Matthew Might, Ph.D., a renowned computer scientist and strategic leader appointed to the White House Precision Medicine Initiative by former President Barack Obama, has been named the inaugural director of the Hugh Kaul Personalized Medicine...
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Some people inherit a condition that elevates their cholesterol to an excessive degree, and no amount of diet or exercise can bring the numbers down. UAB researchers are developing and testing a new peptide that may lead to better treatment options.
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REACT is a unique public-private partnership created to align law enforcement and special needs communities to improve safety.
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UAB will partner with Proton International to bring proton therapy, one of the most technically advanced forms of cancer-killing radiation, to Alabama. Proton therapy delivers a more precise dose of radiation to a tumor and can avoid damage to...
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Specialized Cancer Centers Play a Role in Survival of Adolescents and Young Adults with Acute Leukemia
A UAB study shows specialized treatment sites contribute to better survival rates for those with acute leukemia.
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Researchers show that GARP2 accelerates retinal degeneration in mice, and they have also made an important step toward creating a standardized OTC nomenclature between mice and humans for a measurement of retinal degeneration.
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According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, 23 percent of women will die within one year after having a heart attack, and nearly 46 percent of women become disabled with heart failure.
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UAB names new leadership for Gorgas Center for Geographic Medicine.
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Nutrition and Wellness Expert From the University of Alabama at Birmingham Is Available to Offer Tips for Starting the New Year Healthy
21-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST
Divyank Saini is one of 17 UAB employees who interpret lab samples to determine whether living - and deceased -donor transplants are possible. But Saini wanted to do more, and he did, becoming a donor in the world’s longest kidney transplant chain.
21-Dec-2016 9:00 AM EST
Mississippi man transplanted at UAB is only the eighth HIV-positive to HIV-positive transplant recipient in the United States since implementation of the HOPE Act.
13-Dec-2016 5:00 PM EST
Opioid Expert From UAB Available to Discuss Why There Is a Spike in Opioid-Dependent Newborns Felt in Rural America
13-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST
Cooper will join Joseph Tector as co-director of UAB’s Xenotransplantation Program with their research geared toward using genetically modified pigs to facilitate kidney transplants in humans.
17-Nov-2016 5:05 PM EST
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