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The UVA Brain Institute builds and sustains interdisciplinary neuroscience research teams across Grounds to address major societal challenges. We provide a unified vision for bringing UVA neuroscience to preeminence and offer unique capabilities to respond to a rapidly changing neuroscience research landscape.

 

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Upcoming Events

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Mark your calendars for Datapalooza 2020!

More details to come. 

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Addressing our most pressing challenges and unlocking our most significant opportunities requires working across traditional boundaries.
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In The News

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Even mild concussions cause severe and long-lasting impairments in the brain’s ability to clean itself of toxins, and this may seed it for Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other neurodeg

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Researchers Chia-Yi "Alex" Kuan and Hong-Ru Chen

New research from the School of Medicine is shedding light on the development of the brain’s immune defenses – and how those defenses respond to strokes that strike one in 4,000 babies in

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Laurie Brenner, an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at the UVA School of Medicine. Mentored by Kevin Pelphrey, Jaideep Kapur and Karen Johnston, Brenner will study if “Autism-plus-epilepsy is an autism subtype with a focal neurobiological basis.”
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Changing the face of autism care and research at UVA

Dr. Kevin Pelphrey, a Harrison Wood Professor of Neurology, and Dr. Micah Mazurek, a clinical psychologist in the Curry School of Education and Human Development, collaborate to transform the diagnosis and treatment for children with autism. Photo courtesy of Jackson Smith

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Low-Intensity Focused Ultrasound

Dr. Shayan Moosa uses electroencephalography and laser pulses to determine the effects of MRI-guided low-intensity focused ultrasound on the brain. Photo courtesy of Dr. Elias, Dr. Legon, and Dr. Liu's Human Brain Function and Neuromodulation Labs.

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Collaborative Efforts in Parkinson's Disease

Dr. Elias and Dr.  Shah work together to develop highly selective drug therapies for patients with Parkinson's Disease. Photo courtesy of Tom Cogill.

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Opioid Crisis Symposium

Dr. Joshua Burraway gives a talk on "Keeping It in the Family: The Opioid Addiction Treatment Suboxone in the Moral Economy of Rural Appalachia."

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