UAB offers U.S. Preventive Services Task Force-recommended CT scans for lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States.
Gel form of a medication for Parkinson’s disease speeds response time over traditional pills.
Newfound details of rare disease may advance understanding of brain tumors.
Preparation for an innovative, complex UAB program has been years in the making, and up to 30 “hard-to-match” patients are expected to receive organs this year.
The 2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults contains nine recommendations for health care providers.
A genetic variant that shapes each person’s immune response contributes to the chances of developing autoimmune disease.
William M. Geisler, M.D., MPH, was recently named clinical associate director for the UAB Medical Scientist Training Program.
Gustavo Heudebert, M.D., has been appointed the Designated Institutional Official for UAB, giving him authority over the 80 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-accredited residency programs at UAB.
Sergio Stagno, M.D., chair of the Department of Pediatrics, received the President’s Medal during UAB’s fall commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.
Health professionals across campus, including 14 from the School of Medicine and UAB Hospital, completed an extensive week-long course in medical simulation training — a first step toward building a world-class program at UAB.