Tag: UVA Today

Bold UVA Research Could End Lung Shortages, Save Lives of Recipients


The National Institutes of Health are investing more than $8.6 million in several promising areas of UVA research related to lung transplants that could make a major difference in patients’ lives

UVA Led Research Teams Publish Medicare Disparity Study


Expanding Medicaid coverage is associated with better outcomes for heart surgery patients, according to a study led by University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers.

Carter Immunology Center’s Research Moves From Frontier to Front-and-Center


UVA Today recently featured a story highlight the collaboration between Department of Surgery faculty member, Craig Slingluff and Victor H. Engelhard

This Surgeon is Redefining the Possibilities of Organ Transplant Surgery


Dr. Jose Oberholzer, the director of UVA’s Charles O. Strickler Transplant Center, explains advances in robotic transplant surgery and his plans for innovative treatment research.

What to Know About the Rise in Colorectal Cancer Rates Among Young Adults


Department of Surgery Faculty member Dr. Charles Friel explains recent news of a rise in instances of colorectal cancer and what younger patients should be paying attention to in order to catch it early.