Year: 2015

Discovery: Major Step Toward Growing Kidneys

Cells That Produce Blood Vessels Identified, Paving Way for Tissue Engineering In a significant step toward growing replacement kidneys, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified the cells…

Prostate Cancer Discovery May Make It Easier to Kill Cancer Cells

Researchers Find Unknown Link Between 2 Different Treatment Approaches A newly discovered connection between two common prostate cancer treatments may soon make prostate cancer cells easier to destroy. Drugs that…

Doggies De-Stress Studying Students

School of Medicine students preparing for their exams were treated to cookies and canine companionship all thanks to the 5Cs Comfort Break. The five Cs stand for canines, cocoa, cookies,…

UVA Orthopedics Keeps Virginia Athletes in the Game

As Justin Anderson and his University of Virginia basketball teammates prepared to face Louisville on Feb. 7, life was great. The Cavaliers were ranked No. 3 in the nation, thanks…

New Treatment for Deadliest Brain Cancer Available at UVA

New Treatment for Deadliest Brain Cancer Available at UVA Wearable Device Was Shown to Extend Survival for Patients With Glioblastoma A device that represents a rare advance against glioblastoma – the deadliest…