The Benefits of Big Data in a Global Study of Huntington’s Disease
UVA Health neurologists are helping to improve the understanding and clinical care of Huntington's disease by contributing to a global observational study.
Can We Prevent Neuron Death? Getting to the Root of Alzheimer’s Disease
Research into neuron death in Alzheimer's disease at UVA Health has laid the groundwork for clinical studies aimed at improving patient prognosis.
UVA Health Researcher Brings Clarity to Status Epilepticus Interventions
UVA Health research sheds light on the best second-line treatment for status epilepticus, a neurological emergency that can cause brain damage or even death.
UVA Health Genetic Research Lays Groundwork for Future Stroke Care
An international UVA Health research partnership with the ISGC has uncovered previously unknown genetic mechanisms related to stroke risk. These studies underline UVA Health's commitment to prevent stroke and improve treatment.
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.
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.
Get to Know: Neurologist Ifrah Zawar, MD
Certified as a Level 4 epilepsy center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers, UVA’s comprehensive epilepsy program welcomes Dr. Ifrah Zawar, who specializes in epilepsy surgery.
Two New Trials Now Enrolling Aim to Expand Use of Focused Ultrasound Technology to Treat Cancer and Its Side Effects
Find out if your patients may be candidates for two studies now enrolling for solid tumors and pain resulting from head and neck cancer.
Get to Know: Neurologist Derek Bauer, MD
As a patient living with tuberous sclerosis complex, Bauer is uniquely qualified to treat and support patients who share his condition.
Adapting and Adopting the Right Tools to Maintain Quality, Comprehensive Stroke Care During a Pandemic
At the UVA Stroke Center, recognized for its rapid stroke response and specialized intervention techniques, care teams implemented new safety protocols to treat all patients, including those who had a stroke as a result of COVID-19 complications.