• THRIV Hits Milestone with Inaugural Class of Scholars

      THRIV Hits Milestone with Inaugural Class of Scholars

      In January 2018, the University of Virginia will be applying for a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), which will allow us to join a national network of 60+ medical research institutions working together to improve the translational research process to get more treatments to more patients more quickly. The network collaborates locally and regionally to catalyze innovation in training, research tools, and processes. (We wrote about it last February, which you can read here.)…
    • THRIV Scholars Named

      THRIV Scholars Named

      We are pleased to announce the selection of the inaugural class of Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (THRIV) Scholars! We received 14 excellent applications from three different schools at UVA for this mentored career development award (internally funded by the School of Medicine).  Five Scholars have been named: Jessica Keim-Malpass, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, Department of Acute and Specialty Care, School of Nursing (Elizabeth Epstein, PhD, RN, Chair) Research Proposal:  A pragmatic clinical trial evaluating…
    • University of Virginia – Inova Research Collaboration Award Recipients

      University of Virginia – Inova Research Collaboration Award Recipients

      Congratulation Awardees We are thrilled to announce the University of Virginia – Inova Research Collaboration Award Recipients for March, 2017. Gut Microbiome of Pediatric ALL Patients and Survivors Kimberly Dunsmore, MD University of Virginia School of Medicine Elizabeth Yang, MD, PhD Inova Integrated Empiric and Network Architecture Models of HDAC Inhibition: A Systems Pharmacology-Based Approach to Combination Therapy Kevin Janes University of Virginia School of Engineering Wendy Wong Inova Translational Medicine Institute   Michael Maitland…
    • Virginia Tech Carilion / UVA Partnership Seed Grants

      Virginia Tech Carilion / UVA Partnership Seed Grants

      The following awardees are part of the Virginia Tech Carilion/UVA partnership seed grants. These are a joint institutional funding program for collaborative research projects in neuroscience. Each one year grant offers funding for up to $75,000 per award per a Co-PI faculty partnership. Extramural research application within 1 year of the completion of the award is expected.  The awards begin January 2017. THE IMPACT OF COGNITIVE AND ULTRASOUND STIMULATED SEROTONIN AND DOPAMINE RELEASE IN HUMAN AND SWINE STRIATUM…