Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

July 17, 2017
A new UVA study suggests that aggressive combination treatments for high blood pressure may be damaging patients’ kidneys over time, but researchers are urging patients to continue following their treatment plans.
July 11, 2017
Infants born with a high birthweight are more likely to become obese as children, a new study from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests.
July 10, 2017
The publication lauded a discovery that could change how we treat neurological diseases ranging from autism to multiple sclerosis to Alzheimer’s.
June 27, 2017
The National Institutes of Health are investing more than $8.6 million in several promising areas of UVA research related to lung transplants that could make a major difference in patients’ lives.
May 23, 2017
The researchers have discovered a biological control switch that they may be able to use to produce platelets outside the body and to help premature infants with a common – and serious – health condition.
May 22, 2017
A phenomenon observed in clocks in 1665 also explains how the body times the replacement of disease-preventing cells in our guts – which could help doctors determine when best to give drugs, cancer treatments, probiotics and vaccines.
May 08, 2017
UVA researchers have found that blood and the heart’s lining are made from the same cells.
April 26, 2017
Medical student Michael Dong received recognition for his work probing the nervous system and funding for a one-year fellowship to focus on his research.
April 24, 2017
A new technique developed at the School of Medicine will help scientists analyze gene mutations and doctors customize treatments to benefit patients.
April 19, 2017
UVA neurosurgeon Jeff Elias’s work pioneering scalpel-free brain surgery has the potential to improve the lives of millions who suffer from essential tremor.