Category: Neurosciences & Behavioral Health

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 >

UVA stroke program honored with two national quality awards

July 18, 2016

For meeting national guidelines to provide fast, high-quality stroke care, the University of Virginia Health System’s stroke… read more >

Shocking new role found for the immune system: Controlling social interaction

July 13, 2016

Researchers determine that the immune system affects – and even controls – social behavior.
Blocking a single… read more >

FDA approves scalpel-free brain surgery for tremor pioneered at UVA

July 12, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first focused ultrasound device to treat essential tremor ,… read more >

Missing Link Found Between Brain, Immune System

June 1, 2015

Vessels directly connecting brain, lymphatic system exist despite decades of doctrine that they don’t
Finding may have substantial… read more >

UVA neurosurgery, spine programs receive national award

October 30, 2014

Becker’s Hospital Review has honored the University of Virginia Department of Neurosurgery and the … read more >

UVA neurosurgeon leads partnership for safer high-tech surgery

October 13, 2014

A University of Virginia Health System physician is playing a key role in advancing the safety and quality of… read more >

Neurological eye exam? We’ve got an app for that

June 30, 2011

A team of University of Virginia physicians and biomedical engineering students have developed a smart phone application, “Pocket… read more >