Category: All Releases



Scalpel-Free Surgery Improves Quality of Life for Parkinson’s Patients, Study Finds

November 5, 2018
A high-tech form of brain surgery that replaces scalpels with sound waves improved quality of life for people with Parkinson’s disease that has resisted other forms of treatment.

UVA Creates Simple Way to Solve the Complex Mysteries of the Microbiome

October 25, 2018
Understanding how the multitudes of microbes inside us interact – and how they influence human health – is a gargantuan task. UVA's new approach will not only shed light on that but help doctors manipulate the microbiome to benefit human health.

Much-Needed New Antibiotic Shows Great Promise for Treating Gum Disease

October 18, 2018

A new antibiotic being developed at the School of Medicine appears ideal for battling periodontal disease, the leading… read more >

Big-Picture Approach to Understanding Cancer Will Speed New Treatments

October 17, 2018
A new innovation in cancer research will enable scientists to understand the complex causes of the disease with unprecedented speed and sophistication.

UVA Opens Haymarket Neurosurgery Clinic

October 17, 2018
University of Virginia Health System has opened a new neurosurgery clinic to bring high-quality, convenient neurosurgery care to Haymarket.

UVA Joins National Medicaid Transformation Project

October 15, 2018

University of Virginia Health System is partnering with more than 20 other health systems in the AVIA network’s Medicaid… read more >

Unseen Infections Harming World’s Children, Research Reveals

October 9, 2018

Children around the world are suffering from unnoticed infections that are stunting their growth and mental development, new research… read more >

Southwest Virginia Residents Sought to Direct Region’s Battle Against Cancer

October 4, 2018

A new University of Virginia Cancer Center initiative will empower Southwest Virginia residents to lead projects to better… read more >

New Telehealth Program Connects Culpeper Patients, UVA Heart Experts

October 4, 2018

A new telehealth partnership between Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center and UVA Health System will enable… read more >

UVA’s Jonathan Kipnis Receives Prestigious NIH Director’s Pioneer Award

October 2, 2018
The School of Medicine neuroscientist is transforming our understanding of the brain’s relationship to the immune system.