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.
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.
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.
Addition of Unique Subspecialties Adds Depth to Pediatric Neurology Program
By adding new faculty members with unique subspecialties and advanced training, the Pediatric Neurology Program continues to expand its services.
Determining the Best Back-Up Treatment for Status Epilepticus
Neurologist Jaideep Kapur, MD, has organized the Established Status Epilepticus Treatment Trial (ESETT) to determine which of the three most common second-line treatments is most effective for status epilepticus.
UVA Spine Surgeons Listed Among Best in North America
Neurosurgeons Chris Shaffrey, MD, and Justin Smith, MD, PhD, have been named among the 18 best spine surgeons by Orthopedics This Week Magazine.
Treating Pseudotumor Cerebri at Its Source
For patients with pseudotumor cerebri resulting from intracranial venous stenosis, UVA is now utilizing endovascular venous stent placement with positive, longer-term results.
UVA Joins National Neuroscience Clinical Trials Group
UVA is now one of just 28 hospitals in the U.S. participating in NeuroNEXT (the Network for Excellence in Neuroscience Clinical Trials).
Awards, Recognitions and New Services
Find out about the Commission on Cancer accreditation, novel treatments being offered through UVA’s Functional Neurosurgery Program, a new Care Coordination Center and a UVA physician honored for his charitable efforts.