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.
UVA Neurosurgeon Leads Partnership for Safer High-Tech Surgery
Neurosurgeon Jason Sheehan, MD, is coordinating the development a first-of-its-kind patient registry in order to establish national benchmarks for stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS).
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.
Case Study: A Less-Invasive, Long-Lasting Alternative to Treat Uterine Fibroids
UVA's dedicated Uterine Fibroid Treatment Center offers a variety of treatment options for women with symptomatic uterine fibroids, including robotic laparoscopic hysterectomy.
Using High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound to Treat Breast Fibroadenomas
A new application of non-invasive focused ultrasound technology is being explored at UVA with the launch of a study for benign tumors of the breast.
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.
Ebola Discovery Will Help Direct Development of Drugs to Treat or Prevent Infection
Researchers at UVA have uncovered a key element of the deadly Ebola virus that will provide a road map for future drug development.