Category: Researcher

iTHRIV, Community Groups Partner to Improve Health of Virginians

Four biomedical research projects to improve the health of Virginians will be funded by the integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia, or iTHRIV, a Clinical Translational Science Award Hub.…

UVA Health System Works to Reduce Unnecessary Testing, Promote High Value Care

When a patient goes to a hospital for an ailment such as pneumonia, he or she expects thorough and appropriate care. Physicians work hard to provide that kind of high-value…

Incredible ‘Hullk’ that Controls Growth and Aggressiveness of Prostate Cancer Discovered

Cancer researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified a key to controlling the growth and progression of prostate cancer, the second most common cancer in men. The researchers…

Growing Gut Microbes to Fight Disease and Improve Human Health

A young scientist at the University of Virginia School of Medicine has received a prestigious grant to determine how best to grow gut microbes to fight disease and improve human…

Doctors Determine How to Handle Blood Sugar After Stroke

Hyperglycemia, or high levels of glucose, is common in patients with acute ischemic stroke and is associated with worse outcomes compared with normal blood sugar levels. Animal studies also pointed…