No Medication, Only Brain Surgery Could Stop Ava's 20 Seizures a Day
Just over a month after its launch at the University of Virginia last year, the Program in Fundamental Neuroscience held what its director called a “mini symposium” for first-year student
A recent UVA study found that seizures and memory formation follow the same brain circuits.
The work shows how the novel approach reduces seizures and prolongs survival in Dravet syndrome.
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved an incisionless form of brain surgery to treat advance Parkinson's disease after successful testing at the University of Virginia School o
Researchers advise caution in drawing conclusions about girls from research conducted primarily with boys.
UVA Engineering professor Yanjun Qi builds artificial intelligence tools that have the power to turn biomedical data into better medicine.
UVA scientists have identified how failure in the brain's natural braking system contributes to epileptic seizures.
At a time when parents may be wary of taking unvaccinated children to a medical facility, the study raises concerns about the possible consequences.
One of the College's most sought-after undergraduate STEM major is about to take a giant step forward.
The finding could benefit battles against dementia, stroke, and other conditions.
Professors Micah Mazurek and Beth Ellen Davis will lead the new program designed to improve the health and well-being of affected children, especially in rural and underserved areas.
The new findings offer important insights into how and why the plaques form and may explain why genes associated with cholesterol have been linked to increased risk for Alzheimer’s.
Ali Güler at the University of Virginia has received funding
The University of Virginia’s Great and Good 2030 Plan identifies five priority areas for research: democracy, environmental resilience and sustainability, precision medicine, the brain an