Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

July 27, 2015
The U.Va. School of Medicine and the U.S. Green Building Council have been awarded a three year, $1.2 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to advance their Green Health Partnership.
July 20, 2015
A U.Va. study finds nearly a third of women in Appalachian regions of Kentucky, Ohio, North Carolina and Pennsylvania fail to follow through with therapy medication prescribed to prevent breast cancer’s recurrence.
July 16, 2015
One virus suspected in the national outbreak has only been linked to a handful of cases, but a U.Va. physician is pointing toward another for which no one else may have tested.
July 06, 2015
Atherosclerosis – best known as hardening of the arteries – is the leading cause of death worldwide. A new study finds that researchers knew less about the disease than they thought, but suggests a possible new avenue for treatment.
July 01, 2015
An international team led by U.Va.’s Lukas Tamm will look at changes in the virus’s outer envelope as it adapts to different hosts, with an eye toward predicting possible pandemics.
June 29, 2015
New laboratory technology that gives doctors the power to examine patients’ DNA quickly and effectively represents “a big step forward for the institution and the patients who come here,” director of the lab Dr. Mani S. Mahadevan said.
June 25, 2015
Doctors stress that the treatment is not a cure for patients with a rare form of leukemia, but can buy time for patients as they seek stem cell donors. It’s also an approach that could be used against other cancers, they said.
June 25, 2015
As potential new stem-cell treatments for blindness caused by diabetic retinopathy advance toward trials, the research team answered one key question: Where should the stem cells come from?
June 24, 2015
U.Va. researchers have identified a protein that could be a potential target for a drug that could prevent sperm cells from binding with eggs.
June 08, 2015
The researchers, led by the U.Va. team, looked at the treatment of infections after the source of the infection was addressed, and found that administering antibiotics for only four days was as effective as treatments spanning eight days.