Researchers have determined how a gene variation increases the odds of having blood pressure that is sensitive to salt. Doctors may target the defect to prevent health problems such as high blood pressure and heart attacks. more >
The researchers have proven that they can establish immune cells called macrophages in the brain without radiation, which many scientists had believed to be impossible. more >
Biochemistry researcher Sanchita Bhatnagar received a $300,000 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award for her promising work on an array of brain disorders that impact girls. more >
Almost 14 percent of infant deaths occurred when a parent was not present, according to a new study. more >
A drug already used in heart imaging may reduce or even prevent a common cause of organ rejection among lung recipients, UVA research suggests. more >
An innovative solution to a national problem may lie in the way drugs are administered, UVA researchers say. more >
Merging engineering with medicine, doctors are using three-dimensional printed skulls to prepare for surgery, assist in medical education and to practice techniques. more >
A UVA radiologist is harnessing the power of advanced visualization technology to better inform patients and train health care professionals. more >