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Medical and nursing research offer immense, life-saving potential for changing how we prevent and treat illness and injuries, now and in the future.

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This gene variation causes some women to store fat on their bellies and hips and puts them at increased risk of… https://t.co/MN8d3EJFhb

Epidemiologist Joellen Schildkraut observed a link between talcum use and ovarian cancer among black women but conc… https://t.co/IqcEnadmSq

Congratulations to @mdmilewski for receiving the first Miller Distinguished Fellow Alumni Award today at our Orthop… https://t.co/D5jGTODpEM

Congratulations to UVA researcher @jonykipnis and numerous UVA collaborators on the publication of their study in… https://t.co/RsCJmfqIbx

UVA researchers find connection between brain and immune system

Researchers at UVA have found a way the brain connects to the immune system of the body, which may help doctors treating people with neurological disorders and diseases. Click the photo to read more.

UVA’s Bobby Chhabra, MD joins panel of experts discussing The Next Great Medical Breakthrough - advances in joint r… https://t.co/0IDy9LetHs

Why Is My Blood Pressure Sensitive to Salt? This Gene May Explain Why

A natural gene variant found in 48 percent of the population can limit the body’s ability to eliminate excess salt after high-salt meals, researchers found. Click the photo to read more.

More incredible #UVABrain research from the @jonykipnis lab that may allow doctors to customize the brain’s immune… https://t.co/vlmw1rNWQS

The #GivingToHoosDay totals are in! Thanks to generous supporters and matches, @uvahealthnews, @UVASON, and… https://t.co/Wp3TLw8517

This May Let Doctors Customize Brain’s Immune Response to Diseases

The University of Virginia neuroscience lab that discovered that the brain connects directly to the immune system now has found evidence that doctors could load up the brain with custom blends of immune cells to battle genetic disorders and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Click the photo to learn more.