Microbiome Research Could Pave Way for Microbe ‘Microbreweries’ Across State

July 19, 2019
A young scientist's pioneering work at the UVA School of Medicine could lead to a new industry of microbe "microbreweries" that will improve human health by targeting the microbiome.

To Reduce Cancer’s Terrible Toll, UVA Reaches Out to Those Often Left Unheard

July 11, 2019
The UVA Cancer Center is reaching out to the people it serves to identify and overcome barriers to care.

Harrisonburg Pediatrics Is Now UVA Pediatrics Harrisonburg

July 8, 2019
UVA Health has acquired Harrisonburg Pediatrics, and the practice is now named UVA Pediatrics Harrisonburg.

Can an Investigational Drug Delivered in the Ambulance Improve Stroke Outcomes?

July 1, 2019
The University of Virginia Health System is launching a clinical trial with local emergency service providers to determine whether an investigational new drug, trans sodium crocetinate (TSC), can improve patient outcomes when administered at the first signs of a stroke.

Found: A Sweet Way to Make Everyday Things Almost Indestructible

June 27, 2019

The secret
to making clothing practically indestructible could be the same thing that
makes us grow out of it:… read more >

UVA’s Jose Oberholzer Earns Healthcare Service Award

June 24, 2019
For working to make transplants more accessible for Virginians and develop a cure for diabetes, University of Virginia Health System surgeon Jose Oberholzer, MD, has received a 2019 Meritorious Service Award from the Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association.

Eight UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

June 18, 2019
Eight University of Virginia Children’s Hospital specialties earned a top-50 national ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide.

iTHRIV Awards Pilot Funding, Supports Statewide Research Collaborations

June 12, 2019
The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) has awarded funding to four multi-institutional research projects through the Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program. By providing seed grant funding to support early phase research projects, the program is intended to accelerate joint discovery and the application of translational medical research.

Unhealthy Gut Promotes Spread of Breast Cancer, Study Finds

June 10, 2019

An unhealthy, inflamed gut causes breast cancer to become much more invasive and spread more quickly to… read more >

Infant Death Review Highlights Danger of Misusing Car Seats

June 4, 2019
In a review of infant deaths that occurred while children were sleeping in sitting devices, researchers determined than more than 60% of the deaths were in car seats. The car seats were used as directed in less than 10% of those cases.