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U.Va. Health System Researchers Find that Diabetes Drug May Hold Promise in Treating Alzheimer’s
SCIENTISTS AT THE University of Virginia Health System are part of collaborative new research that suggests that a drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat Type 2 diabetes may also one day treat Alzheimer’s disease as well, without serious side effects. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that causes memory loss and impaired thinking: it affects up to 4.5 million older Americans. Full story.

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Darden Incubator to Assist in Translational Research

Traditionally, the mission of the University of Virginia Darden School’s Incubator program has been to get new business ventures off the ground. In the last year, an exciting new multidisciplinary collaboration has begun between Darden and the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME). BME was one of nine departments nationally to receive a $2.9 million Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Translational Research Partnership Award. The goal of the award is to bring lifesaving technologies to market quickly. Full story.

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Salut! U.Va.’s French House Celebrates 20 Years

Robert DenomméRobert Denommé (left), retired chairman of the University of Virginia’s French department and the creator of the Maison Française, was among current residents, faculty members, alumni and friends who gathered this spring to commemorate the 20th anniversary of U.Va.’s first and oldest language house, located at the historic Barringer House on Jefferson Park Avenue. Full story.

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SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT:
C-Ville Weekly Clarification — 6/27/2006
Richmond Times-Dispatch Letter to the Editor — 5/24/2006
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ALSO IN THE NEWS
U.Va. Celebrates 177th Final Exercises, May 20-21
U.Va. Unveils Schematic Design for South Lawn Project
U.Va. Leads Public Universities with Highest African-American Graduation Rate for 12th Straight Year
 
Web Calendar   Heritage Repertory Theatre’s “Don't Hug Me”
7:30 p.m. through July 29, Helms Theatre • Tickets: 924-3376.
     
 

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Darden-Curry program nets $5M grant

Salut! French House celebrates 20 years

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Women’s Golf:
Simpson Places Second at Virginia State Amateur

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Virginia Receives Atlantic Coast Conference Accolades


Men’s Basketball:
Sean Singletary Selected University Division State Player of the Year By the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association


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