Much-Needed New Antibiotic Shows Great Promise for Treating Gum Disease

October 18, 2018

A new antibiotic being developed at the School of Medicine appears ideal for battling periodontal disease, the leading cause of tooth loss in adults, according to dental researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University led by Richard T. Marconi, PhD.

The drug, amixicile, was found to be effective against the harmful… read more >

Big-Picture Approach to Understanding Cancer Will Speed New Treatments

October 17, 2018

A new innovation in cancer research will enable scientists to understand the complex causes of the disease with unprecedented… read more >

UVA Opens Haymarket Neurosurgery Clinic

October 17, 2018

University of Virginia Health System has opened a new neurosurgery clinic to bring high-quality, convenient neurosurgery care to Haymarket.

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UVA Joins National Medicaid Transformation Project

October 15, 2018

University of Virginia Health System is partnering with more than 20 other health systems in the AVIA network’s Medicaid… read more >

Unseen Infections Harming World’s Children, Research Reveals

October 9, 2018

Children around the world are suffering from unnoticed infections that are stunting their growth and mental development, new research… read more >

Southwest Virginia Residents Sought to Direct Region’s Battle Against Cancer

October 4, 2018

A new University of Virginia Cancer Center initiative will empower Southwest Virginia residents to lead projects to better… read more >

New Telehealth Program Connects Culpeper Patients, UVA Heart Experts

October 4, 2018

A new telehealth partnership between Novant Health UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center and UVA Health System will enable… read more >

UVA’s Jonathan Kipnis Receives Prestigious NIH Director’s Pioneer Award

October 2, 2018

A School of Medicine neuroscientist who is transforming our understanding of the brain’s relationship to the immune system… read more >

Free Stroke Awareness Event Oct. 5 in South Boston

October 1, 2018

University of Virginia Health System is presenting a free community stroke awareness event from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5,… read more >

UVA Discovers Link Between Severity of Cold Symptoms, Bacteria Living in Your Nose

September 26, 2018

In news with several layers of weird, researchers have determined that the mix of bacteria that live inside your… read more >