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UVA Leads Major Effort to Understand Autism Differences in Boys, Girls

August 12, 2019
The lack of information about autism’s manifestation in girls means many are never diagnosed and miss out on beneficial interventions, UVA's Kevin Pelphrey fears.

iTHRIV, Community Groups Partner to Improve Health of Virginians

August 5, 2019
Four biomedical research projects to improve the health of Virginians will be funded by the integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV), a Clinical Translational Science Award Hub.

UVA Renaming Barringer Wing in Honor of Francis S. Collins

August 3, 2019
The University of Virginia Board of Visitors voted Saturday to rename the Barringer Wing at the UVA Medical Center West Complex as the Collins Wing in honor of UVA alumnus Dr. Francis S. Collins, one of America’s most eminent scientists.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UVA as No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

July 30, 2019
U.S. News & World Report has ranked University of Virginia Medical Center as the No. 1 hospital in Virginia for the fourth consecutive year.

UVA Discovers Incredible ‘HULLK’ That Controls Growth of Prostate Cancer

July 29, 2019
The discovery could be used to target and stop the progression of prostate cancer, which kills more than 30,000 American men every year.

Doctors Determine How to Handle Blood Sugar After Stroke

July 23, 2019
Aggressive management of blood sugar levels after stroke is no better than standard approaches, a landmark study led by UVA found.

Microbiome Research Could Pave Way for Microbe ‘Microbreweries’ Across State

July 19, 2019
A young scientist's pioneering work could lead to a new industry of microbe "microbreweries" that will improve human health by targeting the microbiome.

To Reduce Cancer’s Terrible Toll, UVA Reaches Out to Those Often Left Unheard

July 11, 2019
The UVA Cancer Center is reaching out to the people it serves to identify and overcome barriers to care.

Harrisonburg Pediatrics Is Now UVA Pediatrics Harrisonburg

July 8, 2019
UVA Health has acquired Harrisonburg Pediatrics, and the practice is now named UVA Pediatrics Harrisonburg.

Can an Investigational Drug Delivered in the Ambulance Improve Stroke Outcomes?

July 1, 2019
UVA Health is launching a clinical trial with local emergency service providers to determine whether an investigational new drug, trans sodium crocetinate (TSC), can improve patient outcomes when administered at the first signs of a stroke.