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.


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

Virginia's CHD Care Expertise Explained - Through Stats & Stories

CHD Care At UVA Children’s

Choosing CHD care at UVA Children's means you're putting your child in the best hands possible. Get advice & stories from the parents who have been there.

Healthy Balance

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Shoes for Hoops and Hope

UVA basketballers teamed up with UVA’s youngest cancer patients to paint game-ready gear for a good cause.

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Research in Motion Video: Sana Syed, MD

“For me as a pediatrician, research is at its very core about equity and justice.” –Sana Syed, MD, Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics   To watch more Research in Moti...

Medicine in Motion News

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The Life-Saving Power of Gene Therapy

A potentially fatal disease loomed over Isabelle’s young life – until doctors at UVA Children’s Hospital put gene therapy to work. See how far she’s come.

UVA Today

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Mother’s Antidepressant Use, Plus Infection, Linked to Neurodevelopmental Disorders

The findings might help to explain the rise in autism prevalence over the last 20 years, researchers said.

UVA Today