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Dr. Anindya Dutta and his researchers. Pictured, Dr. Dutta, with students in their lab at UVA Medical Center on October 3. Back row: Eric Teplitz, Brian Reon, Preston Goforth, Dr. Laura Dillon and Magdalina Cichewicz. Front row: Nancy Rush. Photo: Annalee Grant.

UVA labs in limbo as NIH spins its wheels during shutdown

Funding for the National Institutes of Health was thrust into the spotlight last week as canceled clinical trials for cancer patients became another flashpoint in the ongoing government shutdown standoff in Washington, D.C. The agency may serve as a high-profile pawn in a partisan budget battle, but for local researchers who depend on NIH grants, […]

Meredith Woo. Photo: UVA Media Relations.

UVA Dean Meredith Woo to step down in May

The dean of UVA’s College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Meredith Jung-En Woo, announced in a letter to students and faculty Monday that she will step down next May. Woo came to UVA from the University of Michigan in 2008 on a five-year contract. It was extended for an additional year last spring. […]