African-Americans have higher obesity rates than do whites, and while socioeconomic status is often believed to be the root cause, a new UAB study suggests other factors should be considered.
A UAB study describes the process that contributes to persistent scarring of organ tissue in older patients with fibrotic diseases and offers two targets to reduce or control fibrosis.
Biomarkers and new treatments for glaucoma are topics for the April 15 lecture.
UAB’s Epilepsy Center is housed in the Department of Neurology under the direction of Jerzy Szaflarski, M.D., Ph.D.
The research was conducted as part of a consortium of five institutions called EMPaCT, Enhancing Minority Participation in Clinical Trials.
UAB researchers say new findings show that a herpes simplex virus therapy may be beneficial in treating malignant gliomas.
Robert M. Centor, M.D., is the 2014-2015 Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians, the nation’s largest medical specialty organization.
David M. Pollock, Ph.D., professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology, was recently elected the 87th president of the American Physiological Society.
Michael Saag, M.D., helped transform the deadliest virus in human history into a manageable chronic disease, and he is now receiving a top honor.
UAB’s fourth-year medical students found out where they will do their residency training, and in what medical field, at the 2014 Match Day activities.