News

Warner Reviews New UVA Medical Procedure

Warner Reviews New UVA Medical Procedure

Photo: WINA

U.S. Senator Mark Warner visited the UVA Medical Center on Wednesday to see a new, non-invasive medical procedure. Focused ultrasound directs beams of energy to tumors and other abnormalities to eliminate them without harming the surrounding tissue. Senator Warner says this is possible because of a private and public collaboration.  Focused ultrasound is currently approved to treat medical problems in a uterus, and to relieve pain from bone cancer. UVA doctors hope to use it to target other cancers, brain tumors and Parkinson’s disease. (Pictured l-r: Jason Sheehan, MD, PhD; Richard Price, PhD, Research Director of the UVA Focused Ultrasound Center; Senator Mark Warner, James Larner, MD;  Alan Matsumoto, MD; W. Jeffrey Elias, MD) (Photo by Rachel Browning of Focused Ultrasound Foundation)

 

Latest Stories

in Local Sports, Sports, UVA Sports

Virginia Wins Over La Salle, 64-56

basketball

Virginia remains undefeated with a 64-56 win over La Salle in the first round of the Barclays Center Classic.

in Sports

Ray Rice wins appeal against NFL suspension

rayrice

The former Ravens running back has won an appeal and is now eligible to sign with any NFL team.

in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

floridastate

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.