A committee chaired by University of Virginia School of Law Professor Richard Bonnie said ending the epidemic will require a sustained effort that should highlight education and drug alternatives. more >
Infants born with a high birthweight are more likely to become obese as children, a new study from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests. more >
The publication lauded a discovery that could change how we treat neurological diseases ranging from autism to multiple sclerosis to Alzheimer’s. more >
UVA researchers are focusing on a little-understood villain in the Alzheimer’s progression: extracellular tau oligomers, which appear to influence events within brain cells. more >
The grant from the Board of Visitors’ Strategic Investment Fund will make cutting-edge research a more prominent part of the education of nursing master’s students. more >
The National Institutes of Health are investing more than $8.6 million in several promising areas of UVA research related to lung transplants that could make a major difference in patients’ lives. more >
Malaria remains a deadly problem in equatorial regions of the world as the chameleon-like parasite that causes the disease develops resistance to multiple drugs. more >
Cathy Campbell has seen palliative care find its place in American medicine. Now she’s seeking to bring it to some of the world’s poorest, most rural regions, thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship. more >