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No Medication, Only Brain Surgery Could Stop Ava's 20 Seizures a Day

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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

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Seizures Memory Loss

A recent UVA study found that seizures and memory formation follow the same brain circuits. 

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Epilepsy Gene Therapy

The work shows how the novel approach reduces seizures and prolongs survival in Dravet syndrome. 

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ultrasoundparkinson

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

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ASD

Researchers advise caution in drawing conclusions about girls from research conducted primarily with boys. 

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MRNA FIGHTS AD

UVA Engineering professor Yanjun Qi builds artificial intelligence tools that have the power to turn biomedical data into better medicine. 

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Seizure Trigger

UVA scientists have identified how failure in the brain's natural braking system contributes to epileptic seizures.

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Well Child Visits

At a time when parents may be wary of taking unvaccinated children to a medical facility, the study raises concerns about the possible consequences. 

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PFN

One of the College's most sought-after undergraduate STEM major is about to take a giant step forward. 

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Immune Cells

The finding could benefit battles against dementia, stroke, and other conditions. 

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UVA Comprehensive Program

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. 

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Ferris

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. 

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Ali Güler at the University of Virginia has received funding

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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