Seeking Solutions to the South’s Health Problems

May 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.

Engineering Improvements to Patient Care

March 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.

$23 Million to Speed New Treatments

March 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

January 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… Read More