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UVA Research Digest

UVA Research Digest spotlights the leading research occurring throughout our community. Published on a bimonthly basis, this newsletter curates premium content and offers a glimpse of the University’s groundbreaking research that’s helping to advance good in the world.

Professor’s Promising Cancer Drug Attracts $25 Million In Funding

Early lab results show that the drug could reduce growth and even kill multiple types of cancer cells, including ovarian, pancreatic, lung and colorectal.

Researchers ID Potential Way to Halt Blinding Macular Degeneration

It would be the first treatment for the “dry” form of age-related macular degeneration and could significantly improve treatment for the “wet” form.

Digging into the Archives, UVA Library Brings Old Folksongs to Light

Some of the earliest recorded folk songs are now freely accessible online through the UVA Library.

When You Eat Might Be as Important as What You Eat

Obesity continues to be a public health problem. A new study suggests several reasons why.