Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

May 29, 2018
A new finding from the UVA School of Medicine suggests that fatty liver disease and other effects of aging may be the result of our cells’ nuclei getting wrinkly.
May 22, 2018
The guide helps researchers who are mapping out the human body, molecule by molecule, avoid some potential pitfalls that could inadvertently compromise their work.
May 04, 2018
The model also can be customized to behave like an individual patient’s tumor, allowing doctors to determine how the tumor will react to different drugs – and identify the best treatment option.
April 19, 2018
Using a powerful, homemade microscope, researchers have identified the mechanism by which cancer-causing viruses attach themselves to our DNA, providing a potential path for new cures.
April 17, 2018
UVA researcher Mete Civelek and colleagues have identified a natural gene variation that significantly increases some women’s risk – but not all women, and very few men.
April 12, 2018
Researchers have determined how a gene variation increases the odds of having blood pressure that is sensitive to salt. Doctors may target the defect to prevent health problems such as high blood pressure and heart attacks.
April 11, 2018
The researchers have proven that they can establish immune cells called macrophages in the brain without radiation, which many scientists had believed to be impossible.
April 02, 2018
Almost 14 percent of infant deaths occurred when a parent was not present, according to a new study.
March 26, 2018
A drug already used in heart imaging may reduce or even prevent a common cause of organ rejection among lung recipients, UVA research suggests.
March 19, 2018
A UVA radiologist is harnessing the power of advanced visualization technology to better inform patients and train health care professionals.