Posts by Joshua Barney
April 20, 2021 Autism Develops Differently in Girls Than Boys, New Research Suggests
Conclusions drawn from autism studies conducted primarily in boys should not be assumed to hold true for girls, the scientists warn.
April 16, 2021 New Vaccine by UVA, Tech May Offer Broad Protection From Coronaviruses
A new COVID-19 vaccine could protect against future strains of the COVID-19 virus, and other coronaviruses, and cost about $1 a dose.
April 15, 2021 Growth in Home Care Failing to Keep Up With Surging Demand
Growth in home care for Medicare patients is “small and inadequate” compared with increasing demand in an aging America, a new study finds.
April 5, 2021 Cancer Discovery Could Revive Failed Treatments for Solid Tumors
New research from UVA Cancer Center could rescue once-promising immunotherapies for treating solid cancer tumors, such as ovarian, colon and triple-negative breast cancer, that ultimately failed in human clinical trials.
April 1, 2021 Scientists Scour Genes of 53,000+ People to Battle Dangerous Diseases
A new analysis of the entire genetic makeup of more than 53,000 people offers a bonanza of valuable insights into heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders.
March 31, 2021 Stem Cell Transplants Prevent Relapses of Most Common Childhood Cancer
UVA researchers identify a way to prevent relapses in children who receive CAR T-cell therapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
March 29, 2021 UVA Experts to Tackle COVID-19 Vaccine Questions
A scientist and a doctor from UVA Health will field questions from the public about the COVID-19 vaccines during an online town hall Tuesday night.
March 29, 2021 Scientists Urge Swift Action to Prepare for Next Pandemic
An international team of researchers is warning that scientists must prepare now for the next pandemic – and has developed a plan to do so.
March 27, 2021 FINAL FOUR! UVA Advances Again in Biomedical Competition
A brain-cancer discovery from the School of Medicine has made it into the Final Four of STAT Madness, a contest to find 2020’s biggest biomedical advance, after enjoying a surge of public support in the final hours of voting.
March 23, 2021 Discovery Reveals Potential Way to Prevent Heart Attacks, Strokes
Doctors could prevent heart attacks and strokes by strengthening the protective caps that stabilize atherosclerotic plaques in our arteries, new research suggests.