UVA Primary Care Waynesboro Open at New Location

August 16, 2019
UVA Primary Care Waynesboro is now seeing patients ages 13 and older at its new location – 1850 Rosser Ave. The clinic provides comprehensive primary care, ranging from checkups and physicals to chronic disease management and minor surgical procedures.

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

July 1, 2019
UVA Health 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: sugar.

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.

UVA Partnering to Improve HPV Vaccination Rates in Western Virginia

May 24, 2019

University of Virginia Health System is joining a coalition of healthcare organizations to improve vaccination rates in… read more >

$12.5 Million Grant Funds Ambitious Health Research Collaboration

May 23, 2019
A groundbreaking research collaboration at the School of Medicine that is shedding light on everything from cancer to diabetes to cardiovascular disease has received $12.5 million from the National Institutes of Health