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Tag: research funding

Michael McConnell, PhD
A Condition So Rare It Has No Name
August 11, 2017

A local group, the Bow Foundation, has donated $50,000 to help our Michael McConnell, PhD, research a genetic disorder so rare it has no common name. That's the news hook, anyway. The condition actually may not be that rare. It's just not well studied. Once researchers start investigating, it may…

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Better Predicting, Preventing and Treating Disease
May 11, 2017

Several interesting projects designed to better predict, prevent and treat disease have received funding as part of UVA's research partnership with Inova Health System, according to an announcement that went out today. Nine joint research teams from UVA and Inova will receive a total of nearly $450,000 from the two…

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 in 2015.  That's important because that money is what allows our…

Meet Joe Larner
June 2, 2016

This is Joe Larner. He thought he had made a major breakthrough on Alzheimer’s. He died before he could find out. Dr. Larner was an eminent scientist and longtime fixture at the School of Medicine who influenced generations of researchers, including two future Nobel winners he recruited to UVA. I…