Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

January 20, 2017
Despite increasing care demands, regulations are hindering the growth of the profession of nurse practitioners, who could provide more home-based care.
December 19, 2016
Medical School researchers found a rare type of immune cells in an unexpected place, and their findings may have major implications for neurological diseases and injury.
December 15, 2016
Their creative approach to exploring gene function could speed new treatments for osteoporosis – and, potentially, any disease with a genetic element.
November 04, 2016
Zinc is important to many aspects of human health, and thanks to a UVA-led team, scientists now have a much better understanding of how it is transported through the body.
October 27, 2016
When the Beirne Carter Center for Immunology Research was founded in 1991, the immune system’s role in cancer was highly disputed. Now, there’s a vaccine in the works for melanoma and more groundbreaking research in the pipeline.
October 25, 2016
In a Facebook Live chat Tuesday, School of Medicine researcher Nengliang (Aaron) Yao said it will take collective action to address disparities in cancer care and outcomes.
October 19, 2016
“Look at the war on poverty that President Johnson declared decades ago,” UVA public health researcher Nengliang (Aaron) Yao said. “We lost that war.”
October 17, 2016
Dr. JoAnn V. Pinkerton, UVA’s midlife health director and executive director of The North American Menopause Society, offers helpful tips for getting through “the change,” in advance of an event to be held Tuesday evening.
October 07, 2016
Pioneering UVA researcher Hui Li is warning doctors against the widespread belief that the presence of an unusual type of genetic material is a sign of cancer.
September 27, 2016
The study narrows the field of causes of childhood diarrhea; by targeting the six top causes alone, doctors could reduce the death rate by a whopping 70 percent.