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Resolvin D1 Reduces Post-Heart-Attack Heart Failure


Mice that are given the lipid Resolvin D1 after experimental heart attacks have substantially reduced amounts of inflammation and heart failure.
27-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

New Mechanism Triggers Endothelial Permeability in vivo


UAB discovery gives better understanding of and potential therapies for septic shock and reperfusion injuries.
22-Apr-2015 4:00 PM EDT

Write a Resume with Purpose: A How-To for New Grads

Focused, clear, concise and mistake-free: That is what career specialist Wes Lybrand recommends for new grads to craft a job-winning resume.
21-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT

UAB Selected as Site of American Heart Association’s New Strategically Focused Research Network on Hypertension

UAB will receive funding from the AHA over the next four years to complete projects in population health, clinical and basic science, focused on high blood pressure.
17-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Study Points to Possible New Treatment for HER2+ Breast Cancer


Elevated PARP1 polymerase in HER2+ breast cancer may confer susceptibility to PARP inhibitor drugs. This proof of concept study using breast cancer tissue from 307 cancer patients lays the groundwork for future clinical trials.
15-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

UAB School of Nursing Research Shows “Culture Shift” Needed for Palliative Care

Early palliative care offers statistically beneficial effects on patient survival and family caregiver burden, according to articles published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
3-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Alabama Couple, UAB Physicians Prepare for This Week's Birth of Baby with Serious, Rare Heart Defect

The future for babies born with hypoplastic left-heart syndrome depends to a great extent upon additional cardiac issues that may not be fully known until after birth.
3-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Study Suggests Oil Dispersant Used in Gulf Oil Spill Causes Lung and Gill Injuries to Humans and Aquatic Animals, Also Identifies Protective Enzyme

New research from UAB suggests that Corexit EC9500A, an oil-dispersal agentl, contributes to damage to epithelium cells within the lungs of humans and gills of marine creatures. The study also identifies an enzyme that is expressed in epithelial...
2-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

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HIV Pioneer: Use Lessons From the Epidemic to Improve Health-Care System


Michael Saag, M.D., spreads message from first book to TEDxBirmingham attendees; says three lessons can help enact change.
16-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Your Social Media Footprint: Friend or Foe?

First impressions matter, so keep your social media accounts and your reputation clean and classy when searching for a job.
27-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

How to Get the Internship You Want

Internships are today’s entry-level jobs, and at least 65 percent of students who intern receive job offers. Here are pointers on how to secure one.
11-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

UAB Experts Available, Presenting at 2015 International Stroke Conference

From secondary stroke prevention to alcohol consumption’s effect on stroke, UAB experts will cover various areas of the disease and will be available to provide expert comment.
10-Feb-2015 1:10 PM EST

Measles Outbreak Was Inevitable but Can Be Halted, UAB Doctor Says

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

The Science of Beer and Coffee According to a UAB Chemist


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

Genomics Investigator Works Toward Cancer Prevention with Award-Winning Research


UAB epidemiologist Christine Skibola used genomics to identify a DNA variant that makes some susceptible to leukemia.
11-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

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