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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

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The isolation caused by the coronavirus pandemic has been tough for most people, but it’s been particularly difficult for people with drug addictions.

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The UVA findings could allow doctors to augment the immune system's natural response. 

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New Imaging approach to target epilepsy seizures

An improved form of positron-emission tomography detects glucose in the brain in an effort to prevent seizures. 

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UVA Children’s is one of 20 leading autism care centers joining the national 

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New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine reveals why sleep can put people with epilepsy at increased risk of sudden death.

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New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine has shed light on the No.

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An advanced imaging approach developed at the University of Virginia School of Medicine could let surgeons determine the best target in the brain to stop epilepsy seizures, new research s

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New research has shed light on how autism-spectrum disorder manifests in the brains of girls, prompting the scientists to warn that conclusions drawn from studies conducted primarily in b

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We are all pretty familiar with how our bodies sense what is going on in the outside world – what we see, hear, touch, taste or smell.

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UVA research Sanchita Bhatnagar

UVA researcher Sanchita Bhatnagar discovered that tiny bits of RNA, called microRNAs, play an important role in Rett, a rare genetic disorder that can impair children’s ability to speak,

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In 2011, the University of Virginia’s Dr. Jeffrey Elias was among the first in the world to use focused ultrasound technology to treat patients with essential tremor, a condition akin to Parkinson’s disease that affects up to 10 million Americans.
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There are few moments in life as precious, as critical and as celebrated as a baby’s first breath.