The National Osteoporosis Foundation has named leading rheumatologist Ken Saag from UAB as president of the group’s Board of Trustees.
UAB Medicine is the first in Alabama to advance cardiology services by offering a first-of-its-kind heart stent that gradually dissolves in the body.
UAB now offers the largest cancer precision medicine clinical trial, NCI-MATCH, with customized treatments for patients based on genetics.
UAB has implemented a new application suite to improve clinical trial management, and enhance communication among trial sites and with study participants.
A quality-control checkpoint in pre-B cells restricts the range of antibodies produced by mature B cells, and manipulation of the checkpoint could make vaccines more potent.
Ben Vaughan Branscomb, M.D., a pioneering pulmonologist and professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham for 51 years, passed away July 4. Branscomb, 92, was often referred to as the father of pulmonary medicine.
High mosquito and human population densities, combined with mosquito breeding conditions, are the central cause for Zika virus.
Mona Fouad, M.D., MPH, receives the award in recognition of her work in improving the health of racial/ethnic minorities and underserved communities through the creation of UAB HealthSmart.
Longtime faculty honored during the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees meeting June 17 include Rosalia Scripa, Louis Dale, Joseph Bloomer and G. M. Anantharamaiah.
The UA System Board of Trustees approved the creation of a new professorship and the appointment to fill it during its meeting June 17. Ashita Tolwani, M.D., was appointed the inaugural holder of the newly created DCI Edwin A. Rutsky, M.D., Distinguished Endowed Professorship in Nephrology.