Gail Cassell, Ph.D., former chair of the Department of Microbiology, told researchers at the 5th biennial Southeastern Mycobacteria Meeting at UAB that less than 10 percent of drug-resistant tuberculosis cases are being treated and untreated patients continue to spread the disease.
Adrie Steyn, Ph.D., examines tuberculosis through his joint appointments at the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV in Durban, South Africa and the UAB Department of Microbiology.
The Department of Microbiology and the Center for AIDS Research hosted 100 researchers at the 5th biennial Southeastern Mycobacteria meeting in January.
Research at UAB showed that Internet tools designed to encourage young black women to increase physical activity need to include content that reflects specific cultural needs.
The Montgomery regional campus will accept six third-year medical students starting in May, with 20 more arriving next year.
Researchers show that high-intensity strength training improves mobility, mood and overall quality of life for Parkinson’s patients.
A UAB/VA study shows that home hospice techniques on terminally ill, hospitalized patients have a positive impact on end-of-life care.
Stephanie Meadows, chief financial officer for the School of Medicine, will receive the Susan D. Marchase Outstanding Woman Administrator Award, given each year to leaders who have mentored and served other women.