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HPV Discovery Opens Door to New Cancer Treatments
We know a good bit about how HPV (human papillomavirus) causes cancer, down to a particular protein it makes to stop healthy cells’ natural ability to prevent tumors. Scientists have tried for years to find a way to block that protein, but with little luck. A new discovery from our Anindya Dutta, PhD, gives them a promising new target for developing treatments for the HPV cancers. Click the photo to read more.
"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." Grateful for groundbreaking collaborations… https://t.co/DAvAJzBUvD
For nine-year-old Chloe Jarrat, being outfitted with an artificial pancreas during a week-long clinical trial was a… https://t.co/z8liQ2opb7
PROSTATE CARE - WSCPH is a multi-disciplinary effort supporting collaboration among scientists, clinicians, and patients for innovative research, diagnostic tools, and noninvasive interventions. We builds on partnerships developed within the UVA School of Medicine and Medical Center to deliver state-of-the- art care to men in central Virginia.
THRIV Holds 1st Annual Clinical Research Symposium
Last month, the Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (THRIV) held the 1st Annual THRIV Scholars Clinical Translational Research Symposium. THRIV was established in January 2017 as the cornerstone of our Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program application; a mechanism to promote excellence in clinical and translational research across UVA. Click the photo to learn more.
The discovery reveals that these unique cells recycle and dispose of their waste in an unexpected way. That knowled… https://t.co/WttlOv9uPv
Launchpad Ignites Breakthroughs in Diabetes Research
A little more than ten years ago, businessman and investor Paul Manning decided to take a chance on something different. Today, that investment, the LaunchPad for Diabetes Innovation Fund, is paying off with research to benefit generations of future patients. Click the photo to learn more.
Grateful to the Manning family whose generous support is fueling research that seeks new treatments and a cure for… https://t.co/HydIbnB0dY