Recent Articles by

Josh Barney

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.
September 20, 2016
School of Medicine researcher Christopher Stroupe is targeting a set of molecules that are essential for Ebola to infect cells and for cancer cells to grow and survive.
September 07, 2016
The drug, pevonedistat, acts on a protein critical to the rapid reproduction of cancer cells and may even be effective against melanomas that have resisted other forms of treatment.
August 25, 2016
The New England Journal of Medicine published the results of an international clinical trial led by UVA that has validated the use of focused ultrasound to treat essential tremor, and the procedure has been approved by the FDA.
August 17, 2016
Medical researchers may have unlocked a way to slow, or perhaps stop, the growth of small cell lung cancer, which plagues smokers in particular and makes up approximately 15 percent of all cancer cases.
August 01, 2016
A new discovery suggests a way to stop an infection the CDC has labeled an urgent threat.
July 28, 2016
UVA researchers have identified a molecule that plays an important role in battling pneumonia. It might offer a new venue for treating antibiotic-resistant pneumonia infections.