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.
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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.
June 01, 2015
The discovery has profound implications for neurological diseases from autism to Alzheimer’s to multiple sclerosis.
May 08, 2015
Nona Jiang has received two grants to continue her research into how infections can slow brain development of children in impoverished areas of the world.
April 29, 2015
Previous studies linked two hours or more of daily television viewing with unhealthy body weight in children. The researchers recommend replacing TV time with physical and educational activities.
December 01, 2014
Researchers will seek to determine which of three second-choice drugs used to treat status epilepticus – a very severe, sometimes life-threatening seizure – is most effective.
October 03, 2014
The Ivy Foundation Translational Research Building will house scientific programs and a clinical research unit that will tackle some of the world’s most urgent medical challenges.