Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

February 15, 2019
Michael Wiener is developing a new, potentially revolutionary approach to mapping the submicroscopic world.
February 14, 2019
As it turns out, not all brain cells are genetically alike, UVA researchers have found.
February 13, 2019
And because the drug has already been evaluated for safety in humans, it may be able to more quickly work its way to use in hospitals around the country.
February 07, 2019
The discovery may also allow the use of a simple blood test to detect people at elevated risk for developing the condition.
February 06, 2019
UVA scientists have found that blocked kidneys in newborns can repair themselves after the obstruction is removed. The discovery could eventually help doctors regenerate kidneys in adults.
January 21, 2019
It suggests that impairments in the lymphatic vessels that carry waste from the brain could be major contributors to Alzheimer’s and the cognitive decline that comes with age.
January 15, 2019
It is sometimes necessary to restrict blood flow after injury or during surgery, but restoring circulation can also cause injury to blood-deprived muscles and nerves. Zhen Yan is seeking ways to prevent that, and exercise could be key.
December 20, 2018
The discovery puts a spotlight on the body’s “garbage collection” process, which clears about 200 billion cells each day in healthy adults.
December 18, 2018
There is a vaccine to prevent HPV, but not everyone has access to it, and some have objections. With a pressing need for new treatments, UVA researchers have identified a promising new target.
November 26, 2018
By questioning accepted scientific belief, School of Medicine researchers have discovered that these strange cells are even stranger than previously realized.