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“This work represents a unique collaboration between surgery and radiation oncology, with important support from th… https://t.co/tEQlNBVgka
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
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
A procedure pioneered at @UVA
uses sound waves to improve the quality of life for Parkinson's patients AND new… https://t.co/tzUinpqfOg