Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

November 26, 2018
By questioning accepted scientific belief, School of Medicine researchers have discovered that these strange cells are even stranger than previously realized.
November 15, 2018
UVA Drs. Timothy and Shayna Showalter are pioneering and testing a “more targeted, more powerful, more personalized and potentially more effective” approach to treating patients with early-stage breast cancer.
November 12, 2018
The problem is especially acute in rural areas, the researchers said. They suggest financial incentives for medical professionals to provide in-home care, and called for an expansion of telemedicine.
November 08, 2018
A “scoreboard” that tracks a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes can offer encouragement for changing diet and exercise habits, the researchers found.
November 05, 2018
The high-tech, non-invasive surgery replaces scalpels with sound waves – and significantly enhances quality of life for people with Parkinson’s disease that has resisted other forms of treatment.
October 26, 2018
The work is an important step toward being able to manipulate the microbiome – the collection of microorganisms that live on and inside us – to treat disease and improve human health.
October 22, 2018
Amixicile may offer an added bonus: Because of the way it works, it appears not to contribute to the growing problem of antibiotic resistance.
October 17, 2018
A new process created by a UVA researcher and colleagues allows scientists to better understand the complexity of cancers by incorporating several mutations into cancer models at once.
October 09, 2018
Many apparently healthy children in developing countries are suffering from unrecognized infections, with lifelong consequences, according to two studies from an international coalition of scientists that includes UVA researchers.
October 02, 2018
The award includes $5.6 million in funding to advance the Kipnis lab’s cutting-edge research into links between the brain and the immune system.