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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…

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…

UVA Leads Major Effort to Understand Autism Differences in Boys, Girls

A pioneering autism researcher at the School of Medicine is spearheading an ambitious effort to understand how autism-spectrum disorders differ in boys and girls as part of the National Institutes…