Research

UVA's new Child Health Research Center brings together scientists and clinicians to uncover the causes of childhood diseases and to pioneer new treatments, personalized therapies, and cures. Your support makes fundamental discoveries possible. Learn more.

Patient Care

We want you to feel confident, not only in your child's medical care, but in the support we provide for your whole family’s emotional and psychological needs. Philanthropy is essential to sustain these comprehensive and necessary services. Learn more.

Education

UVA's Children's faculty train and mentor medical and nursing students, as well as young doctors specializing in pediatrics. Philanthropy is a critical component medical education. Learn more.

Spotlight: Pediatric Cancer 

We have one of the state’s only Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Programs, led by nationally-renowned pediatric cancer researcher Dr. Trey Lee, and are opening a new bone marrow transplant program for our pediatric cancer patients. Dr. Michael Engel recently joined the UVA team as division chief for our pediatric hematology/oncology program. Engel is developing a game-changing cancer therapy, with a mission to introduce new treatments for leukemia that are far less toxic than current available therapies. Learn More.

 

The Soho Center

provides a free book to every UVA Children's Hospital patient and their sibling(s).

The Jennifer Fund

supports research and education for cancer and blood diseases.

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Stories of Care & Discovery

R. Ariel Gomez, MD Awarded $4.3M NIH P50 Grant to Study the Fate of Kidney Vascular Cells During Development and Disease - Research - Medicine in Motion News

R. Ariel Gomez, MD Awarded $4.3M NIH P50 Grant to Study the Fate of Kidney Vascular Cells During Development and Disease

R. Ariel Gomez, MD, the Harrison Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and director of the Department of Pediatrics Child Health Research Center, was awarded an NIH P50 grant for more than $4.3M in funding to study the fate of kidney vascular cells d...

Medicine in Motion News

Newborn Received Life-Saving Gene Therapy at the UVA Children’s Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic - Clinical - Medicine in Motion News

Newborn Received Life-Saving Gene Therapy at the UVA Children’s Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic

Virginia has started a newborn screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and the first newborn in the state to be screened positive was recently seen in the Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic in the Child Development & Rehabilitation Center at UVA Chil...

Medicine in Motion News

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ACCOLADES: FORBES LISTS UNIVERSITY, UVA HEALTH AMONG VIRGINIA’S TOP EMPLOYERS

Also in this roundup: UVA Children’s is No. 1 in Virginia, a nursing professor earns high professional honors, the Rhodes Trust honors a law professor, and more.

UVA Today

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Using Light-Up Skullcaps, Neurologist Is Pioneering an Autism Test for Babies

In Meghan Puglia’s baby lab, mothers and their children have a stimulating way to help researchers learn more about the developing brain – while potentially helping those “on the spectrum.”

UVA Today

UVA Health Doctor Wins Funding to Support Inclusive Playground, Overcome Communication Challenges 

UVA Health Doctor Wins Funding to Support Inclusive Playground, Overcome Communication Challenges

A UVA Health doctor has won funding to install a communication board at Pen Park to enable anyone unable to speak to better communicate.

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