Medical student Michael Dong received recognition for his work probing the nervous system and funding for a one-year fellowship to focus on his research. more >
During his time at UVA, medical student Stephen Mein piloted a program advocating for chronically ill patients, founded a student-run free clinic and ran health care classes for newly released felons. more >
A new technique developed at the School of Medicine will help scientists analyze gene mutations and doctors customize treatments to benefit patients. more >
UVA neurosurgeon Jeff Elias’s work pioneering scalpel-free brain surgery has the potential to improve the lives of millions who suffer from essential tremor. more >
The imaging breakthrough lets scientists map gene locations in 3-D – and understand the huge effects that has on health. more >
Mavis Claytor, the first African-American student to enter and graduate from UVA’s School of Nursing, returned to the school last week to share her life’s story. more >
A large new study found the online calculator is more accurate than traditional methods in predicting people’s risk of heart disease and diabetes. more >
Neurologist Javier Provencio explains new advances UVA is making in the treatment of brain aneurysms and how our brain reacts and prioritizes certain stored information after an injury. more >