Researchers from UAB have received a $1.75 million, four-year grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to better understand how a fungal reaction affects asthma and to search for ways to interfere in that process and reduce the...
26-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST
The mutation and its functional effects that cause the genetic disorder Singleton-Merten Syndrome (SMS) has been described for the first time, by an international research team. SMS is now recognized as an autoimmune disorder.
22-Jan-2015 12:05 PM EST
James J. Cimino, M.D., has been named the inaugural director of the Informatics Institute in the School of Medicine at UAB. He was previously was the chief of the Laboratory for Informatics Development at the National Institutes of Health's...
22-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST
Classic Psychedelic Use Found to Be Protective with Regard to Psychological Distress and Suicidality, Study Finds
Classic psychedelic drugs include LSD, psilocybin and mescaline. This new School of Public Health research is published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology.
21-Jan-2015 4:00 PM EST
Precious time is lost waiting for laboratory test results for people battling bacterial meningitis. With the help of medical device startup Kypha Inc., one UAB researcher’s work could change this.
21-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST
Epigenetic changes are implicated in a host of neural conditions, from Alzheimer's-related memory loss to depression. Now, a revolutionary set of molecular editing tools is allowing scientists to alter the epigenome like never before. UAB...
21-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST
For Obesity Research, Self-Reported Diet and Physical Activity Data Too Inaccurate, Expert Report Says
New strategies for acquiring objective data are in their infancy, and support for better tools is needed, say experts in the International Journal of Obesity.
13-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST
Robert Cerfolio, M.D., chief of Thoracic Surgery, to launch program at Sidney Lanier to introduce students to the broad field of medicine.
12-Jan-2015 6:00 PM EST
UAB’s David Kimberlin, M.D., who also is president of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, urges parents to speak with their child’s doctor about immunizations.
27-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST
Chemical properties play a powerful role in the development of flavors.
29-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT
In a @JAMA_current Editorial, @msaagmd Talks About Treatment Costs for #HepC/HIV Coinfected Patients #AIDS2014
21-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT
UAB epidemiologist Christine Skibola used genomics to identify a DNA variant that makes some susceptible to leukemia.
11-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT
28-Mar-2014 3:00 PM EDT
As the open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace draws to a close, one UAB health policy expert points to confusion and says to seek help or risk penalty.
21-Mar-2014 12:00 PM EDT
Flooding could be severe this spring. Emergency physician and disaster preparedness expert Dr. Sarah Nafziger says be ready.
19-Mar-2014 10:55 AM EDT
Dallas Buyers Club captures the despair and frustration of the AIDS crisis but misses the mark on profits. In a video interview, Dr. Mike Saag, past pres. of the HIV Medical Assn & director of the Center for AIDS Research, gives a non-Hollywood...
21-Feb-2014 5:00 PM EST