UVA's School of Medicine’s efforts to improve the human condition through groundbreaking biomedical research have been rewarded with a dramatic increase in research funding from the National Institutes of Health.
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University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have discovered a rare and powerful type of immune cell in the meninges around the brain, suggesting the cells may play a critical but previously unappreciated role in battling Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, meningitis and other neurological diseases, in addition to supporting our healthy mental functioning.
The Board of Visitors has approved new research-related investments from the University of Virginia’s Strategic Investment Fund, including $17 million toward a cross-disciplinary effort to end childhood diabetes, led by the School of Medicine.
Rural Appalachia has gone from having the lowest cancer death rate in the country to the highest – and that’s just part of a growing cancer crisis in the region, new research from the School of Medicine suggests.
Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the immune system directly affects – and even controls – creatures’ social behavior, such as their desire to interact with others.
Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified immune cells vital for protecting us from potentially fatal C. difficile bacterial infections.
The University of Virginia, at the request of state lawmakers, is helping mental health experts propose far-reaching, comprehensive improvements to Virginia’s system of care.
Beginning late this month, eight nurse-doctor pairs from hospitals around Virginia will participate in UVA’s new Leadership Partners in Healthcare Management program.
In a significant step toward growing replacement kidneys, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified the cells that give rise to the blood vessels within the kidney.
A medical emergency that strikes in mid-air is a scary prospect for any traveler, but it presents a particularly complex situation for physicians and other health care providers.