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

We’re Out to Save Boys From Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

February 28, 2017

I want to share a video with you. It’s about our new effort to figure out how to beat Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Duchenne robs boys of their ability to move and ultimately kills them at a young age. We… Read More

Bill Petri: Virginia Outstanding Scientist

February 13, 2017

Bill Petri, MD, PhD, has earned a well-deserved recognition from Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe. The governor and the Science Museum of Virginia have named Dr. Petri one of Virginia’s Outstanding Scientists for 2017. That’s quite an honor.

The chief of… 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

An Unexpected Goodbye

October 4, 2016

John Herr died unexpectedly in late September. Dr. Herr was the director of our Center for Research in Contraceptive and Reproductive Health. He was working on a new form of birth control for men, and he was the… Read More