Category: Innovations & Excellence 2021-22 (Page 2)
UVA Pulmonology Takes National Lead in Understanding Pandemic’s Toll
UVA pulmonologists established one of the nation's first post-COVID clinics and brings valuable insights into COVID’s longterm toll by tying clinical data to blood biomarkers.
How UVA Urology Built a Destination Center for Prostate Cancer Care
With nationally known urologic oncologists and surgeons, UVA prostate cancer patients get top-level care from a ‘SEAL team’ of specialists.
How UVA Health Uses Robotics to Improve Knee Replacement Success
UVA surgeons are reducing revision surgeries by applying robust expertise with the latest robotics.
UVA Urologist Addressing Key Unknowns About Shockwave Therapy for ED
UVA urologist Ryan Smith, MD, developed a clinical trial to determine optimal treatment protocol and patients most likely to benefit from low-intensity shockwave therapy for erectile dysfunction.
One Vaccine to Rule Them All: The Promise & Potential of a Universal Coronavirus Vaccine
A new vaccine in development by researchers at UVA Health and Virginia Tech could offer broad protection against coronavirus mutations.
Private Foundation Invests $9 Million in the Pioneering Research of a UVA Health Scientist
UVA Health scientist among researchers with greatest potential to change how we fight our biggest health threats.
Super Cells: UVA On the Forefront of CAR T-Cell Therapy Treatment and Discoveries
UVA researchers are evaluating a novel CAR T-cell in order to expand this therapy to treat patients with untreatable lymphomas.
Expanding on the Promise of Less-Invasive Cancer Care with Focused Ultrasound
UVA Health continues to improve the lives of cancer patients with two new focused ultrasound clinical trials for bolstering treatment and pain palliation.
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.