Meet Victor Laubach, Lung Transplant Researcher

January 5, 2018

My colleagues over at Healthy Balance, the UVA Health System’s blog, have done a nice interview with our Victor Laubach, PhD. Dr. Laubach is doing some tremendously cool work that could one day let us rehabilitate unusable lungs… Read More

Is Money Compromising Cancer Care?

December 12, 2017

A troubling new study from our Timothy Showalter, MD, points out that providing brachytherapy for advanced cervical cancer actually costs hospital money. And that may explain the declining use of it at many facilities, even though it’s the gold-standard… Read More

New Hope in the Battle Against Macular Degeneration

December 1, 2017

Macular degeneration robs millions of people of their sight, and now we know what triggers the inflammation that causes it. That raises the exciting possibility we can stop it.

Our Jayakrishna Ambati, MD, (at left in the picture) and Nagaraj… Read More

How to Cut the Risk of SIDS by Half

November 1, 2017

What’s the answer? Breastfeed for at least two months. That’s according to an important new international study from our Dr. Fern Hauck, Dr. Rachel Moon and Kawai Tanabe, MPH (and their colleagues).

Prior studies suggested that breastfeeding was associated with… Read More