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At UVA Health System, we are taking a critical look at what has come before to discover, research, teach, and care for patients in an entirely new way. You can help.

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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 work represents a unique collaboration between surgery and radiation oncology, with important support from th… https://t.co/tEQlNBVgka

Getting a last minute taste-of-science with Mark Jameson, at his research lab in UVA. #scientists #uva #photography https://t.co/VbCtCQXoel

UVA Health System Facebook Live: Dr. Chip Landen

Click the photo to watch UVA ovarian cancer researcher Chip Landen discuss his research, including a potential noninvasive early detection method involving tampons.

Recipients of Dean's Award for Excellence in Research 2018! Junior Faculty Award: James A. Platts-Mills, MD Senior… https://t.co/DYjF5TmKPe

There are some incredible research collaborations going on at @UVASON - and it all starts with students and faculty… https://t.co/om2bFeY3pT

Ticked off: UVA physician connects the dots on a perplexing allergy to meat

UVA physician Dr. Thomas Platts-Mills discovered alpha-gal allergy, commonly known as the “meat allergy,” in 2002. One of the more perplexing human allergies, it occurs when sufferers become sensitized to alpha-gal, a type of sugar present in red meat. Alpha-gal causes a delayed reaction—an affected person may eat meat, then break out in hives hours later, or even have trouble breathing. Click the photo to read more.

Is there a way to reactivate a dormant gene in the human body that would enable us to regrow tissue? A UVA doctor b… https://t.co/1jeFB7vI2V

“Most homebound seniors have not received medical care at home.” -Nengliang “Aaron” Yao of @MedicineUVA https://t.co/cmi38mWSEW

A procedure pioneered at @UVA uses sound waves to improve the quality of life for Parkinson's patients AND new… https://t.co/tzUinpqfOg