Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

April 11, 2019
Francine Garrett-Bakelman played a key role in NASA’s study of astronaut Scott Kelly and his twin. The results, released Thursday, shed light on whether astronauts could endure years-long space travel missions, potentially to Mars, or even beyond.
April 04, 2019
Scientists could co-opt the never-before-seen biological structure to create powerful-yet-tiny batteries, build pacemakers without wires and develop a host of other medical advances.
March 27, 2019
The researchers got down to the molecular level to examine how testosterone binds to transport cells – and found that it sometimes has a lot of competition to hitch a ride.
March 13, 2019
Medical researchers Gary Owens, left, and Molly R. Kelly-Goss collaborated to make the discovery, which will advance the burgeoning field of angiogenesis, or blood vessel formation. (UVA Health System photo)
March 11, 2019
The discovery raises the possibility of genetic screenings to identify the risk of hearing loss, leading to earlier treatment.
March 05, 2019
The goal for UVA and its statewide partners: move discoveries from basic science labs to use in hospitals and clinics through Virginia.
March 04, 2019
In a health news site’s bracket-style “STATS Madness” contest, revelations from UVA brain researcher Jonathan Kipnis’s lab are up against a discovery at Duke University.
February 25, 2019
The discovery also may help doctors predict and assess patients’ responses to new immunotherapy treatments.
February 15, 2019
Michael Wiener is developing a new, potentially revolutionary approach to mapping the submicroscopic world.
February 14, 2019
As it turns out, not all brain cells are genetically alike, UVA researchers have found.