Discovery Reveals How Plants Make Cellulose for Strength and Growth

July 9, 2020
The discovery unveils the molecular machinery that plants use to weave cellulose chains into cable-like structures called “microfibrils.”

Exercise Offers ‘Profound’ Benefits for Friedreich’s Ataxia, Research Suggests

June 15, 2020
Well-timed exercise programs may slow the progression of Friedreich's ataxia, which robs patients of their ability to walk.

UVA Health Expanding Food Allergy Research, Clinical Trials

June 10, 2020
UVA Health and UVA Children’s are increasing access to the latest food allergy clinical trials and expanding their cutting-edge food-allergy research.

COVID-19: Antibody Testing to Reveal Extent of Infections Across Va.

June 3, 2020
UVA Health has partnered with the Virginia Department of Health and other hospitals around the state to determine how many Virginians have been infected with COVID-19 – and how many remain at risk.

Diet, Gut Microbes Affect Chemotherapy Outcomes

June 2, 2020
What we eat can affect the outcome of chemotherapy – and likely many other medical treatments – because of ripple effects that begin in our gut, new research suggests.

A New Tool for Developing COVID-19 Treatments, Vaccines

June 1, 2020
Biomedical scientists working with COVID-19 have an important new resource to help them better understand the virus.

Obesity Makes COVID-19 Harder to Fight

May 29, 2020
A doctor offers seven important tips for managing obesity.

New Stroke Guidelines Aim to Improve Care Amid COVID-19

May 28, 2020
Top stroke experts have issued new guidance to ensure stroke patients receive safe, timely care while preventing the transmission of COVID-19.

National ‘100 Great Hospitals’ List Honors UVA Medical Center

May 27, 2020
Becker’s Hospital Review, a national healthcare publication, has named UVA Medical Center to its 2020 list of “100 great hospitals in America.”

UVA Finds Essential Key to Hearing Sensitivity

May 26, 2020
New research is shedding light on the biological architecture that lets us hear – and on a genetic disorder that causes both deafness and blindness.