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UVA biologists have observed a cellular behavior never noticed in 150 years of research.

More than 5 billion of the world’s 7.3 billion people lack access to safe surgical care. UVA neurosurgeon Dr. Hasan Syed hopes his new Global Brainsurgery Initiative can help, and he’s already...

Why are four times more boys than girls diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders? Dr. Kevin Pelphrey and his team are determined to find out.

By collaborating with experts, advocates and families in the Charlottesville community, autism researchers at UVA are growing the local support network while advancing cutting-edge research.

UVA psychologist Joseph Allen's guide to why teens behave the way they do – and what can set them up for success. Ranging from teen social networks to teen stress, here are four key lessons from his...

UVA received a grant to fund two full-time dementia care managers in the Memory and Aging Care Clinic. The dementia care managers work with their patients and families to provide much-needed...

More than 80% of people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are cared for at home by family members, usually spouses or partners. These caregivers routinely experience high levels of...

Putting Neuroscience in the Service of the Community

The UVA Brain Institute welcomed scholars from across the country to speak in the Inaugural 2019 Brain Symposium. The event was free and open to all, inviting the community and scholars to partake...

A new University of Virginia study proves that a damaged peripheral nervous system is capable of repairing itself – when healthy cells are recruited there from the central...

In recent years, the University of Virginia has established four multidisciplinary institutes designed to tackle some of society’s most pressing challenges from multiple...

Dove-Anna Johnson spent last summer trying to determine what creates eating disorders.

Johnson, a University of Virginia student whose research is funded through...

As the baby boom generation in the United States ages, more people are experiencing cognitive decline, including Alzheimer’s disease. Meanwhile, autism is more common among...

Founded in 2013, the University of Virginia’s Data Science Institute has always had collaboration at the heart of its mission. The institute was built around creating...

A University of Virginia School of Medicine discovery about the role of the brain’s cleaning system in aging and Alzheimer’s disease has been recognized by the National Institutes of Health as...

The Alzheimer's Association has awarded a team of University of Virginia researchers nearly $150,000 to study the impact brain injuries may have on causing the disease.

Monday's check of...

Meticulous new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine has changed a well-accepted scientific belief about neurons, the vital nerve cells that allow us to experience the...

A high-tech form of brain surgery that replaces scalpels with sound waves improved quality of life for people with Parkinson’s disease that has resisted other forms of treatment, a new study has...

It was only a little over three months ago when we were discussing the launch of the new rapid seed-funding initiative, 3 Cavaliers. Developed by the Office of the Vice President for...

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