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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…
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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…
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Artificial Pancreas Controls Blood Glucose Levels Better Than Current Technology

A multicenter, randomized clinical trial evaluating a new artificial pancreas system – which automatically monitors and regulates blood glucose levels – has found that the new system was more effective…
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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…

Surprising Contributor to Multiple Sclerosis Identified at UVA

Cells that scientists have largely ignored when studying multiple sclerosis are actually key contributors to MS development, new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine shows. The discovery suggests…

UVA Heart Rhythm Experts Bring Lifesaving Devices to Dominican Republic

The distance from Charlottesville to the Dominican Republic is 1,423 miles. But UVA Health and this small Caribbean nation have forged close ties. Over the past decade, UVA cardiovascular experts…

Scientists Identify Potential Way to Prevent Type 1 Diabetes

Researchers believe they have identified a way to prevent type 1 diabetes by restoring the immune system’s natural balance. The approach may also prove effective for battling other autoimmune diseases…

UVA Leads Statewide, University-Based Coalition to Battle the Opioid Crisis

The University of Virginia School of Medicine is leading a statewide effort to battle the opioid crisis and reduce the number of Virginians dying from it. Opioids are the leading…

September 16-19: Second-Year Students Present Primary Care Week

On September 16-19, the second-year Generalist Scholars Program students at the School of Medicine will present Primary Care Week. Here is a list of scheduled events: Exposing the Opioid Epidemic with Region…