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    Welcome James Ryan: Launch of OursToShape

    Today we are excited to welcome UVA's 9th President, James Ryan and he is ready to hear from you! Help shape the University’s future by taking a moment to visit ourstoshape.virginia.edu and let President Ryan know your thoughts on community, service and discovery at UVA. #OursToShape You are also encouraged to comment directly to President … [Read More...]

    Leitinger Lab Discovery Reveals How Obesity Causes Disease and How We Can Stop It

    Recent research from Norbert Leitinger's  explains why obesity causes harmful inflammation that can lead to diabetes, clogged arteries, and other health problems. The researchers, for the first time, were able to explain why resident immune cells in fat tissue (immune cells that are thought to be beneficial) turn harmful during obesity, causing … [Read More...]

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