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.

Re-Writing Textbooks

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 System. 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.

Spotlight: Neuroimmunology

Jonathan Kipnis and the BIG Center are transforming our understanding of the brain’s relationship to the immune system. His team's groundbreaking discoveries may hold the key to treating Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, schizophrenia, and autism. Learn More.

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Stories of Care & Discovery

Mapping The Teenage Brain

Mapping the Teenage Brain

A UVA psychologist’s guide to why teens behave the way they do – and what can set them up for success.

UVA Today | Illimitable

UVA Offers Novel Caregiver Support in Battle Against Deadly Lewy Body Dementia

UVA Offers Novel Caregiver Support in Battle Against Deadly Lewy Body Dimentia

The UVA Health System program provides critical support to family members who are caring for loved ones suffering from many forms of dementia.

UVA Today

Breaking the Ultrasound Barrier to Fight Disease

Breaking the Ultrasound Barrier to Fight Disease

Ultrasound to open the blood-brain barrier in Alzheimer’s disease is the latest in the growing field of focused ultrasound. With focused ultrasound, doctors use the sound waves to actively treat a condition rather than passively produce images of i...

WebMD

Class of 2019: As a ‘CODA,’ Kim Built Bridges for UVA’s Deaf Community

Class of 2019: As a 'CODA,' Kim Built Bridges for UVA's Deaf Community

Graduating biomedical engineering student Christina Kim “has had a huge positive impact on our ASL program and on the University during her time here,” a faculty mentor said.

UVA Today

Living with Tuberous Sclerosis: A Doctor's Rare Disease Experience

Living With Rare Disease: A Doctor’s Tuberous Sclerosis Experience

Derek Bauer, MD, is a UVA neurologist who has tuberous sclerosis. He also sees TSC patients. Read about how he handles his diagnosis and symptoms.

Healthy Balance