A heart attack can happen even if to those who are relatively young and fit, and genetics can play a role.
A longtime UAB physician, educator and administrator has been honored with a major award from the Society for General Internal Medicine.
UAB assays enabled the first genomewide association study of IgA1 O-glycosylation aberrancy in IgA nephropathy, a disease that frequently causes kidney failure.
The School of Medicine hosted two Junior Faculty Development Workshops earlier this year to give provide junior faculty an overview of the various career tracks in academic medicine and information about the promotion and tenure process.
Two new undergraduate programs — genetics and genomic sciences and immunology — are interdepartmental majors in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Medicine.
UAB is a clinical site for the A4 Study of Alzheimer’s disease, recently featured in Newsweek magazine.
Several UAB programs once again are listed among the best in U.S. News & World Report rankings, including one program that vaulted 43 spots from one year ago.
The new UAB Medicine Telehealth team of Bart Kelly and Eric Wallace aim to steadily grow telehealth providers across the UAB health care spectrum “one program at a time.”
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has named UAB a Center of Comprehensive MS Care, the highest designation in its three-tiered system.
UAB has named James Davies, M.D., the director of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.