A new UAB study will investigate the role of autoantibodies and the benefit of therapeutic plasma exchange on a deadly lung disease.
Winners of the 2017 Argus Awards were announced at the ceremony held Friday, Sept. 8. The awards are given each year by medical students to honor their professors and course directors for excellence in medical education.
A UAB study suggests a new bone boosting drug is more effective than commonly used bone loss medications in preventing fractures in women with osteoporosis.
A program that supports historically disadvantaged health professionals chooses two researchers in the UAB Department of Medicine as finalists.
A fatty acid-derived bioactive molecule called lipoxin improved heart function after a heart attack, as the lipoxin prompted early activation of the resolving phase of the immune response.
UAB physicians will present several new treatment regimens available for those with hepatitis C, including some that have shown excellent cure rates.
Researchers have discovered the mechanism of this control, with implications for developmental biology, the immune response and cancer dysregulation.
UAB nurse Calvin Kennedy climbed some 17,000 feet before torn knee ligaments, avascular necrosis and an intestinal parasite forced the two-time kidney transplant recipient to halt his ascent just 5.5 hours from the summit.
Vineeta Kumar, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Medicine, has received the 2017 Brewer-Heslin Endowed Award for Professionalism in Medicine, given annually to a physician at UAB who demonstrates extraordinary commitment to providing highly skilled and deeply compassionate medical care.
UAB partners with state agencies and organizations to aggressively decrease the spread of HIV/AIDS to the point of elimination of the spread of AIDS by 2030.
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