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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
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.

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
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.