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UVA Discovers Harmful Inflammation Trigger in Lupus, Macular Degeneration

1/21/2022

University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers have made a discovery linking lupus, a potentially debilitating autoimmune disorder, and macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness. The two diseases share…

Faculty Spotlight: New Diagnostic Tool to Aid in Identifying Leading Cause of Blindness

1/21/2022

In the summer of 2017, Xiaorong Liu came to the University of Virginia as an assistant professor of biology and psychology, though it was not her first time on Grounds.…

Common HIV Drugs May Help Prevent Leading Cause of Vision Loss

2/10/2021

Scientists have identified a group of drugs that may help stop a leading cause of vision loss after making an unexpected discovery that overturns a fundamental belief about DNA. The…

Dr. Ambati & CAVS in VIRGINIA Magazine

3/7/2018

UVA Researchers Gain New Insights on Macular Degeneration | VIRGINIA Magazine¬† More than 2 million Americans suffer from age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of impaired eyesight in older adults.…