Category: All Releases

iTHRIV Seeks Partners to Improve Public Health, Address Disparities Across Virginia

May 8, 2019

Integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV), which
aims to improve the health of people across the… read more >

UVA Honored Nationally Among ‘100 Great Hospitals’

May 6, 2019

University of Virginia Medical Center has been named to the 2019 listing of 100 Great Hospitals in… read more >

Edward H. Egelman Elected to Prestigious National Academy of Sciences

May 2, 2019
Egelman has attracted national and international headlines for discoveries such as how urinary tract infections take hold and how an almost indestructible virus survives and thrives in nearly boiling acid.

Here’s How Cancer Hijacks Wound Healing to Create Its Own Blood Supply

April 30, 2019

Researchers at the School of Medicine have shed light on how cancers hijack the body’s natural wound-healing… read more >

Soft Bedding Poses Grave Danger to Sleeping Babies, Study Shows

April 23, 2019

Almost 70% of babies who died
from sleep-related suffocation between 2011 and 2014 did so because of soft
bedding,… read more >

Revealed: The Secret Superpower That Makes C. Difficile So Deadly

April 22, 2019

A new discovery
about dangerous C. difficile diarrhea
has identified a new way that the bacteria – and possibly… read more >

Electricity-Conducting Bacteria Yield Secret to Tiny Batteries, Big Medical Advances

April 15, 2019

Scientists have made a
surprising discovery about how strange bacteria that live in soil and sediment can
conduct electricity…. read more >

Over the Moon: A UVA Doctor Reflects on Her Work With NASA

April 11, 2019

On March 3, 2016, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly came home from a yearlong stay on the International… read more >

Testosterone Discovery May Explain Low Levels in Men With Diabetes

March 27, 2019

Scientists have mapped out how the body transports testosterone, and their surprising findings may explain low testosterone levels seen… read more >

Pamela Sutton-Wallace Named to Top 25 Women Leaders List by Modern Healthcare

March 26, 2019

Modern Healthcare, a leading national healthcare publication, has named Pamela M. Sutton-Wallace, chief executive officer of University of Virginia… read more >