Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

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.
February 28, 2018
Most drugs used to treat the types of inflammation that damages the brain in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s cannot get around the notorious “blood-brain barrier.” UVA researchers may have found a way around that roadblock.
January 22, 2018
UVA has discovered an unknown biological process that controls the production of red blood cells. These vital cells carry oxygen throughout the body. The discovery could help doctors develop new treatments for anemias that affect millions of people.
January 12, 2018
UVA’s Dr. Karen Ballen was the co-investigator of a study that found stem-cell transplantation was a far more effective treatment for scleroderma than the most commonly prescribed drug treatment.
December 15, 2017
A UVA researcher has made biological material glow bright and red, with big benefits for cancer research, drug development and more.
December 14, 2017
Although brachytherapy is the best treatment for cervical cancer, it costs hospitals money, the researchers found. That may explain its declining use.
November 27, 2017
The next step: Find or design a drug that can inhibit the triggering enzyme.