Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

December 02, 2019
The results definitively showed that three commonly used drugs were about equally effective at stopping potentially deadly seizures when the default choice proved unable to do so.
November 13, 2019
Though scientists have studied fertilization for more than a century, there are still new frontiers to explore. This discovery opens up possible new avenues for both fertility and contraception.
November 07, 2019
The new technique allows researchers to more easily sort genes’ immediate effects from the complex chain reactions that follow. One possible application: more effective testing for new drugs.
November 06, 2019
The findings improve doctors’ understanding of abnormal, often deadly thickening of the heart and could help them predict patients’ risk of sudden cardiac death and heart failure.
October 30, 2019
Newborns who suffer seizures near birth, even if they appear to be fine afterward, can have behavioral issues and learning disabilities later. A UVA neonatologist wants to know why.
October 21, 2019
UVA’s P. Todd Stukenberg has discovered a previously unknown structure inside our cells that helps prevent cancer. This knowledge could improve cancer treatment.
October 07, 2019
UVA researchers found that a type of cell believed beneficial in MS was part of the problem, offering a new treatment target.
September 26, 2019
The research could help doctors determine which treatments will be most effective for patients.
September 25, 2019
Researchers believe the approach may also prove effective in treating other autoimmune diseases such as lupus and eczema.
September 17, 2019
UVA’s David L. Driscoll is heading up a five-university consortium to support community service boards throughout Virginia working to prevent, treat and manage opioid-use disorders.