Category: Editors’ Picks



UVA Discovers Link Between Severity of Cold Symptoms, Bacteria Living in Your Nose

September 26, 2018

In news with several layers of weird, researchers have determined that the mix of bacteria that live inside your… read more >

UVA Identifies Brain’s Lymphatic Vessels as New Avenue to Treat Multiple Sclerosis

September 17, 2018

Lymphatic vessels that clean the brain of harmful material play a crucial role in the development and progression of… read more >

Kids and Concussions: UVA Physician Helps Craft New CDC Treatment Guideline

September 4, 2018

A University of Virginia Health System emergency medicine physician helped develop new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)… read more >

New Technique Lets Us See Brain Cells Talk, Shedding Light on Neurological Diseases

August 23, 2018

Scientists have developed a way to see brain cells talk – to actually see neurons communicate in bright, vivid… read more >

U.S. News & World Report: UVA is No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

August 14, 2018

For the third consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked University of Virginia Medical Center as the… read more >

Brain Discovery Could Block Aging’s Terrible Toll on the Mind

July 25, 2018

Aging vessels connecting the brain and the immune system play critical roles in both Alzheimer’s disease and the decline… read more >

Autism Risk Determined By Health of Mom’s Microbiome, UVA Finds

July 17, 2018

• The mother’s microbiome, the collection of microscopic organisms that live inside us, determines the risk of autism and… read more >

UVA Develops Way to Create Drugs Without Side Effects

July 6, 2018

A new technique for precisely targeting molecules within cells is paving the way for safer drugs that are free… read more >

Tick-Borne Meat Sensitivity Linked to Heart Disease

June 14, 2018

School of Medicine researchers have linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat – a sensitivity spread by… read more >

How a Cancer-Causing Virus Clings to Human DNA Like a Bur to a Sock

April 22, 2018

Using a homemade, high-tech microscope, scientists at the School of Medicine have revealed how a cancer-causing virus anchors… read more >