Exercise Before Surgery Can Protect Muscles and Nerves, Study Shows

January 15, 2019

Exercise can protect both muscle and nerves from damage caused by the restoration of blood flow after injury or surgery, new research from the School of Medicine shows.

UVA’s Zhen Yan, PhD, a top expert on the cellular benefits of exercise, and his team are working to better understand… read more >

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 >

National ‘100 Great Orthopedics Programs’ List Features UVA

January 2, 2019

For the fifth consecutive year, Becker’s Hospital Review has named University of Virginia Orthopedics at UVA Medical Center… read more >

Gene Discovery Reveals New Targets for Treating Atherosclerosis, Inflammation

December 20, 2018

A group of genes that has been largely ignored by scientists could play critical roles in atherosclerosis (hardening of… read more >

HPV Discovery Raises Hope for New Cervical Cancer Treatments

December 18, 2018

Researchers at the School of Medicine have made a discovery about human papillomavirus (HPV) that could lead to… read more >

UVA Honored on National ‘100 Great Heart Programs’ List

December 13, 2018

For the third consecutive year, Becker’s Hospital Review has named University of Virginia Heart and Vascular Center at UVA… read more >

UVA Makes Surprising Discovery About Neurons

November 26, 2018

Meticulous new research from the School of Medicine has changed a well-accepted scientific belief about neurons, the… read more >

UVA Primary Care Madison Consolidating With Culpeper Clinics

November 19, 2018

To ensure patients have consistent access to primary care, University of Virginia Health System is consolidating UVA Primary Care… read more >

Husband-and-Wife Doctors Receive $1.8 Million to Test New Breast Cancer Approach

November 15, 2018

Husband-and-wife doctors at the UVA Cancer Center have been awarded more than $1.8 million from the National Institutes… read more >

UVA School of Medicine Honored Nationally for Diversity, Inclusion Efforts

November 13, 2018

For its commitment to diversity and inclusion, the University of Virginia School of Medicine has earned a national award… read more >