Category: Neurosciences & Behavioral Health



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 >

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 >

Six UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

June 26, 2018

Six specialties at University of Virginia Children’s Hospital earned a top-50 national ranking in the 2018-2019 “Best Children’s Hospitals”… read more >

UVA Reveals True Nature of Cells Blamed in Alzheimer’s, Neurodegenerative Diseases

June 25, 2018

Immune cells commonly blamed in Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases are actually precision cleaning machines protecting the central nervous… read more >

UVA Stroke Center Earns National Quality Care Awards

June 22, 2018

The Comprehensive Stroke Center at University of Virginia Health System has received two national quality awards for providing timely,… read more >

As on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’: UVA Targets ‘Giggling’ Epilepsy With Focused Ultrasound

May 30, 2018

What was fiction on a recent episode of “Grey’s Anatomy” is being pioneered for real at the University of… read more >

UVA Provides 1,000th Telestroke Consultation

May 23, 2018

The Comprehensive Stroke Center at University of Virginia Health System recently performed its 1,000th telestroke consultation, enabling patients across Virginia… read more >