Changes to a key protein amplified its natural ability to counter kidney disease, according to a study published today by School of Medicine researchers in the journal Nature Medicine.
Damage to heart muscle caused by a heart attack turns on immune cells in the spleen that accelerate heart failure.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the James K. Kirklin, M.D., Endowed Lectureship and other faculty appointments during its Nov. 8 meeting.
Gustavo Heudebert, M.D., has been elected to mastership by the American College of Physicians, one of the highest honors available to primary care physicians.
A UAB-led survey compared experiences of patient care at two homeless-tailored clinics, and at three facilities providing standard primary care in mainstream clinics.
Grant will allow researchers to study novel therapies for pulmonary fibrosis, a deadly lung disease with no approved treatments.
Diana Florence, administrative support specialist in Rheumatology and Osteoporosis, will be honored later this fall for winning the highest non-academic employee award.
Patients in estrogen trial had fewer poor results, and in post-intervention there was a significant decrease in breast cancer.
Singh will develop a medical decision making guide for African-American and Hispanic lupus patients with kidney disease.