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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

Cool: We Can View Genes In Living Cells

April 13, 2017

For Mazhar Adli, the little glowing dots dancing about on the computer screen are nothing less than the fulfillment of a dream. Those fluorescent dots, moving about in real time, are set to illuminate our understanding of the human… Read More

Check Out This Facebook Live on the Depression Discovery

March 9, 2017

Researchers Alban Gaultier, PhD, and Ioana Marin appeared on Facebook Live to talk about their depression discovery and take audience questions, and I thought you might like to see it. This is really some amazing work. In a nutshell,… Read More

An Insider’s View of the Probiotics and Depression Project

March 8, 2017

Ioana Marin is a graduate student in neuroscience here at UVA. She’s pictured at far left, along with researchers Jennifer Goertz and Alban Gaultier, PhD. They made the very cool discovery that it’s possible to reverse the symptoms of… Read More