Researchers have identified an enzyme that influences macular degeneration, a discovery that could lead to more specific treatments.
Researchers examine causes of the opioid crisis and take aim at solutions from different perspectives.
A doctor thought she’d donate blankets and socks during Hurricane Harvey and ended up contributing so much more.
The $112 million partnership with Inova health systems will introduce a medical school campus in Fairfax County that features a state-of-the-art human genomics program.
A doctor is convincing MLB players about the advantage of sleep.
Director of Sports Nutrition Randy Bird helps students plan healthy diets to achieve their full potential. Here’s a look at what athletes actually eat.
The University is taking another step toward a better understanding of the brain through its newest initiative: the UVA Brain Institute. Here’s what they hope to accomplish through cross-Grounds collaboration in the field of neuroscience.
The newly-formed UVA Brain Institute aims to develop more effective treatments for brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, autism, epilepsy and traumatic brain injury.
Jasmine Drake (Col ’13) entered UVA expecting to apply to medical school. After an Alternative Spring Break trip, she decided to give back to her community in the South Bronx.
For physicians in training at UVA’s School of Medicine, no two days are the same. Over many years and thousands of cases, they learn to be ready for anything.
A UVA trauma nurse discusses the origins and importance of “The Pause,” a ritual practice that honors both a patient’s life and medical workers’ efforts to save it.
UVA has two of the most precise bioprinters in the nation. What can they do? How do they do it?
When Cali and Blaise Gaston were both diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2015, they underwent treatment at UVA and found extraordinary support in the Charlottesville Women's Four Miler race community.
As students return to Charlottesville, UVA’s Gordie Center for Substance Abuse Prevention is promoting a new effort called BASICS to curb binge drinking and is expanding its existing Hoos in Recovery program to support students in recovery for addiction.
Doctors at the UVA Medical Center are taking a closer look at whether traditional Tibetan healing techniques can help patient outcomes—and stand up to scientific scrutiny.