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iTHRIV Funds Ambitious Statewide Collaborations to Benefit Human Health

February 25, 2020

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) has awarded $200,000 in pilot funding to four… read more >

School of Medicine Sees Record Funding From NIH

February 17, 2020
The funding backs the School of Medicine's ambitious research effort to pioneer treatments and cures while helping doctors understand and prevent disease.

Brain Tumor Discovery May Unlock New Treatments for Many Cancers

February 14, 2020
A supposedly simple childhood cancer proves unexpectedly sophisticated -- and that discovery may open the door to new treatments for many cancers.

UVA Wins National Award for Neurosurgery and Spine Care

February 13, 2020

For the sixth consecutive year, UVA Medical Center has been honored by Becker’s Hospital Review in its… read more >

Majority of New Moms Don’t Follow Safe Sleep Practices, Study Finds

February 11, 2020
“This is important information that means we may need to re-think how we approach our conversations with families about safe sleep,” UVA pediatrician Ann Kellams said.

MRI Pioneer John Mugler Named to National Academy of Inventors

February 5, 2020
UVA's John Mugler was instrumental in developing innovative pulse sequences that revolutionized magnetic resonance imaging.

Medicaid Expansion Slashed Uninsured Rates in Diabetes Belt, Study Finds

February 3, 2020
The increase in people with insurance helps address the lack of access to care that is a key contributor to the diabetes epidemic.

HIV Outcomes Improved by State-Purchased Insurance Plans, Study Finds

January 29, 2020
Increasing enrollment in the plans could save millions in healthcare costs and even reduce HIV transmission, the researchers say.

Major Asian Gene Study to Help Doctors Battle Disease

January 28, 2020
Researchers from dozens of institutions around the world are seeking to address the under-representation of Asian populations in genetic research.

Potential Way to Halt Blinding Macular Degeneration Identified

January 22, 2020
It would be the first treatment for dry age-related macular degeneration and could significantly improve treatment for wet AMD.