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

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

Changing How We Battle Disease

October 30, 2016

This year represents the silver anniversary of UVA’s Beirne Carter Center for Immunology Research. For 25 years, the group has been working to better understand the role of the immune system in battling disease. In that time, the field… Read More

Aaron Yao’s Crusade Against Cancer

October 26, 2016

This is Nengliang “Aaron” Yao, PhD. He’s from China, originally, and is the first in his family to go to college. He’s been researching cancer disparities in Appalachia, and he’s come to the alarming conclusion that when it… Read More