Employee of the Month

Kelly Andringa, PhD, has been selected as the Department of AndringaMedicine Employee of the Month for November 2014!     Kelly is a Program Manager II in the Division of Nephrology. She was notified by Jason Daniel, DOM Executive Administrator and Lyn Harrison, Division of Nephrology Division Administrator. Read more...

Possible treatment for incurable lung disease discovered

Investigators in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine have made a monumental discovery regarding idiopathic pulmonary Thannickalfibrosis, an often fatal lung disease with no cure and no effective treatments. In findings published March 1, 2013, in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, the research team has discovered a new pathway that contributes to fibrosis, or scarring in the lungs. More importantly, they may have also found a potential treatment to block that pathway.

To read more, go to: http://www.uab.edu/news/latest/item/3282-uab-researchers-discover-possible-treatment-for-incurable-lung-disease