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First person – Brian Belyea, MD

©2018. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd I Disease Models & Mechanisms (2018) 11. dmm038463. doi:10.1242/dmm.038463 First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a…

3rd Annual Betsy and Stuart Houston Lecture

CHILD HEALTH RESEARCH CENTER  PRESENTS The Betsy and Stuart Houston Lecture     Klaus Rajewsky, M.D. Professor & Senior Group Leader Immune Regulation & Cancer, Max Delbrück Centrum für Molekulare…

2018 Maddy Deal Grant Recipients

Let's congratulate our recent Maddy Deal recipients for 2018 Dr. Rebecca Scharf for "Novel Systems to Assess Treatment Efficacy in Childhood Neuromuscular Disease." The goal of this research is to…

30th Annual Research Symposium

The PCEN in conjunction with the CHRC sponsored and organized the 30th Annual Research Day Symposium that took place at UVA on May 31th 2018. This symposium offered an outstanding…

Dr. Sana Syed Selected for THRIV Scholar Career Development Program

Congratulations to Dr. Sana Syed one of our own at the Child Health Research Center. She has been selected to be part of the THRIV Scholar Career Development Program.  Every year…

Dr. Ariel Gomez Received A Distinguished Alumni Award

CHRC director, Dr. R. Ariel Gomez was recently awarded the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award for Achievement by the University of Iowa Carver College Medical Alumni Association. The award was established in 1998 as the highest honor bestowed upon graduates of the institution. The Alumni Award for Achievement in particular is given to a deserving candidate who exhibits "significant professional accomplishments in science, medicine and/or education".

Discovery About How Heart Forms Sheds Light on Deadly Disease

Drs. Maria Luisa Sequeira-Lopez, Yan Hu and Brian Belyea were recently featured in a UVA Today article

Fate of Renin Cells During Development

Rhian Touyz, MD, PhD interviews Ariel Gomez, MD, corecipient of the 2016 Excellence in Hypertension Award about his research into the fate of renin cells during development and disease. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2kOpXw2a2s…

Probing the Secrets of Cell Identity

Dr. Ariel Gomez’s research was recently featured in a UVA Today article.