Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

September 23, 2015
The mutated genes may be particularly susceptible to cancer-fighting drugs already approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
September 15, 2015
The breakthrough offers a new strategy to protect humans from infectious diseases, and may offer a “Plan B” when the parasite develops a resistance to the only available treatment.
September 14, 2015
A U.Va. researcher is using an NIH grant to revolutionize data access and speed new drugs – and he’s doing it on a shoestring budget.
August 26, 2015
U.Va. researchers have identified and imaged the structure of a key protein in human sperm, hypothesizing that it may be vital to binding sperm and egg.
August 20, 2015
With the help of an electron microscope so sensitive it had to be buried in tons of concrete to prevent vibrations, School of Medicine researcher Edward H. Egelman has finally unlocked the elusive structure of the bamboo mosaic virus.
July 29, 2015
Strange rings of DNA that exist outside chromosomes are distinct to the cell types that mistakenly produced them, researchers have discovered. The finding raises the possibility that the rings could be used as an indicator of different types of cancer.
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.