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Researchers are seeking to understand why people in the rural South tend to die earlier and have more health problems than people elsewhere.
Seeking Solutions to the South’s Health Problems
5/23/2019

Our Paul V. Targonski, MD, PhD, is helping to lead a massive, multi-state effort to determine why people born in the rural South tend to have more health problems and die earlier than people elsewhere. Importantly, he and his colleagues are looking not just for causes but solutions.

The inaugural class of BME Clinical Scholars: Morgan Hunt, Megan Thomas, Katie Lee, Julia Hartman, and Anthony DeNovio.
Engineering Improvements to Patient Care
3/14/2019

Call it a victory for fresh perspectives: We've had some undergraduate biomedical students bring their engineering expertise to the hospital, and they've come up with some great ideas for improving how hospitals provide care.

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) taps the power of collaboration to accelerate the development of new cures and treatments and improve public health.
$23 Million to Speed New Treatments
3/5/2019

The National Institutes of Health has awarded nearly $23 million to the integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia to accelerate the development of new treatments and cures.

Funding for UVA Research Shoots Way Up
1/27/2017

Great news for the research enterprise here at the School of Medicine. Our funding from the National Institutes of Health climbed a whopping 25 percent in 2016. The total funding tallied more than $126 million, up from $101.2 million in 2015.  That's important because that money is what allows our…

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