Researchers will receive $17.8 million in federal funding to attack a key “knowledge gap” in human immunology — how B cells and antibody-secreting cells that reside in tissues and organs differ from those found in blood. It is an exploration...
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Deep brain stimulation uses electrical current to stop seizures. Alabama's first patient, only the 27th nationwide, received the implant in Feb. at UAB.
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UAB launches an emergency room-based medication assisted treatment program, which includes providing peer navigators and certifying more physicians to prescribe Suboxone in an effort to corral the opioid crisis.
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A new discipline sits at the intersection of neuroscience and engineering, where lessons learned from circuits, networks and chips are combined with the latest findings on brain circuitry.
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UAB aging expert — and once-upon-a-time lion trainer — Steven Austad, Ph.D., and UAB postdoctoral fellow in longevity research Jessica Hoffman, Ph.D., have won the George C. Williams prize from the International Society for Evolution, Medicine...
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A change in diet can reduce the intense pain caused by knee osteoarthritis, the most prominent form of arthritis, according to research findings published this week in the journal Pain Medicine. A study conducted at the University of Alabama at...
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While chronic myelogenous leukemia is in remission, ‘sleeper cell,’ quiescent leukemic stem cells persist in the bone marrow. Researchers find that niche-specific expression of chemokine CXCL12 by mesenchymal stromal cells controls quiescence of...
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Androgen receptor, a target for prostate cancer treatment, imports into mitochondria and plays a novel role
Androgens stimulate prostate cancer cells to grow. Researchers have discovered a new function of the AR in prostate cells — the AR is imported into and localizes to mitochondria of the cell, where it plays a novel role in regulating multiple...
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UAB psychologist can discuss emotional stress, trauma that comes with severe weather threats, warnings and damage.
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Health professionals call on CDC officials to correct misapplication of its guideline on opioid prescribing
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