‘Protect Your Prescription’ During National Poison Prevention Week

March 20, 2019

The Blue Ridge Poison Center (BRPC) at the University of Virginia Health System is commemorating National Poison Prevention Week from March 17-23 by focusing on protecting your prescription medicines from falling into the wrong hands.

“Unfortunately, medicine theft is a real concern right now,” says Kristin Wenger, Education Coordinator… read more >

Found: The Missing Ingredient to Grow Blood Vessels

March 12, 2019
Researchers have discovered an ingredient vital for proper blood vessel formation that explains why numerous promising treatments have failed.

New Contributor to Age-Related Hearing Loss Identified

March 11, 2019

Researchers at the School of Medicine have discovered a new potential contributor to age-related hearing loss, a finding… read more >

NIH Provides $23 Million for Statewide Translational Research Institute

March 5, 2019

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) has been awarded a five-year grant of nearly $23… read more >

VOTE! Kipnis Brain Discovery Fighting It Out in STAT Bracket Contest

March 4, 2019

A School of Medicine brain discovery has been nominated as one of 2018’s best ideas in biomedical science,… read more >

UVA Expanding Telehealth To Better Treat Diabetes, Heart Disease

February 26, 2019

The University of Virginia Health System is expanding its telehealth capacity to help patients across Virginia better prevent or… read more >

UVA Discovers Secret to Making Immune Cells Better Cancer Killers

February 25, 2019

Scientists at the School of Medicine have discovered a defect in immune cells known as “killer T cells”… read more >

$1 Million Award Lets UVA Open New Portal to the Submicroscopic World

February 18, 2019

A scientist at the School of Medicine has received a prestigious three-year, $1 million award from the William… read more >

New Project Seeks Enhanced Lung Disease Care in Appalachia

February 18, 2019

A new program will use telehealth to bring together a University of Virginia Health System team with primary care… read more >

Discovery May Explain a Great Mystery of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

February 14, 2019
The cells may die because of naturally occurring gene variation in our brain cells that were, until recently, assumed to be genetically identical.