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Baffling Lab Mystery Leads to Major Red Blood Cell Discovery

Researchers Can Trigger Production of Oxygen-Carrying Cells on Demand. A bizarre result of a routine lab experiment has led researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine to an unexpected new way…

University of Virginia project turns an ordinary smartphone into an artificial pancreas.

A high-tech University of Virginia project to turn an ordinary smartphone into an artificial pancreas that could transform the lives of people with type-1 diabetes has received a $3.4 million…

Affordable Care Act Benefitted Virginians With HIV

Affordable Care Act Benefitted Virginians With HIV Study Directly Compares Affordable Care Act Outcomes With Previous Standard In an important examination of the effect of the Affordable Care Act, researchers have…

Cell Surface Discovery May Lead to Major Breakthrough in Cancer Treatment

University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have discovered a new strategy for attacking cancer cells that could fundamentally alter the way doctors treat and prevent the deadly disease. By more selectively…

Powerful Microscope Solves Plant Virus Mystery – and Could Help Humans

A hugely destructive plant virus so flexible that it has resisted efforts to describe its form since before World War II has finally surrendered its secrets. The discovery of what…