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The new discovery could rewrite medical textbooks, change how scientists understand two important hormone receptors and lead researchers to reevaluate drug designs.
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UVA Biocomplexity Institute researchers are founding partners of a new NSF-funded national research institute that will develop solutions for some of agriculture’s biggest problems.
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The UVA findings could allow doctors to augment the immune system’s natural response.
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Writing for The Conversation, W. Bernard Carlson, a UVA historian of technology, said it’s easy to forget how heavily the U.S. economy relies on existing gas and oil pipelines.
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In total, the scientists identified 78 regions on our chromosomes where genes are located that influence our risk for Type 1 diabetes. Of those, 36 regions were previously unknown.
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Writing for The Conversation, Justin Vesser, who led UVA Health’s COVID-19 vaccine efforts, said that vaccine warnings mean the system to report side effects is working.
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A UVA nurse scientist and psychology professor are working together to help Huntington’s patients deal with the “emotional roller coaster” the disease can cause.
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A new UVA study says teenagers develop empathy over time, but those who feel safe and connected with their families may have a head start.