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Article ID: 639841

Scientist Saving Vast Amounts of Vital Knowledge (on a Very Small Budget)

University of Virginia Health System

A scientist at the University of Virginia School of Medicine is rescuing vast amounts of humanity’s knowledge of the submicroscopic world from potential oblivion, making it more accessible than ever before and doing so on a budget many thought impossible.

Released:
14-Sep-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 561330

Cardiologist Available to Comment on Bill Clinton's Heart Condition

University of Virginia Health System

Brian H. Annex, M.D., chief of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Virginia Health System, is available to speak about Clinton’s procedure and the signs and symptoms of heart disease that should not be ignored. Annex's clinical and research areas include a focus on peripheral arterial disease (PAD) where blockages in arteries cause illness and ongoing problems.

Released:
12-Feb-2010 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 560666

Expert Available to Discuss Pompe Disease, the Focus of New Harrison Ford Film

University of Virginia Health System

Based on a true story, the film "Extraordinary Measures" highlights a condition called Pompe disease. Shawn Lipinski, a certified genetic counselor at the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital, works with Pompe disease patients and is available to discuss this condition.

Released:
25-Jan-2010 2:00 PM EST

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Article ID: 553986

Nurse Heads to the Congo to Help Rape Victims

University of Virginia Health System

Sarah Anderson, PhD, forensic nurse in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Virginia Health System, is part of a team that will travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo to educate clinicians on collecting evidence and providing care for the overwhelming number of rape victims they see daily. They will depart July 7 and return July 23.

Released:
6-Jul-2009 11:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 549604

Expert Available To Discuss New A-Fib Scoring System

University of Virginia Health System

A study in the February 28 issue of The Lancet describes a risk scoring process that researchers believe could help prevent atrial fibrillation, the most common type of abnormal heart rhythm in the United States that affects about 2.2 million people. Dr. J. Michael Mangrum, director of the UVA Health System's Atrial Fibrillation Center, is available to discuss this study.

Released:
27-Feb-2009 12:00 PM EST

Article ID: 535683

Expert Available to Discuss Atrial Fibrillation

University of Virginia Health System

Reporters seeking background information about Vice President Cheney's treatment for atrial fibrillation are welcome to contact the UVA Public Relations office to arrange an interview with J. Michael (Mike) Mangrum, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, and director of the Atrial Fibrillation Center at the UVA Health System. A transcript of Afib FAQs and video of Dr. Mangrum are posted with this release.

Released:
27-Nov-2007 3:20 PM EST

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