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 that give rise to the … [Read more...]

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 could capitalize on the discovery … [Read more...]

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. https://youtu.be/iXF4nhhN3NY The five Cs stand for canines, cocoa, cookies, cider and contributions to the … [Read more...]

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 form of brain cancer – is now … [Read more...]

Sound Waves as Effective as Brain Surgery at Treating Essential Tremor

Scalpel-free surgery using focused sound waves appears to be as effective in treating essential tremor as traditional surgery that requires drilling into the skull, a groundbreaking clinical trial at the University of Virginia Health System has … [Read more...]