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Get to Know Madhusmita Misra, MD — Chair of the Department of Pediatrics - Faculty - Medicine in Motion News

Get to Know Madhusmita Misra, MD — Chair of the Department of Pediatrics

Madhusmita Misra, MD, MPH, was appointed chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Physician-in-Chief for UVA Health Children’s, on December 4, 2023. Dr. Misra was previously the chief for the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Massachusetts Ge...

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Auto Islet Transplantation: Cutting-Edge Treatment for Chronic Pancreatitis That Minimizes Risk of Diabetes - Medicine in Motion News

Auto Islet Transplantation: Cutting-Edge Treatment for Chronic Pancreatitis That Minimizes Risk of Diabetes

Auto Islet Transplantation (AIT), performed in conjunction with a total pancreatectomy (pancreas removal), offers a cutting-edge solution for chronic pancreatitis while minimizing the risk of surgically induced diabetes. The University of Virginia’...

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Research in Motion: Hongji Zhang, PhD - Research - Medicine in Motion News

Research in Motion: Hongji Zhang, PhD

As a cancer immunologist, my research revolves around understanding the role of the tumor microenvironment in various oncologic disease processes, such as colorectal cancer and liver cancer; and providing novel strategies for prevention and cure, esp...

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$3.1 Million Grant Backs Promising Focused Ultrasound Research

$3.1 Million Grant Backs Promising Focused Ultrasound Research

UVA will pioneer the use of focused ultrasound to improve treatment of a debilitating brain condition.

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Faculty Honored With School of Medicine Dean's Office Awards and Endowed Professorships - Faculty - Medicine in Motion News

Faculty Honored With School of Medicine Dean’s Office Awards and Endowed Professorships

The School of Medicine Dean’s Office held its faculty awards ceremony on January 17, 2024 in the Claude Moore Medical Education Building. This annual event recognizes faculty for their lasting impact on the success of our students and trainees, pat...

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