Scientists seeking to regrow damaged kidneys have discovered that blocked kidneys in newborns have a remarkable ability to repair themselves after the obstruction is removed. The finding offers insights into how that happens and could eventually help doctors regenerate kidneys in adults.
University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan and University of Virginia's College at Wise Chancellor Donna Price Henry together write of the university's efforts to advance education, health, and economic prosperity in rural Virginia.
The risk of developing autism-spectrum disorders is determined by the mother’s microbiome – the collection of microorganisms that naturally live inside us – during pregnancy, new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests.
AAU announced today that it has selected twelve member campuses active in the AAU STEM Education Network to receive small grants to further existing efforts to improve undergraduate education in STEM disciplines.