Autism Risk Determined by Health of Mom’s Gut

July 20, 2018

Our John Lukens, PhD, and his colleagues have revealed that the health of the mother’s microbiome during pregnancy determines the risk of autism in her offspring.

What’s the microbiome? It’s the collection of microscopic organisms that naturally live inside us,… Read More

Antibiotics Make You Susceptible to Illness

August 31, 2017

Antibiotics are one of the most important items in the doctor’s medical bag. They’re vital for beating back potentially deadly infections. But they can also make you susceptible to disease, new research from our Bill Petri suggests.

Petri and colleagues,… 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

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