Category: Neuroscience Excellence
Researcher Highlight Q&A: Mariano A. Garcia-Blanco, MD, PhD, RNA Biology & Immunity
Learn how a discovery in his lab is leading to novel therapeutics for autoimmune diseases and cancer.
Improving Sub-Clinical Seizure Detection for Critically Ill Patients
Optimal cEEG monitoring time may go well beyond the standard 24 hours, UVA Health research reveals.
Researcher Highlight Q&A: John Lukens, PhD, Immune Cells in the Brain & Complex Neurological Conditions
Treatment research from the Lukens Lab targets Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis, and traumatic brain injury.
Researcher Highlight Q&A: Kevin Pelphrey, MD, Investigates Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Pelphrey's research focuses on a precision medicine approach to diagnosing and treating neurodevelopmental disorders.
Sonodynamic Therapy: Novel, Noninvasive Therapy for Glioblastoma
A groundbreaking clinical trial at UVA Health may shift the approach to treating glioblastoma.
A Neurosurgery Resident Tested on the Frontlines
Find out how this UVA Health neurosurgery resident took his skills to an active warzone and saved lives.
A New Take on Concussion Research
Neuroinflammation research opens the door to new ways to diagnose and treat traumatic brain injury.
Researcher Highlight Q&A: Ukpong Eyo, PhD, Microglia, the Brain’s Immune Cells
Ukpong Eyo, PhD, hopes to identify how microglia regulate brain development and how they behave during abnormal development, injury, or disease.
Improving Treatments for Cerebral Cavernous Malformations
The clinical presentation of CCMs varies widely, causing severe symptoms in some but none in others. The reason isn't well understood, but UVA Health research could help answer this question.
Unlocking the Secret Roles of Microglia in Alzheimer’s & Epilepsy
UVA Health researchers are among the first to study how brain immune cells heal neurons damaged by seizures and regulate blood flow in the brain.