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UVA Orthopedics Honored Among Nation’s Top Orthopedics Programs

Becker’s Hospital Review has named UVA Orthopedics at UVA Medical Center to its list of 100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedics programs. This is the sixth consecutive year…
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UVA Researchers Harnessing Big Data’s Power to Fight the Flu

Each year, between 5% and 20% of people in the U.S. catch the flu. Hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and some die. During the 2017-18 flu season, a particularly severe…
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Medical Students Say Goodbye to Their First Patient, Their Best Teacher

At the annual Anatomical Donor Convocation of Gratitude on Nov. 15, UVA School of Medicine students paid their respects and showed gratitude to the donors who graciously donated their bodies…
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UVA Earns National Award for Patient Safety and Quality Care

UVA Medical Center has been named as a Top Teaching Hospital for patient safety and quality by The Leapfrog Group, a national organization focused on healthcare safety and quality. From…

Major Epilepsy Study Offers Much-Needed Answers On 3 Lifesaving Seizure Drugs

There are effective treatments to stop life-threatening epilepsy seizures when the initial treatment has failed, a sweeping new study reveals. The study offers important answers about three such emergency drugs…

Faculty Spotlight: George Bloom Seeks to Untangle Alzheimer’s Riddle

Editor's Note: One in an occasional series about University of Virginia faculty members who are helping to make the University both great and good. Today’s installment features biology and neuroscience…

Faculty Spotlight: How One Professor Is Finding Cures With Computer Algorithms

Editor's Note: One in an occasional series about University of Virginia faculty members who are helping to make the University both great and good. Today’s installment features Jason Papin, a…

Seizures in Babies: UVA Doctor Sheds Light on Why They Have Lifelong Effects

A doctor at the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital is using an elegant new approach to mapping brain activity to shed light on what happens during seizures in newborns that…

The Meat Allergy: UVA Identifies Biological Changes Triggered By Tick Bites

University of Virginia School of Medicine scientist has, for the first time, identified key immunological changes in people who abruptly develop an allergic reaction to mammalian meat, such as beef. His…