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UVA’s Board of Visitors approved $15.7 million over three years to expand human brain research.
UVA Expanding Its Worldwide Diabetes Research and Care Model
The University of Virginia Center for Diabetes Technology is using new UVA investment and four new team members to seek better treatments. Click the photo to learn more.
Researchers examined outcomes from heart surgery quality databases in Michigan, which expanded Medicaid, and Virginia, which did not.
UVA Launches New Institutes: One on Environment, One on Global Infections
The UVA Environmental Resilience Institute and the Global Infectious Diseases Institute are the third and fourth pan-University institutes established since 2014 that unite scholars from many disciplines to tackle issues of major societal significance. Click the photo to learn more.
Study: Michigan Heart Surgery Outcomes Improved After Medicaid Expansion
The study compared patients in Michigan, where Medicaid expanded, and Virginia, where it did not. Click the photo to learn more.
UVA Joins National Initiative in Traumatic Brain Injury Research
UVA professors in radiology are working to map the brain in extreme detail, while doctors use this information to better diagnose their patients. Click the photo to learn more.
Meet the Faculty Entrepreneur Developing a Cancer Drug With Fewer Side Effects
Associate biomedical engineering professor Kimberly Kelly wowed judges at UVA’s Galant Challenge with her startup’s ambitious plan for a new cancer treatment that has already shown very promising results. Click the photo to learn more.
Mild traumatic brain injury is one of the most common types of neurological disorders, yet one of the least understood.
UVA Radiologist, Dr. James Stone, Vice-Chair of UVA Radiology Clinical Research and his team of researchers are leading the collection of numerical data on structures of the brain at the microscopic scale. This is part of a national effort to map the brain in greater detail — a project that could go a long way in helping the medical community understand, diagnose and treat traumatic brain injury (TBI).