UVA Brain Institute:
A Multi-Disciplinary Approach

The UVA Brain Institute connects talented faculty and students across the University to develop better methods for understanding the brain; to seek new ways to prevent, treat, and cure brain diseases and injury; and to equip the next generation of neuroscientists and clinicians. Learn more.

Spotlight: Autism

Dr. Kevin Pelphrey is pioneering imaging and genomics techniques that are making it easier for doctors to diagnose autism, and that have implications for how we study other neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s and epilepsy. Learn More

Life-Changing Discoveries

The latest breakthroughs in treating diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, ALS, and epilepsy live at the University of Virginia. Your support helps make our most promising ideas come to life, moving discoveries in our labs to the patient's bedside. Learn more.

Care Tailored to our Patients' Needs

Providing the right care, at the right time, at the right place is the goal of UVA Health. We are pioneering new models of care for patients suffering from complex neurological conditions. Learn More.

A 21st Century Neuroscience Education

UVA is one of the few academic institutions that trains young doctors in emerging fields of science like neuroimmunonolgy. Learn how you can help foster the next generation of neuroscientists and clinicians. Learn more.

 

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Stories of Care & Discovery

iTHRIV Backs Autism, HPV Efforts With $80,000 in Seed Grants

iTHRIV Backs Autism, HPV Efforts With $80,000 in Seed Grants

The iTHRIV seed grants aim to help people with autism in crisis and reduce HPV vaccine hesitancy. 

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Focused Ultrasound Treatment for Essential Tremor Highly Effective After 5 Years

Pioneered at UVA Health, focused ultrasound offers long-term relief for patients with essential tremor, a five-year review shows.

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$12 MILLION GRANT TO HELP UVA RESEARCHERS BETTER DIAGNOSE AUTISM

UVA researchers are studying why some people with autism are diagnosed later in life, and are developing a tool to identify autism earlier.

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BRAIN DISCOVERY COULD BOOST BODY’S ABILITY TO FIGHT ALZHEIMER’S, MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

A UVA discovery could eventually protect patients from brain diseases that rob them of memory and motion.

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Newsweek Honors UVA Medical Center Among World’s Best Specialized Hospitals

Newsweek Honors UVA Medical Center Among World’s Best Specialized Hospitals

Three specialties at UVA Medical Center are recognized by Newsweek on the news publication’s 2023 list of World’s Best Specialized Hospitals.

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