The Most Meaningful Accomplishment

March 9, 2018

I told you previously about how our Robert Carey, MD, played a key role in establishing new blood pressure guidelines, guidelines that classify millions more people as having high blood pressure. Now Wes Hester over at UVA Today has… Read More

Helping Heal Puerto Rico

January 11, 2018

One of our nurse practitioners, Elizabeth Conde Alvarez, can tell you about both the tremendous devastation caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the tremendous kindness of people there, even as they try to survive amid terrible conditions.

She… Read More

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