Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

January 12, 2016
At the submicroscopic level, the force of urine flowing through the urinary tract is the equivalent of hurricane winds. So how does the bacterium that causes infections not get washed away?
January 11, 2016
Also in this roundup: a former UVA psychoanalyst is honored for his work, which includes applying psychoanalytic principles to international conflict.
January 08, 2016
Researchers are studying the relative effectiveness of two different drugs that may reduce crashes dramatically among those with ADHD.
December 17, 2015
Even more good news: There are already drugs in the development pipeline that could allow doctors to exploit the new discovery.
December 16, 2015
The effort to grow replacement kidneys has been frustrated by the inability to develop blood vessels to support the organ. A team led by Dr. Maria Luisa S. Sequeira-Lopez has now isolated the cells that give rise to those vessels.
December 15, 2015
Infections in the gut of impoverished children mean that food alone cannot prevent malnutrition, and that some vaccines are less effective, according to a UVA-led research team.
December 03, 2015
The prestigious journal Science will salute 2015’s top discovery. Readers can vote – and two of 10 finalists are tied to the University.
November 19, 2015
The lab of UVA microbiologist Kodi S. Ravichandran has found a potentially more effective new method for regulating good and bad cholesterol levels, one with fewer side effects.
November 17, 2015
UVA’s findings from using a different demographic technique underscore the crucial importance of access to primary-care providers – the frontline doctors who could catch breast cancer and other cancers earlier.
November 03, 2015
UVA researchers have unexpectedly discovered a way to trigger the production of oxygen-carrying red blood cells. This could benefit people with anemia – the most common blood disorder – among many other applications.