A 350-Year-Old Clock Mystery Sheds Light on Human Health

A peculiar phenomenon observed in pendulum clocks in 1665 also explains how the body times the replacement of disease-preventing cells in our guts, researchers have found. The discovery could help doctors determine when to give drugs, cancer … [Read more...]

2017 Diploma Ceremony Live

The Class of 2017 Diploma Ceremony will be available on Facebook Live. Streaming live from the Paramount Theatre in Downtown Charlottesville Virginia. Watch it from anywhere; find it on our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Medicine.Virginia/ … [Read more...]

Discovery About the Heart Sheds Light on Deadly Disease

Kidney research at the University of Virginia School of Medicine has unexpectedly led to a discovery about the formation of the heart, including the identification of a gene responsible for a deadly cardiac condition. UVA scientists were surprised … [Read more...]

Class of 2017: Stephen Mein Leaves Lasting Legacy For Area’s Underserved

He visited chronically ill patients at home, met their families and even took them grocery shopping. He taught newly released felons about the risks of smoking and the importance of good nutrition. He treated Charlottesville’s uninsured at the … [Read more...]

UVA Researchers Target Mysteries of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy affects one in 3,500 boys, stealing their ability to walk by age 12 and typically killing them by their mid-20s. Doctors know what causes the muscle-wasting disease, but, frustratingly, experimental treatments consistently … [Read more...]