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

The Biggest Scientific Discoveries in Every State

July 10, 2017

Business Insider weighs in. You may have heard mention of the one from Virginia. Another nice recognition for great work from our Dr. Kipnis. Read More

Are Viruses Alive?

June 23, 2017

This is a freaky one. You sometimes hear that a virus will “die” without a host, or after a certain amount of time outside the body. But there’s no real consensus that viruses are alive in the first place.

Let’s… Read More

Choosing a Teaching Hospital Could Save Your Life

June 7, 2017

Interesting article in the New York Times on how teaching hospitals, such as ours, might save your life. “For every 83 elderly patients seen by a major teaching hospital, one more is alive 30 days after discharge than… Read More