UVA Earns National Recognition for Support of LGBTQ Patients, Team Members

April 25, 2018

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has named University of Virginia Medical Center as a Top Performer for its equitable treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) patients and team members.

“We work every day to be a welcoming place for all patients to receive care and to be… read more >

Thoracic Surgery Recovery Program Benefits Patients, Slashes Opioid Use

April 24, 2018

A special recovery program for thoracic surgery patients developed and implemented at the University of Virginia Health System… read more >

How a Cancer-Causing Virus Clings to Human DNA Like a Bur to a Sock

April 22, 2018

Using a homemade, high-tech microscope, scientists at the School of Medicine have revealed how a cancer-causing virus anchors… read more >

Pediatric Oncologist Honored on Top 10 List of Clinical Research Achievements

April 20, 2018

A School of Medicine researcher’s pioneering work in childhood cancer has been honored as one of the top… read more >

Gene Affects How Some Women Store Fat – And Ups Their Diabetes Risk

April 17, 2018

A naturally occurring version of the gene KLF14 affects some women’s body fat distribution and puts them at… read more >

Why Is My Blood Pressure Sensitive to Salt? This Gene May Explain Why

April 12, 2018

Researchers at the School of Medicine and George Washington University School of Medicine have discovered how a gene… 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 >

Infant Death Study Reveals Unsafe Sleep Practices Among Babysitters, Relatives, Others

April 2, 2018

Babies who died in their sleep while being watched by someone other than parents often had been placed in… read more >

Local Nonprofits Partner to House UVA Children’s Hospital Families

March 29, 2018

Five Charlottesville nonprofits are teaming up to make it easier for families and patients receiving care at University… read more >

UVA Earns National Accreditation for Pulmonary Hypertension Care

March 27, 2018

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association has designated the Pulmonary Hypertension Center at the University of Virginia Heart and… read more >