Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness. The key to slowing the progression of the disease is catching it early. A UVA neuroscientist is gaining insights. more >
UVA and the other 14 Atlantic Coast Conference member schools have more in common than sports. This week, they show off innovations in science, engineering, art and architecture in Washington, D.C. more >
A new understanding of cell migration may eventually help in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases – and even allow children to “get out of their wheelchairs and live an enhanced quality of life.” more >
Mothers whose babies land in neonatal intensive care units are at greater risk for postpartum depression. A nursing graduate student’s study suggests an intervention that may make a difference for the infants and their moms. more >
“The Field Guide for Urban University-Community Partnerships,” produced by UVA’s Thriving Cities Lab, examines how universities can help their communities when trust in higher education institutions is historically low. more >
The team used a large grant from the National Science Foundation to help students program and use a computer-based model of water runoff and test their playground designs at Walker Upper Elementary School. more >
The researchers got down to the molecular level to examine how testosterone binds to transport cells – and found that it sometimes has a lot of competition to hitch a ride. more >
A Monday seminar, “Advancing the Practice of Transdisciplinary Research: Disasters, Bio-Threats, and Social Behavior,” kicks off a series of Building Bridges Lectures, sponsored by UVA’s four pan-University institutes. more >