“The rate of depression is extraordinarily higher in women than it is in men,” said Dr. Linda Gonder-Frederick, associate professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at UVA. Also, the menstrual cycle can actually impact their blood sugar by changing their body’s sensitivity to insulin, according to UVA’s Dr. Chiara Fabris.
Horton discusses the latest news on COVID in our community, a shortage in materials needed for imaging, and much more.
(Subscription may be required) At the most recent New York International Antiquarian Book Fair, Michael F. Suarez, the director of the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia, said that these days, his students are skewing younger and less male than a decade ago, with nearly one-third attending on full scholarships.
According to a study published by the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia, the population of 11 states, mostly in the West, will grow in excess of 20% by 2040. Meanwhile, nine, mostly Northeastern, states will be home to fewer people in 2040 than now.
Dr. Bill Petri has been studying the coronavirus with UVA Health since the beginning of the pandemic. He says this restriction is a sign of how carefully officials are following the safety of these vaccines.
The allergy was discovered in 2001 when Dr. Thomas Platts-Mills, a professor at the University of Virginia, was working on a monoclonal antibody drug to treat cancer when he noticed it causing anaphylaxis in a few patients.  
(Subscription may be required.) Back then, Twitter’s attitude was, “we don’t touch speech,” said University of Virginia law professor Danielle Citron, an expert on online harassment. 
The Honda Sport Award has been presented annually for the past 46 years to honor the top female athletes in the 12 NCAA-sanctioned sports, signifying “the best of the best in collegiate athletics.”
The National Cancer Institute named the UVA Cancer Center a comprehensive cancer center last year, one of only 52 such centers in the nation and the only one in the state.
“The Census Bureau is already moving in the right direction, and we’re hoping to help them get there by exploring some of the scientific issues that need to be addressed,” says Sallie Keller, a UVA statistician leading the team along with former Census Director Kenneth Prewitt.
The Lemon test “has been effectively dead for many years in the Supreme Court,” but never formally overruled since a majority of justices who think it’s no longer good law likely can’t agree on what should replace it, said University of Virginia law professor Douglas Laycock.
It was a critical test for former President Trump and his influence on the Republican Party. Kyle Kondik, managing editor of Sabato's Crystal Ball at the University of Virginia Center for Politics, joins John Yang to discuss.
(Subscription may be required.) The university gave The Washington Post a rare look inside its admission deliberations to reveal how the transfer process works and how transfers help shape the student body of a public flagship.
Writing for The Conversation, UVA law professor Paul B. Stephan says Biden appears to believe, as does Stephan, that current law permits only freezing, and not selling, foreign property in the course of an international crisis.
“It’s a unique work that looks at how our social touch is delivered and then ... how to reproduce it,” says Gregory Gerling, a touch researcher at the University of Virginia.
The University of Virginia has hit its $4 billion benchmark in its $5 billion Honor the Future capital campaign ahead of its deadline, the university announced this week.  
Christopher Ali, a UVA professor and author of the book “Farm Fresh Broadband,” said local providers like Pioneer offer the strongest option for wiring rural America. Their long-term business goals hinge on how to turn, say, $20,000 into a mile of fiber-optic cable in the countryside rather than a return to stockholders.
Kara Hafermalz and Christina Kelly, students at the UVA School of Law, worked with state legislators to draft the act. The students studied other states that previously enacted similar changes and also looked at the Code of Virginia to see where changes could most effectively occur. The team also conversed with K-12 stakeholders and made necessary adjustments to the draft legislation.
Dr. Rachel Moon has spent decades researching sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, and trying to promote safe sleep. It’s a difficult topic to study, but the UVA professor of pediatrics does it for the families she’s met. “Almost every week, I talk to a family who’s lost the baby, and it’s heart-wrenching,” Moon said. “And many times, it doesn’t have to have happened.”
On Friday, Eastern Virginia Medical School unveiled a statue in honor of a long-time surgeon from Suffolk. Dr. L.D. Britt is a Suffolk native [and UVA alumnus, and member of UVA’s Board of Visitors] who joined the EVMS faculty in 1986 after earning his medical degree and a Master of Public Health degree from Harvard. Today, he is the Edward J. Brickhouse Chair in Surgery and has served as chair of EVMS Surgery since 1994.