UAB enrolls nation’s first patient in Phase III drug trial for preeclampsia If successful, this would be a significant clinical breakthrough for pregnant women and reduce pre-term births and infant mortality.

UAB is expected to be a leader in the trial, which will enroll 120 women at centers around the country during the next 18 months.

UAB listed among nation’s 100 best hospitals for cancer care

Fewer traffic fatalities in states that ban texting while driving, study finds


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Students become part of Birmingham's story The city is an open book for students in one UAB writing course. It serves as both subject and setting for their work, which hones their skills for writing about place for different audiences. The UAB students also get a chance to shape Birmingham’s future by helping elementary students express themselves through writing. “Birmingham is a city that sparks a lot of opinions,” says Jaclyn Wells, Ph.D., assistant professor of English and course instructor. “I want to take advantage of that.”

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