In August 1982, Thomas P. Loughran Jr., MD, was working in Seattle when a woman with a mysterious blood illness was transferred to his hospital. That patient and her condition changed the path of Loughran’s research forever.
Loughran and his research are featured in the Spring 2014 issue of UVA’s family health magazine, Vim & Vigor. Check it out for stories about:
- Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy and BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic testing
- Controlling diabetes without drugs
- How much to hover when your kids are playing
- The jobs that are hardest on your heart