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 >

Six UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

June 26, 2018

Six specialties at University of Virginia Children’s Hospital earned a top-50 national ranking in the 2018-2019 “Best Children’s Hospitals”… read more >

UVA Reveals True Nature of Cells Blamed in Alzheimer’s, Neurodegenerative Diseases

June 25, 2018

Immune cells commonly blamed in Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases are actually precision cleaning machines protecting the central nervous… read more >

UVA Stroke Center Earns National Quality Care Awards

June 22, 2018

The Comprehensive Stroke Center at University of Virginia Health System has received two national quality awards for providing timely,… read more >

Tick-Borne Meat Sensitivity Linked to Heart Disease

June 14, 2018

School of Medicine researchers have linked sensitivity to an allergen in red meat – a sensitivity spread by… read more >

UVA’s PositiveLinks App Improving HIV Care, Study Finds

June 12, 2018

A smartphone app designed to improve care for people living with HIV has increased users’ consistency in doctor visits… 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 >