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Faculty Spotlight: How One Professor Is Finding Cures With Computer Algorithms

Editor's Note: One in an occasional series about University of Virginia faculty members who are helping to make the University both great and good. Today’s installment features Jason Papin, a…

Seizures in Babies: UVA Doctor Sheds Light on Why They Have Lifelong Effects

A doctor at the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital is using an elegant new approach to mapping brain activity to shed light on what happens during seizures in newborns that…

The Meat Allergy: UVA Identifies Biological Changes Triggered By Tick Bites

University of Virginia School of Medicine scientist has, for the first time, identified key immunological changes in people who abruptly develop an allergic reaction to mammalian meat, such as beef. His…

Artificial Pancreas Controls Blood Glucose Levels Better Than Current Technology

A multicenter, randomized clinical trial evaluating a new artificial pancreas system – which automatically monitors and regulates blood glucose levels – has found that the new system was more effective…

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…