Groundbreaking cancer research at the University of Virginia School of Medicine has discovered a previously unknown way genes can fuse into "chimera" – named for a mythical beast with the head of a lion and body parts of other anima
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June 15, 2012
June 15, 2012 — Bisphenol A, or BPA – a chemical that commonly leaches into food and drink from cans and plastic containers – can alter the behavior of mice for generations after exposure, research led by the University of Virginia School
May 18, 2012
UVA Today is highlighting the winners of the 2012 Leonard W. Sandridge Outstanding Contribution Awards, the highest U.Va. honor staff receive for their dedicated service to the University. Today: Souradji Issotouof U.Va.'s Health System.
March 29, 2012
March 29, 2012 — Researchers led by Jonathan Kipnis at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have, for the first time, used an immune therapy to halt the symptoms of Rett syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder, in test mice.
March 14, 2012
Researchers at the University of Virginia and elsewhere have discovered there are tens of thousands of previously unknown "microDNAs" outside the chromosomes in our cells.
March 08, 2012
Could a few simple clicks save drivers with diabetes from a potentially fatal crash?
February 16, 2012
February 16, 2012 — A federal law enacted to protect health care workers from being stuck by needles dramatically reduced the number of such injuries, decreasing the possibility for exposure to blood-borne pathogens, research at the University of Virginia