Posts by Joshua Barney
July 22, 2021 Brain Discovery Could Lead to New Epilepsy Treatments
Cutting-edge brain research at UVA has yielded a discovery that could lead to new treatments for epilepsy.
July 21, 2021 Largest-Ever Type 1 Diabetes Study IDs Potential Treatment Targets
Scientists have completed the largest and most diverse genetic study of type 1 diabetes ever undertaken, identifying new drug targets.
July 13, 2021 Findings to Help Prevent, Treat Dangerous Atrial Fibrillation
New research will improve care for dangerous atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeats) in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a common heart condition.
July 6, 2021 Depression, Suicidal Thoughts Plague Ailing Coal Miners
More than one in 10 coal miners and former coal miners suffering from black lung disease have recently considered suicide, a new study finds.
July 1, 2021 UVA Health Now Sole Owner of Novant Health UVA Health System
UVA Health has become the full owner of Novant Health UVA Health System, a Northern Virginia regional health system previously owned by the two institutions through a joint operating company.
June 28, 2021 iTHRIV Seeks Proposals for 2 NIH-Funded Grant Programs
Applications are welcome from Virginia-based non-profits, scientists and clinical professionals from any iTHRIV institution.
June 28, 2021 In a Dish, a Mouse, Crafted From Stem Cells, Begins to Form
New advances in stem cell research at UVA will help scientists battle diseases, develop drugs and, eventually, grow organs for transplant.
June 14, 2021 Osteoporosis: New Approach to Understanding Bone Strength Pays Dividends
Osteoporosis researchers at the School of Medicine have taken a new approach to understanding how our genes determine the strength…
June 10, 2021 iTHRIV Announces Incoming 2021 Scholars Program Cohort
iTHRIV has selected seven researchers from the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech for a research training and mentorship program.
June 9, 2021 Melina R. Kibbe Named Dean of UVA’s School of Medicine
Dr. Kibbe is an outstanding clinician, researcher and highly respected educator. She comes to the School of Medicine effective Sept. 15.