Selections are based on quantitative analysis of peer-reviewed articles in medical journals.
Researchers participated in a multi-site study that disproved a once-promising theory that statins might have a beneficial effect on lung function.
Supported by more than $2 million in federal grants, Cynthia Brown's research to improve mobility in hospitalized elders has won national acclaim.
Peter Pappas, M.D., is examining why cryptococcus, a fungal infection that many people acquire during childhood, can reactivate later in life with deadly consequences if goes undiagnosed.
UAB Professor Peter Pappas, M.D., a specialist in infectious disease, is among an inaugural group of non-government researchers selected to conduct clinical research at the nation's largest hospital devoted entirely to clinical research.
CreakyJoints, an online arthritis support community, and UAB are working to gather information directly from patients through smartphones and tablets to find better ways to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis.
African-Americans have higher obesity rates than do whites, and while socioeconomic status is often believed to be the root cause, a new UAB study suggests other factors should be considered.
A UAB study describes the process that contributes to persistent scarring of organ tissue in older patients with fibrotic diseases and offers two targets to reduce or control fibrosis.
The research was conducted as part of a consortium of five institutions called EMPaCT, Enhancing Minority Participation in Clinical Trials.
Robert M. Centor, M.D., is the 2014-2015 Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians, the nation’s largest medical specialty organization.