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VOTE! Kipnis Brain Discovery Fighting It Out in STAT Bracket Contest

March 4, 2019

A School of Medicine brain discovery has been nominated as one of 2018’s best ideas in biomedical science,… read more >

UVA Expanding Telehealth To Better Treat Diabetes, Heart Disease

February 26, 2019

The University of Virginia Health System is expanding its telehealth capacity to help patients across Virginia better prevent or… read more >

UVA Discovers Secret to Making Immune Cells Better Cancer Killers

February 25, 2019

Scientists at the School of Medicine have discovered a defect in immune cells known as “killer T cells”… read more >

$1 Million Award Lets UVA Open New Portal to the Submicroscopic World

February 18, 2019

A scientist at the School of Medicine has received a prestigious three-year, $1 million award from the William… read more >

New Project Seeks Enhanced Lung Disease Care in Appalachia

February 18, 2019

A new program will use telehealth to bring together a University of Virginia Health System team with primary care… read more >

Discovery May Explain a Great Mystery of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

February 14, 2019
The cells may die because of naturally occurring gene variation in our brain cells that were, until recently, assumed to be genetically identical.

Antidepressant Could Stop Deadly Sepsis, Study Suggests

February 13, 2019
An antidepressant used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder could save people from deadly sepsis, new research suggests.

Get the Latest on UVA’s Artificial Pancreas With Testing Nearly Complete

February 12, 2019

A University of Virginia School of Medicine researcher will provide updates on a UVA-developed artificial pancreas – including early… read more >

Surprise Rheumatoid Arthritis Discovery Points to New Treatment

February 7, 2019
The discovery, emerging from the School of Medicine’s new affiliation with Inova Health, may also lead to a simple blood test to detect people at elevated risk for rheumatoid arthritis.

Scientists Seeking to Regrow Kidneys Make Promising Discovery

February 6, 2019
The finding could help doctors regenerate kidneys in adults and children alike.