How Our Cells Repair Damaged DNA

November 8, 2017

Our Anindya Dutta, MD, PhD, has made an important discovery suggesting that 10 percent to 15 percent of prostate cancer and lymphomas have a genetic weakness that makes them particularly vulnerable to chemotherapy and radiation therapy. That should be… Read More

Advancing Great Work in Focused Ultrasound

October 6, 2017

Congratulations are in order for Richard Price, PhD, a professor of biomedical engineering, radiology and radiation oncology. He was selected as the inaugural recipient of the Focused Ultrasound Foundation’s inaugural $75,000 Andrew J. Lockhart Memorial Prize. Lockhart died in… 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

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