Category: Neuroscience Excellence
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.
The Results Are In: Focused Ultrasound’s Impact on Essential Tremor
A pivotal study shows the efficacy and safety of the treatment over time.
The Brain & Immune System: Building on a Groundbreaking Discovery
Our discovery shocked the medical community. Now we're finding answers to the most devastating neurological disorders.
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.