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Tag: neuroscience

Improving Care for Coma
August 24, 2020

When you have a loved one in a coma, it is agony hoping that they wake up and that they emerge as they were. The uncertainty, the unanswered questions, the stress … and all you can do is wait.

Understanding Hearing Sensitivity
May 29, 2020

Two of our neuroscience researchers have made a surprising discovery about how people, and other mammals, have such amazing hearing sensitivity.

Jonathan Kipnis, PhD, chairman of UVA's Department of Neuroscience and director of its Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG).
A Pioneer Award for Truly Pioneering Research
October 3, 2018

Our Jonathan Kipnis, PhD, has made a series of amazing discoveries, starting with his identification of vessels connecting the brain and the immune system that were not supposed to exist. Now his game-changing work has received a most prestigious recognition: The Director's Pioneer Award from the National Institutes of Health.…