Category: Neurosciences & Behavioral Health



FDA Approves Scalpel-Free Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease Tremor

January 3, 2019

The federal Food and Drug Administration has approved a new, scalpel-free treatment for tremor in patients with medication-resistant Parkinson’s… read more >

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… read more >

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.

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

October 2, 2018

A School of Medicine neuroscientist who is transforming our understanding of the brain’s relationship to the immune system… read more >

Free Stroke Awareness Event Oct. 5 in South Boston

October 1, 2018

University of Virginia Health System is presenting a free community stroke awareness event from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5,… 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 >

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 >