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UVA’s Pamela Sutton-Wallace named to ‘Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare’ list

Pamela M. Sutton-Wallace, chief executive officer of University of Virginia Medical Center since July 2014, has been honored among Modern Healthcare’s 2018 list of the Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare.


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UVA Health System notifies 1,882 patients about potential privacy issue

University of Virginia Health System is notifying 1,882 patients that an unauthorized third party may have been able to view some of their private health information on a UVA physician’s laptop computer and other devices.


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Study suggests hope for a longer life for patients with rare autoimmune disorder

An unusual autoimmune disease that causes skin and lung damage can be treated effectively by stem cell transplant, a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine has found.


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Teen first in Virginia to receive cancer gene therapy in UVA clinical trial

The UVA Health System has administered its first dose of an experimental immunotherapy for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia.


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UVA earns national Comprehensive Stroke Center certification

The University of Virginia Stroke Center at UVA Medical Center has received national certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center.


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UVA, Foundation radiology group partner to expand access to specialized medical imaging

UVA Health System and Foundation Radiology Group have signed a radiology and medical imaging services partnership agreement.


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New tool can predict patient outcomes after cardiac arrest

Targeted temperature management – the precise cooling of a person suffering cardiac arrest – can literally be the difference in life or death.


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UVA enlists robotic help to enhance blood testing

The UVA Health System has revolutionized how it tests patient blood samples, automating its primary testing facility with high-tech robots.


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UVA, Bon Secours to collaborate on liver transplant care

UVA Health System and the Bon Secours Liver Institute of Virginia will collaboratively care for patients that may need liver transplants at UVA.


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Working up a sweat to benefit stroke research

The Spokes for Strokes event will benefit lifesaving research at the University of Virginia Health System.


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UVA Cancer Center excellence nets $15 million grant

University of Virginia Cancer Center has again been honored for its work researching new and better cancer treatments.


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Battling infectious diseases with 3-D structures

An international team of scientists has determined the 3-D atomic structure of more than 1,000 proteins.


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Focused ultrasound named a top clinical research achievement

The UVA Health System’s use of focused sound waves to treat essential tremor has been named one of the top 10 clinical research achievements of 2016.


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Why is a UVA Health System study replacing people’s cigarettes?

The UVA Health System is conducting a research study to determine if exercise and reduced-nicotine cigarettes can ease withdrawal symptoms.


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Blue Ridge Poison Center provides tips on safe medication disposal

In 2015, nearly 57 percent of all poison exposure cases nationwide involved prescription or over-the-counter medicines.


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UVA, Virginia Tech team up to help drivers with autism

The UVA Health System is teaming up with the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to study novice drivers with autism.


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UVA gets $2.5 million to target mysteries of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy affects 1 in 3,500 boys, stealing their ability to walk by age 12 and typically killing them by their mid-20s.


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Robotic surgery pioneer named director of UVA Transplant Center

UVA Health System has named Jose Oberholzer, MD, as the new director of the Charles O. Strickler Transplant Center.


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UVA Health System’s Petri named one of Virginia Outstanding Scientists

The UVA Health System’s William A. Petri Jr., MD, PhD, was named one of Virginia’s Outstanding Scientists.


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Study: UVA slashes opioid use while improving pain scores

A study of more than 100,000 surgical cases at UVA Health System found patients’ pain scores improved even as doctors gave fewer opioids.


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UVA endorses latest HPV vaccination recommendations

The UVA Cancer Center supports the latest human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination recommendations to help prevent HPV-related cancers.


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UVA honored nationally for bariatric surgery, cancer care

The UVA Medical Center bariatric surgery and cancer care programs have earned 2017 national Women’s Choice Awards from WomenCertified Inc.


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New dry eye drug aims to treat cause rather than mask symptoms

UVA Health System researchers have developed a potential therapeutic treatment for dry eye, with human testing to start in March.


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UVA, Virginia Tech Carilion partner to fund leading-edge brain research

The UVA Health System-Virginia Tech Carilion Neuroscience Research Collaboration is awarding $550,000 to nine cross-university research teams.


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UVA named National Pancreas Foundation Center for Pancreatitis Care

UVA Health System has been designated a National Pancreas Foundation Center for the treatment of pancreatitis.