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. more >
In schools, food banks and prenatal health clinics, students are discovering that nurses often make all the difference in the lives of the people they encounter. more >
UVA School of Medicine Professor Leigh Grossman is making her pediatric expertise available not only to medical students, residents and pediatricians, but now also to parents and care-givers. more >
Alumnus Chaitenya Razdan’s company is designing innovative “healthwear” to create better experiences for patients facing chronic illnesses. The products have already earned raves and piqued the interest of the fashion industry. more >
“Look at the war on poverty that President Johnson declared decades ago,” UVA public health researcher Nengliang (Aaron) Yao said. “We lost that war.” more >
The program promises to provide a solid basis for more specific graduate study while promoting intelligent decision-making that can improve students’ quality of life. more >
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. more >
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. more >