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Stem cells save lives, but aren't the easiest things to comprehend. Here's a four step breakdown of how these cells aid in the treatment of certain types of cancer and other diseases.
“50 years ago, nobody thought that this will ever happen. And today it’s just standard medical care.” — José Oberholzer, director, UVA Transplant Center
Unafraid to Ask: Artificial Pancreas
UVA researchers are revolutionizing diabetes management by asking more of math and medicine. Click the photo to see a video explaining how their new approach works.
“This relationship [between Aetna and UVA Health System] will help us better provide patient-centered care that is focused on health and wellness to Medicare beneficiaries throughout the Charlottesville region by helping us enhance care coordination,” said Pamela M. Sutton-Wallace, CEO of UVA Medical Center.
Behind the Badge: Vic Laubach, Lung Transplant Researcher
What does it take to become a lung transplant researcher? Vic Laubach explains his journey to become a researcher at UVA School of Medicine. Click the photo for more.
For almost two decades, Rick Birn continuously went to the hospital for a blood disorder but got limited answers. He found support, an LGL leukemia diagnosis, and answers at UVA Cancer Center. Find out more about his journey.
People suffering from severe trauma or sepsis often develop multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS). It’s as though the immune system turns against the patient, attacking the vital organs instead of the infection.