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News Highlights

The unexpected connection is likely sabotaging vaccines designed to treat cancer, and may have implications for male infertility, too.

The U.S. government just added a bumblebee species to the endangered species list. UVA environmental scientist T’ai Roulston provides insight.

As “big data” plays a growing role in business decisions around the world, graduates who combine solid business strategy with an in-depth knowledge of computer science, statistics and analytics will be uniquely positioned to make an impact.

Chemistry professor and 2017 Edlich-Henderson Innovator of the Year Brooks Pate explains why scientific research is both a privilege and a vital civic duty.


Also ranking highly were UVA’s law, business, nursing, medical and engineering schools, as well as several social science and humanities doctoral programs in the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.

UVA environmental sciences professor Stephen Macko has worked with both during a wide-raging academic career that has inspired hundreds of students to pursue careers in science.

A major contributor to most neurological diseases is the degeneration of a wire-like part of nerve cells called an axon, which electrically transmits information from one neuron to another.

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have reversed depression symptoms in mice by feeding them Lactobacillus, a probiotic bacteria found in live-cultures yogurt.

UVA biomedical engineers and physicians have earned a role in a new, national initiative that will develop technologies for manufacturing human tissues and organs, with the goal of making them readily available to patients.

Researchers from the University of Virginia have found a promising way to pique adolescents’ interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics: their parents.

A sweeping international effort is connecting the dots between genes in our fat cells and our risk for obesity and cardiometabolic diseases such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes.