag: cancer (Page 3)

Kimberly Kelly sits at a lab bench.
Big Backing for a Promising Cancer Drug

A promising cancer drug that's being developed based on a discovery by our Kimberly Kelly, PhD, is attracting major interest -- to the tune of $25 million.

David Kashatus stands in front of an erasable wall with writing and diagrams scribbled on it.
Pancreatic Cancer: Years of Work Pay Off

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.

Holly Davis coordinates multi-site clinical trials for UVA.
Overseeing Multi-Center Clinical Trials

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.