Update: Lee Street to Close Nights of Sept. 27-28 for Repaving

September 18, 2020
Lee Street will be closed in front of the University of Virginia Medical Center from 8 p.m.-5 a.m. on the evenings of Sept. 20 and 21 for repaving.

UVA Smoking Cessation Program Outperforming Typical Results

September 16, 2020
A 15-month free program for UVA Cancer Center patients to help tobacco users quit – combining medication and one-on-one behavioral therapy – is showing promising results.

UVA Honored as a Baby-Friendly Hospital

September 15, 2020

UVA Children’s, UVA Medical Center and UVA Women’s Services have earned an international designation as a Baby-Friendly hospital… read more >

Cancer Discovery Reveals Key Process in Tumor Formation

September 14, 2020
A new discovery from the School of Medicine may open the door to a new approach to treating cancer: by disrupting a vital condensation process inside cancer cells.

Concussion Discovery Reveals Dire, Unknown Effects of Even Mild TBI

September 10, 2020
Even mild concussions cause severe and long-lasting impairments in the brain’s ability to clean itself, and this may seed it for Alzheimer’s, dementia and other neurodegenerative problems.

Consolidated UVA Breast Care Center Slated to Open in October

September 9, 2020
To make it easier for patients to access coordinated breast care in a single, convenient location, UVA Health is scheduled to open a new Breast Care Center on Oct. 12 in Albemarle County.

AHA Honors UVA Endocrinologist for Work on High Blood Pressure

September 7, 2020
The American Heart Association has named Robert M. Carey, MD, a Distinguished Scientist for his lifetime of research into high blood pressure.

UVA Health Enhancing Support for Patients with Disabilities

August 31, 2020
UVA Health is improving its procedures to better meet the needs of patients with disabilities. When individuals visit UVA Health for care, health system team members will ask more questions about patients’ disability status and accommodations.

UVA-Developed Artificial Pancreas Effective for Children Ages 6-13, Study Finds

August 27, 2020
An artificial pancreas originally developed at the University of Virginia Center for Diabetes Technology safely and effectively manages blood sugar levels in children ages 6 to 13 with type 1 diabetes, a national clinical trial has found.

Strokes in Babies: Here’s How the Body Rushes to the Rescue

August 26, 2020
New research is shedding light on the brain’s immune defenses – and how those defenses respond to strokes that strike one in 4,000 babies.