Category: Neurosciences & Behavioral Health



Unknown soldiers: UVA discovers powerful defenders of the brain

December 19, 2016

UVA researchers discover an influential type of immune cell in the membranes around the brain;
These… read more >

UVA among first to use new tool for noninvasive brain surgery

October 4, 2016

The University of Virginia Health System is the first hospital in Virginia – and among the first in the… read more >

UVA named to 100 great neurosurgery and spine programs list

September 16, 2016

Becker’s Hospital Review selected the University of Virginia Neurosciences Center at UVA Medical Center to… read more >

The results are in! International trial evaluates focused ultrasound for essential tremor

August 25, 2016

A study published today in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine offers the most in-depth assessment… read more >

UVA stroke program honored with two national quality awards

July 18, 2016

For meeting national guidelines to provide fast, high-quality stroke care, the University of Virginia Health System’s stroke… read more >

Shocking new role found for the immune system: Controlling social interaction

July 13, 2016

Researchers determine that the immune system affects – and even controls – social behavior.
Blocking a single… read more >

FDA approves scalpel-free brain surgery for tremor pioneered at UVA

July 12, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first focused ultrasound device to treat essential tremor ,… read more >

Missing Link Found Between Brain, Immune System

June 1, 2015

Vessels directly connecting brain, lymphatic system exist despite decades of doctrine that they don’t
Finding may have substantial… read more >

UVA neurosurgery, spine programs receive national award

October 30, 2014

Becker’s Hospital Review has honored the University of Virginia Department of Neurosurgery and the … read more >

UVA neurosurgeon leads partnership for safer high-tech surgery

October 13, 2014

A University of Virginia Health System physician is playing a key role in advancing the safety and quality of… read more >