Research carried out by Beatriz Hanaoka, MD (Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology) and Prabhakara Nagareddy, Ph.D. (Department of Nutrition Sciences) identifies novel possible therapies for patients with rheumatoid arthritis and potential for cardiovascular disease. Read more

S. Louis Bridges, Jr, MD, PhD, Anna Lois Waters Endowed Chair of the UAB Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, named vice president of the Rheumatology Research Foundation. Read more

The  2017 CAMBAC Research Day
Friday, December 1, 2017

Led by Kenneth Saag, MD, Phase two of clinical gout trial begins at UAB. For details click here

UAB-led study shows drug effectiveness in reducing glucocorticoid-induced bone loss. Click here for more

UAB expert highlights need to do more trials in the epidemic center of disease. Read more here

Frances Lund, PhD, UAB immunology leader, spoke at Vatican City international conference. Click here for details

Archived News Stories


  • CAMBAC Associate Director, Majd Zayzafoon, MD, PhD, the newly named Director of International Medical Education in the School of Medicine; and Director of International Education in the Office of the Senior Vice Provost -Click here for more

  • UAB’s Undiagnosed Diseases Program gives answers where there were none – CAMBAC member, Bruce Korf, MD, PhD, Director or the UDP - More

  • CAMBAC member, Bradley Yoder, PhD, appointed interim chair Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology - More

  • Rheumatology Diseases Core Center (P30AR48311) & CAMBAC present a Wonderful World of Technology event featuring Abu-Bakr Al-Mehdi, MD, PhD. For details click here

  • Kenneth G. Saag, MD, MPH, has been elected president of the Board of Trustees of the National Osteoporosis Foundation, the nation’s leading health organization dedicated to preventing osteoporosis. As president, Saag will serve as the primary spokesperson for the foundation on medical and scientific matters. Read more