Category: Neurosciences & Behavioral Health



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 >

This Could Let Doctors Customize Brain’s Immune Response to Diseases

April 11, 2018

The University of Virginia neuroscience lab that discovered that the brain connects directly to the immune system now has… read more >

Large-Scale Genetic Study Provides New Insight Into Causes of Stroke

March 12, 2018

An international research consortium studying 520,000 individuals from around the world has identified 22 new genetic risk factors for… read more >

UVA Named to National List of Great Neurosurgery, Spine Programs

February 7, 2018

National healthcare publication Becker’s Hospital Review recently honored University of Virginia Medical Center on its list of 100 hospitals… read more >

Focused Ultrasound Shows Promise to Treat Parkinson’s Tremor

October 30, 2017

An initial test to determine if focused ultrasound can reduce tremor caused by Parkinson’s disease has produced encouraging results…. read more >

New Technique Lets Doctors Predict Genetic Disease Severity

September 12, 2017

An international team of researchers has found a way to diagnose disease and predict patient outcomes simply by measuring… read more >

UVA Earns National Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification

August 30, 2017

For providing high-quality care for stroke patients with complex health needs, the University of Virginia Stroke Center at… read more >

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

August 8, 2017

The 2017-2018 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” guide rates University of Virginia Medical Center as the No…. read more >

Pioneering Research Earns Student Prestigious Howard Hughes Fellowship

April 26, 2017

A promising medical student’s exploration of unknown territory within the central nervous system has received a major boost from… read more >