Recent Articles by

Lucie Rutherford

December 3, 2021
Associate professor of biology and psychology Xiaorong Liu has developed a retinal imaging technique to aid in early diagnosis of glaucoma, the world’s leading cause of blindness.
November 18, 2021
With the holiday season on the horizon, UVA Today checked in with UVA’s infectious disease expert on how COVID-19 vaccinations are making this year look much different than the last.
October 13, 2021
In its annual event to raise money for Parkinson’s disease research, UVA’s Pancakes for Parkinson’s team has set a fundraising goal of more than $70,000.
October 4, 2021
With data from a pivotal Pfizer-BioNTech study (under review by the FDA) showing robust antibody responses in children ages 5 to 11, UVA Today spoke with expert Dr. William Petri about child vaccinations.
September 20, 2021
In a summer nanoSTAR pilot program, nine undergraduates were matched with nanotechnology labs throughout the University to engineer and commercialize their intellectual property.
September 3, 2021
Using a machine-learning algorithm, 3-D body-scanned data and expertise in data science, engineering and economics, researchers have quantified beauty premium bias and shed light on the limitations of previous studies.
August 18, 2021
The founding director of UVA’s Data Science Institute explains how these criminal acts happen, and what can be done to stop them.
August 9, 2021
After noticing flaws and educational barriers in MCAT prep courses, UVA alumna Simrat Jassal developed Premed Peers, a free- and reduced-cost program that gives students access to a vast array of tutoring, mentoring and MCAT resources.
August 4, 2021
As the new Delta variant circulates around the globe, we checked in with infectious disease expert Dr. Bill Petri for answers on increased transmissibility, booster shot timelines and variant research at UVA.