Category: Gastroenterology Innovations
Battle Against Cancer Gets Boost from Organ-Development Discovery
Using cutting-edge genomics technology, UVA Cancer Center researchers uncover patterns of chromatin accessibility in early gut development and reveal critical drivers of gut-related cancers.
Can a Nanoparticle Drug Cure Primary Biliary Cholangitis?
A clinical trial evaluating a novel nanoparticle drug may offer patients with primary biliary cholangitis the opportunity for a cure.
Gastric Varices: UVA Health’s Versatile Options for Personalized Care
At UVA Health, GI/hepatology specialists and interventional radiologists collaborate to widen the range of treatment options for gastric varices.
Understanding Racial Disparities in Colon Cancer May Lead to More Targeted Prevention and Treatment
Racial disparities in colon cancer rates occur due to how the colon's different sides age. Current research analyzes why.
UVA Colorectal Surgeon Offering Sacral Nerve Stimulation to Relieve Fecal Incontinence
Sacral nerve stimulation utilizes a small, pacemaker-like device to deliver electrical impulses that stimulate the sacral nerve.