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Babies Born Big More Likely to Become Obese Children

July 12, 2017

Infants born with a high birthweight are more likely to become obese children, a new study from the read more >

New Way to Shut Off Genes Speeds Battle Against Genetic Diseases

July 11, 2017

Gene editing using the CRISPR system is transforming genetic research and could be poised to transform the treatment of… read more >

UVA Earns National Award for Care of Heart Attack Patients

June 29, 2017

University of Virginia Health System has been recognized for its care of heart attack patients with a national award… read more >

NIH Awards $8.6 Million for Bold Bid to Transform Lung Transplants

June 28, 2017

Researchers at the School of Medicine have received more than $8.6 million in federal grants to support efforts… read more >

Four UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

June 27, 2017

Four specialties at University of Virginia Children’s Hospital are ranked among the top 50 nationally in the 2017-2018… read more >

UVA Honored as Center of Excellence for Bone Marrow Cancer

June 14, 2017

University of Virginia Cancer Center has earned recognition as a national center of excellence for its care of… read more >

Heart Surgery Outcomes Improved After Medicaid Expansion, Study Finds

June 7, 2017

Medicaid expansion is associated with better outcomes for heart surgery patients, according to a study led by School… read more >

UVA Expanding Its Worldwide Diabetes Research and Care Model

June 6, 2017

Building on its pioneering work to better control type 1 diabetes, the University of Virginia Center for Diabetes Technology… read more >

Heart Failure Program Earns National Quality Awards

June 5, 2017

For working to improve patients’ recovery times and reduce readmissions, the heart failure program at the University of… read more >

Precision Medicine Collides With A Clock Mystery From 1665

May 23, 2017

An odd phenomenon observed in 1665 explains how the body knows when to replace disease-preventing cells in our guts…. read more >