Autism Risk Determined By Health of Mom’s Microbiome, UVA Finds

July 17, 2018

• The mother’s microbiome, the collection of microscopic organisms that live inside us, determines the risk of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders in her offspring, new research from the UVA School of Medicine shows.
• The microbiome can be manipulated by changing what we eat, by consuming beneficial bacteria known… read more >

UVA, Other Top Cancer Centers Endorse Steps to Eliminate HPV-Related Cancers

June 7, 2018

University of Virginia Cancer Center has joined the other 69 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers in endorsing a goal… read more >

As on ‘Grey’s Anatomy’: UVA Targets ‘Giggling’ Epilepsy With Focused Ultrasound

May 30, 2018

What was fiction on a recent episode of “Grey’s Anatomy” is being pioneered for real at the University of… read more >

We Might Reverse Aging By Smoothing Wrinkles Inside Our Cells, Study Suggests

May 29, 2018

A new discovery about the effects of aging in our cells could allow doctors to cure or prevent diabetes,… read more >

UVA Provides 1,000th Telestroke Consultation

May 23, 2018

The Comprehensive Stroke Center at University of Virginia Health System recently performed its 1,000th telestroke consultation, enabling patients across Virginia… read more >

A New Guide for Explorers of the Submicroscopic World Inside Us

May 22, 2018

Researchers from the School of Medicine have established new guidelines for scientists mapping out the body molecule by… read more >

Pioneering New 3D Cancer Model to Speed New Treatments

May 7, 2018

A scientist at the School of Medicine, working with local biotech company HemoShear Therapeutics, has created a… read more >

UVA Honored on National ‘100 Great Hospitals’ List

May 7, 2018

National healthcare publication Becker’s Hospital Review has named University of Virginia Medical Center to its 2018 list of… read more >

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… 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 >