Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

February 22, 2016
Researchers around the world, including doctors and scientists at the UVA Health System, are investigating the genetic factors contributing to ischemic stroke.
February 17, 2016
Despite vaccination, medical care, and nutritional counseling and care, children in a Bangladeshi slum still show abnormally low growth rates. Researchers now think they may know why.
February 10, 2016
Understanding the complex, genetic basis of resistance to viruses could one day lead to new therapies that manipulate the immune system to fight illness.
February 09, 2016
The salmonella pathogen uses its food to know when and how to attack the human body, according to new UVA research that may one day lead to a new treatment.
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.