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The Biggest Scientific Discoveries in Every State

July 10, 2017

Business Insider weighs in. You may have heard mention of the one from Virginia. Another nice recognition for great work from our Dr. Kipnis. Read More

Watch These Lungs ‘Breathe’ Outside the Body

July 5, 2017

Here you can see pig lungs being ventilated on a device called “ex vivo lung perfusion.” EVLP, as it’s commonly… Read More

Are Viruses Alive?

June 23, 2017

This is a freaky one. You sometimes hear that a virus will “die” without a host, or after a certain amount of time outside the body. But there’s no real consensus that viruses are alive in the first place.

Let’s… Read More

Choosing a Teaching Hospital Could Save Your Life

June 7, 2017

Interesting article in the New York Times on how teaching hospitals, such as ours, might save your life. “For every 83 elderly patients seen by a major teaching hospital, one more is alive 30 days after discharge than… Read More

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