News on Stroke, From Down Under

March 23, 2018

Our Bradford Worrall, MD, is making headlines without even being in the country. He was part of a major effort that has identified 22 new¬† genetic risk factors for stroke, tripling the number of gene regions known to affect… Read More

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