Technology developed by chemistry professor Brooks Pate is being used by the pharmaceutical industry – and now by local distilleries. more >
Michael Wiener is developing a new, potentially revolutionary approach to mapping the submicroscopic world. more >
As it turns out, not all brain cells are genetically alike, UVA researchers have found. more >
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. more >
Aperio, a new digital publishing partnership of the University Library and University of Virginia Press, produces “open access” scholarship to online articles, ebooks and eventually textbooks, making them readily available for free. more >
University of Virginia undergraduate Sarah Corning used her Harrison research award to explore the dangers female migrants from Central America face in Mexico as they leave their homes seeking a better life. more >
Dubbed “the most insightful clinical investigator of allergic diseases of his generation,” Dr. Thomas Platts-Mills famously discovered a red meat allergy associated with lone star ticks, and linked dust mite allergens to asthma. He’s not done yet. more
The discovery may also allow the use of a simple blood test to detect people at elevated risk for developing the condition. more >