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UVA House Call: Peggy Scott on Clinical Trials
Peggy Smith from the Office of Cancer Clinical Research talks about some of the myths surrounding clinical trials, including people thinking that they're guinea pigs for an experiment. Click the photo to learn more.
Just 1 Session of Exercise Can Help Make Cells Healthier
Researchers have identified a specific way exercise can promote good health and longer life. Click the photo to learn more.
Patent Success: The 30-Year Impact of One UVA Innovation
Click the photo to take a look back at the drug that became one of the most successful UVA inventions of all time and the lasting impact it’s had on continuing research and innovation at the University.
Doctors Can Now Predict the Severity of Disease Just by Measuring Molecules
Using a high-tech scientific instrument called “optical tweezers,” researchers can measure minuscule changes in the interactions of molecules in order to predict the severity of a wide range of diseases with a genetic component. Click the photo to learn more.
New Technique Lets Doctors Predict Disease Severity
Researchers have found a way to predict patient outcomes and disease severity in many genetic conditions, including Alzheimer's, cancer, obesity and more. Click the photo to learn more.
Spine Surgery Research: UVA Pushing Forward
Spine surgery is painful. But good news: UVA spine surgeons are busy conducting research to improve recovery and outcomes from surgery on the spine. Click the photo to learn more.