Posts by Joshua Barney
June 21, 2022 New Safe-Sleep Guidelines Aim to Reduce Infant Deaths
UVA Health experts have helped develop important new sleep guidelines to keep babies safe.
May 25, 2022 Saving Kids From Dangerous Infections – With An Amoeba
Efforts to use a harmless amoeba to protect children from dangerous infections has won $300,000 in support from The Hartwell Foundation.
May 24, 2022 Important Progress in the Global Battle Against Tuberculosis
School of Medicine researchers have shed new light on the intersection of malnutrition and tuberculosis. They've also received a $1.25 million grant to train the next generation of front-line soldiers in the war against the disease.
May 18, 2022 New App Helps People Struggling With Opioids
With opioid-overdose deaths reaching an all-time high, a new app developed at UVA Health is helping people struggling with opioids get the care they need.
May 11, 2022 World’s 1st Focused Ultrasound Cancer Immunotherapy Center Launched
Focused ultrasound cancer immunotherapy is opening new fronts in the war against many different cancers, from breast to brain tumors
May 10, 2022 Scientists Transform Beating Heart Stem Cells Into Brain Cells
By rewriting the cells' future, the researchers shed light on the role of genes in the development of our bodies and developmental diseases.
May 3, 2022 Discovery Could Lead to Better Heart Attack Outcomes
Researchers have identified a potential way to improve heart function after heart attacks – and it could involve a drug extracted from plants commonly used as folk medicine.
May 2, 2022 New Tool Predicts COPD Risk for Diverse Groups
Initial tests of a new "crystal ball" for COPD revealed that it is better at predicting risk for both African-Americans and heavy smokers than existing models.
April 27, 2022 Online Treatment Benefits Black Women Battling Insomnia
Black women are among the groups most likely to suffer insomnia, but an online sleep intervention developed by a School of Medicine researcher can help, a new study finds.
April 20, 2022 Marianne Baernholdt Named Dean of UVA’s School of Nursing
Baernholdt is an experienced educator who has devoted her career to mentoring students and junior faculty in safety, quality, innovation and leadership.