UVA doctors are testing focused ultrasound waves as a potential treatment for an unusual form of epilepsy, among other maladies. The writers of TV’s “Grey’s Anatomy” recently included similar research in one of their scripts. more >
Dr. Andrew Wolf led the way for the American Cancer Society’s groundbreaking recommendation that colorectal cancer screenings begin at age 45 instead of 50. more >
UVA’s Licensing & Ventures Group Seed Fund has invested in a device developed by Dr. Scott Lim, the medical director of the UVA Advanced Cardiac Valve Center, that promises to lessen the complication rates for heart surgery. more >
Sensors developed at UVA are being used to help home health caregivers alleviate their loved ones’ cancer pain. more >
A new finding from the UVA School of Medicine suggests that fatty liver disease and other effects of aging may be the result of our cells’ nuclei getting wrinkly. more >
From conducting research with faculty to studying abroad, to working out in the gym and even singing and playing her ukulele, Sun has gained a well-rounded experience at UVA. more >
Joanne and Bill Conway, whose previous gifts supported a fast-track-to-nursing degree program for individuals from outside the nursing profession, have given another $5 million to provide scholarship support to students across all of the Nursing School’s programs. more >
Before becoming a nurse, Blake Duffer worked on a farm in rural Virginia. Now he’s earning a degree from UVA’s Clinical Nurse Leader program and will take his expertise to a Richmond hospital’s intensive care unit. more >