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  • Walter Reed en route to Cuba.

    Good Read on Walter Reed

    Here’s a very interesting write-up about Walter Reed, his efforts to show that mosquitoes transmit yellow fever, and his connections to UVA. Click for link.

  • Christopher M. Kramer, MD, is one of the leaders of a massive study of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the No. 1 cause of cardiac death in young athletes.

    The World’s Most Comprehensive Study of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

    The deadly heart condition can strike at any age and is the No. 1 cause of cardiac death in young athletes.

  • Researchers Megan S. Chappell (from left), Alban Gaultier and Anthony Fernández-Castañeda have shed new light on multiple sclerosis.

    MS Discovery Unmasks ‘Bystander’ Cells as Perpetrators

    A certain cell type scientists have largely ignored in multiple sclerosis is actually a key driver of the disease, we discovered.

  • A cute ghost made of cotton fluff

    Ectoplasm is Real, and Not Just Pretend Ghost Goo

    Just a bit of Halloween fun.