Category: Highlights

UVA Study Reveals How Mutation Boosts Cancer Risk

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered how a common gene mutation robs people of natural cancer protection. Hao Jiang, of the UVA Cancer Center, and his…

UVA Discovery Suggests Potential New Treatment for Deadly Blood Cancer

A drug used to treat certain advanced breast cancers may offer a new treatment option for a deadly blood cancer known as myelofibrosis, new research from UVA Cancer Center suggests.…

2021-Largest-Ever Type 1 Diabetes Study IDs Potential Treatment Targets

https://newsroom.uvahealth.com/2021/07/21/largest-ever-type-1-diabetes-study-ids-potential-treatment-targets/?fbclid=IwAR3IvImaMMZ8717M4gO33zl8jiAZ0SNS4zHQJRr52IaEeV0nb8fWtoOWe5I

BMG Department Picnic (July, 2021)

Thursday June 25th marked a nice day for the BMG Department.  With COVID restrictions easing the department decided to have a picnic.  We had food and games and approximately 100…

2021-5 Fran Garrett-Bakelman chosen as Pew-Stewart Scholar

Congratulations to Dr. Francine Garrett-Bakelman for being chosen to "Advance Cutting -Edge Cancer Research"  See full description below. Announcement can also be reviewed at https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/about/news-room/press-releases-and-statements/2021/06/15/5-pew-stewart-scholars-chosen-to-advance-cutting-edge-cancer-research.   PHILADELPHIA—The Pew Charitable Trusts…

May 2021-New Insights Into Hormone’s Action Could Help In Battle Against Prostate Cancer

Please see the details on this paper dealing with ADP-ribosylation https://rdcu.be/ckoh2.  Congratulations Dr. Paschal.  If this link does not work please try the link below:   https://news.virginia.edu/content/new-insights-hormones-action-could-help-battle-against-prostate-cancer

2021-Raven Scholarship-Elizabeth Wagner

Congratulations to Elizabeth Wagner  as she was just awarded a Raven Scholarship for academics and leadership (https://aig.alumni.virginia.edu/raven/raven-resources/raven-scholarships/).    

March 2021-EVP’s List-Dr. Jogender Tushir-Singh

Jogender Tushir-Singh, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, and his team published research findings that evaluate and improve immunotherapies for treating solid cancer tumors, such as ovarian, colon and triple-negative…

2021-John F. Anderson Distinguished Lecture at UVA

On March 22, 2021 Dr. Richard Henderson gave the John F. Anderson Distinguished Lecture at UVA. Henderson, of the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, UK, shared…