Category: All Releases



Antibiotics found to weaken body’s ability to fight off disease

August 17, 2017

Adding another reason for doctors to avoid the overuse of antibiotics, new research shows that a reduction in the… read more >

Bow Foundation Backs UVA Research Into Rare Genetic Disorder

August 9, 2017

The Bow Foundation today announced a grant of $50,000 to the School of Medicine to fund research into a… read more >

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UVA as No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

August 8, 2017

The 2017-2018 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” guide rates University of Virginia Medical Center as the No…. read more >

UVA Enlists Robotic Help to Enhance Blood Testing

August 3, 2017

The University of Virginia Health System has revolutionized how it tests patient blood samples, automating its primary blood testing… read more >

UVA Breast Care Program Earns National Accreditation

August 2, 2017

For its high-quality care, the UVA Breast Care Program has earned full accreditation from the American College of… read more >

Global Research Priorities Identified for Sudden Unexpected Infant Death

July 27, 2017

The scientific journal Pediatrics today published a paper from the School of Medicine, the American SIDS Institute and… read more >

How Texting Can Protect Babies From Sudden Death

July 25, 2017

A series of educational videos delivered by text or email successfully encouraged new mothers to use safe sleep practices… read more >

UVA Launching Group Pregnancy Care, Education Program

July 24, 2017

To improve health outcomes for new moms and babies and reduce health disparities, University of Virginia Children’s Hospital and… read more >

UVA, Bon Secours to Collaborate on Liver Transplant Care

July 20, 2017

University of Virginia Health System (UVA) and the Bon Secours Liver Institute of Virginia will collaboratively care for… read more >

Indestructible Virus Yields Secret to Creating Incredibly Durable Materials

July 19, 2017

It’s like the Superman of viruses, astonishingly tough and able to survive in an environment that would dissolve flesh… read more >