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Filiano Kipnis immunity research
Research Roundup: Breakthroughs and FDA Approval, July 2016
News & Events 8/3/2016

A shocking finding on the immune system, FDA approval of an important minimally invasive treatment for essential tremor, a cancer molecule that might aid in fighting pneumonia, and a federal grant to fight the opioid epidemic: July was an important month for UVA Health System.

UVA research found Medicare spends more on prescriptions for patients with kidney disease
Research Roundup: March 2016
News & Events 4/1/2016

This month, our researchers unveiled discoveries about conditions that affect millions in the U.S.: stroke, kidney disease and diabetes (a major cause of kidney disease). What does this mean for you? Better tools for diagnosis and treatment.

UVA Couric Center, cancer research
Research Roundup: January 2016
News & Events 2/3/2016

Record-breaking winter storm Jonas may have dominated the news last month, but in case you missed them, these medical research stories made headlines of their own.

Baby Sam suffered from Intussusception is the most common abdominal emergency in babies.
2015 In Review: Megan’s Favorites
People of UVA 12/23/2015

I was struggling with what to say about 2015 that Morgan and Erica hadn’t already said. Then Hoos for Memory, a UVA student group that raises money and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease research, asked us on Twitter: “Is this the year of discovering vessels?” I realized they were right. In…

Kathleen McManus, MD
Research Roundup, Oct. 2015: Heart Disease Risk for Teens video post
News & Events, Videos 10/30/2015

This month, researchers announced a new diagnostic test that can help physicians predict teenagers’ future risk of developing heart disease. Researchers also looked at the effects of weight-loss surgery, the heart’s reliance on blood sugar, how the Affordable Care Act benefited low-income HIV patients in Virginia and the number of…

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