Category: Neurosciences & Behavioral Health



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 >

Neurological eye exam? We’ve got an app for that

June 30, 2011

A team of University of Virginia physicians and biomedical engineering students have developed a smart phone application, “Pocket… read more >