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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

he 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 cause of…

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…