Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

February 03, 2017
The researchers examined 24 different lab testing methods and found wildly inconsistent results, some of which could lead to additional treatment and expense for dialysis patients.
January 26, 2017
A new study shows that federal funding for UVA’s medical research surged by about 25 percent, from $101.2 million in 2015 to more than $126 million in 2016.
January 25, 2017
The “moonshot” is an effort to make a decade’s worth of advances in the battle against cancer in just five years. Previously led by former Vice President Joe Biden, it enjoys rare bipartisan support in Congress.
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.”