It costs less to care for a geriatric patient hospitalized in a specialized Acute Care for Elders unit than it does for patients hospitalized in a more usual care setting.

Through an American Society of Nephrology grant, medical student Clark Powell will take a year away from studies to research a new acute kidney injury staging system developed at UAB.
The annual award is the highest for research in the Department of Medicine. 
New study in European Heart Journal contradicts a recent study in the same publication, suggests evidence is lacking that digoxin increases mortality as atrial fibrillation treatment.
In an engineering feat, the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center installs a cyclotron unique to academic medical settings.
New marker predicts how resistant each patient’s brain cancer will be to chemotherapy.
McDermott, executive administrator of the Department of Medicine, died suddenly Friday, March 29, 2013.
The Supportive Care and Survivorship Clinical Program is competing in an online vote on that ends at 5 p.m. on March 28.
A UAB study is the first suggest that any drug can dramatically reduce the risk of 30-day, all-cause hospital admission among older heart failure patients.
Cynthia J. Brown, M.D., MSPH, studies what factors keep older hospital patients in bed.