Exercise Before Surgery Can Protect Muscles and Nerves, Study Shows

January 15, 2019

Exercise can protect both muscle and nerves from damage caused by the restoration of blood flow after injury or surgery, new research from the School of Medicine shows.

UVA’s Zhen Yan, PhD, a top expert on the cellular benefits of exercise, and his team are working to better understand… read more >

UVA Honored Nationally Among 60 ‘Top Hospitals For Diversity’

August 27, 2018

BlackDoctor.org has named University of Virginia Health System as one of 60 honorees on its inaugural “Top Hospitals For… read more >

New Technique Lets Us See Brain Cells Talk, Shedding Light on Neurological Diseases

August 23, 2018

Scientists have developed a way to see brain cells talk – to actually see neurons communicate in bright, vivid… read more >

U.S. News & World Report: UVA is No. 1 Hospital in Virginia

August 14, 2018

For the third consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked University of Virginia Medical Center as the… read more >

UVA Welcomes Chris Barrett to Create Statewide Biocomplexity Initiative

August 7, 2018

We are pleased to welcome Chris Barrett, PhD, to the University of Virginia to create a statewide Biocomplexity Initiative…. read more >

Study: UVA Heart Failure Program Improves Survival, Reduces Costs

July 31, 2018

A University of Virginia Health System program that provides follow-up care for heart failure patients after they leave the… read more >

Gonorrhea Discovery Opens New Avenues to Tackle Untreatable ‘Super Gonorrhea’

July 27, 2018

Good news in the battle against the growing threat of drug-resistant “super gonorrhea”: Researchers at the School of… read more >

Section of Lee Street to Close July 27-30 for Crane Removal

July 26, 2018

A portion of Lee Street will be closed to vehicles from 6 p.m. July 27 to 6 a.m. July… read more >

Brain Discovery Could Block Aging’s Terrible Toll on the Mind

July 25, 2018

Aging vessels connecting the brain and the immune system play critical roles in both Alzheimer’s disease and the decline… read more >

Discovery Reveals How Obesity Causes Diseases — and 2 Ways to Stop It

July 23, 2018

New research explains why obesity causes harmful inflammation that can lead to diabetes, clogged arteries and other health problems…. read more >