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Research Boosts Case for New Gene Therapy to Treat Severe Form of Epilepsy

The work shows how the novel approach reduces seizures and prolongs survival in Dravet syndrome.,

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Scientists Use Powerful Computer Models to Battle Deadly Infection

The cutting-edge research identifies weaknesses in dangerous C. difficile bacteria.,

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Dr. Judith White, professor emeritus in the School of Medicine

Treatments in Weeks, Not Months: Scientists Develop Ambitious Pandemic Response Plan

The international team, which includes a UVA researcher, is emphasizing cocktails of two or more drugs that people could take at home at the first sign of infection.,

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Study: Preventing Nurse Burnout Makes Good Economic Sense

In the COVID pandemic, nurse burnout and turnover have skyrocketed. A UVA nurse’s new research makes a powerful argument for supporting incentives like wage increases, bonuses and professional mobility.,

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Brain Power: Two UVA Researchers Take a Closer Look at Cognition in Parkinson’s

Neuroscience researcher Siva Venkadesh’s goal is to create better outcomes for people like his father, who suffers from Parkinson’s disease. ,

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