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Better Predicting, Preventing and Treating Disease

May 11, 2017

Several interesting projects designed to better predict, prevent and treat disease have received funding as part of UVA’s research partnership with Inova Health System, according to an announcement that went out today. Nine joint research teams from UVA and… Read More

Science Can Take Strange Turns

May 8, 2017

Case in point: A team of our kidney researchers has made a surprising discovery about how the heart forms. They’ve found that the heart’s inner lining is produced by the same stem cells that produce blood. So these busy… Read More

New Approach Speeds Up Cancer Research Hugely

April 26, 2017

J. Julius Zhu, PhD, has come up with a new technique that will let one cancer lab do the work of dozens. Research that would have taken 10 years can now be done in three months. Best of all,… Read More

We’re Handing Out Cigarettes

April 20, 2017

That’s right, cigarettes. We’re replacing people’s cigarettes with … more cigarettes. But there’s a good reason.

As I told you about earlier, Aaron Yao, PhD, of our Department of Public Health Sciences and the UVA Cancer Center, is… Read More

A Top Clinical Research Achievement

April 19, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Elias and his team. Their use of focused ultrasound to treat essential tremor, the most common movement disorder, has been named a top clinical research achievement of 2016.

The Clinical Research Forum presented the honor last… Read More