Category: Neurosciences & Behavioral Health



New technique lets doctors predict disease severity

September 12, 2017

An international team of researchers has found a way to diagnose disease and predict patient outcomes simply by measuring… read more >

UVA Earns National Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

August 30, 2017

For providing high-quality care for stroke patients with complex health needs, the University of Virginia Stroke Center at… 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 >

Pioneering Research Earns Student Prestigious Howard Hughes Fellowship

April 26, 2017

A promising medical student’s exploration of unknown territory within the central nervous system has received a major boost from… read more >

Focused Ultrasound Named a Top Research Achievement of 2016

April 20, 2017

The University of Virginia Health System’s pioneering use of focused ultrasound to treat essential tremor, the most… read more >

Probiotic in Yogurt Reverses Depression

March 7, 2017

Lactobacillus – a probiotic bacteria found in yogurt – can reverse depression symptoms and anxiety… read more >

Unknown soldiers: UVA discovers powerful defenders of the brain

December 19, 2016

UVA researchers discover an influential type of immune cell in the membranes around the brain;
These… read more >

UVA among first to use new tool for noninvasive brain surgery

October 4, 2016

The University of Virginia Health System is the first hospital in Virginia – and among the first in the… read more >

UVA named to 100 great neurosurgery and spine programs list

September 16, 2016

Becker’s Hospital Review selected the University of Virginia Neurosciences Center at UVA Medical Center to… read more >

The results are in! International trial evaluates focused ultrasound for essential tremor

August 25, 2016

A study published today in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine offers the most in-depth assessment… read more >