Category: Innovations & Excellence 2021-22 (Page 3)
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.
UVA Research Opening Door to New, Targeted Treatments for Deadliest Brain Tumor
UVA research into treating deadly glioblastomas has found an oncogene to target and a way to use focused ultrasound never before possible.
Shedding Light on Androgen Signaling in Prostate Cancer Cells
In the journal Nature Communications, UVA Cancer Center researchers reveal a new mechanism for how androgen regulates communication within prostate cancer cells.