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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.

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."

Honor the Future Campaign

Honor the Future Launch Weekend

Dr. Micah Mazurek, Dr. Beth Ellen Davis, Dr. Kevin Pelphrey, and Dr. Jaideep Kapur discuss “The Future of Brain Science: Breakthroughs in Autism Detection, Treatment and Care” with Ron Suskind. Photo courtesy of Jack Looney.

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.

Empowering Patients and Caregivers of those with Dementia

Dr. Carol Manning, director of UVA's Memory and Aging Care Clinic (MACC), converses with Mary Ann Leeper. Photo courtesy of Jackson Smith.

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

Mandell and Papin picture

Simultaneous visualization of five antigens in mouse cerebellum.

Courtesy of the Mandell and Papin labs. Publication accessible here.

myeloid cells harris lab photo

Myeloid cells (green) surround Toxoplasma gondii parasites (red) in the brain

Nuclei are stained with DAPI (blue). Photo courtesy of the Harris lab, image credit: Samantha Batista.

larvae picture

Zebrafish larvae 72 hours post fertilization labeled with acetylated tubulin

Motor and sensory axons can be seen innervating the trunk in this lateral view. Photo courtesy of the Kucenas lab.

Picture of Microtubal Skeleton

Microtubule Skeleton

The microtubule skeleton of newborn corticol neurons. Courtesy of the Dwyer Lab, photo taken by Katrina McNeely.


In the News

Jacob Resch, an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and co-director of the Exercise and Sport Injury Laboratory in the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education and Human Development, discusses what parents need to know about injuries associated with playing sports.

The results definitively showed that three commonly used drugs were about equally effective at stopping potentially deadly seizures when the default choice proved unable to do so.

The neurobiologist says the key to beating Alzheimer’s might be preventing it before symptoms start.

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