UAB is implanting one-way valves in patients with severe emphysema in an effort to reduce their overall lung volume, which improves lung function.
UAB research identifies enzyme that protects lungs and gills following damage from oil dispersant.
Kidney recipients infected only with HIV do as well as uninfected recipients, but HIV-infected recipients co-infected with hepatitis C virus have poorer outcomes.
Kenneth Saag, M.D., M.Sc., professor of Medicine and director of the Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education, is one of a limited number of physicians elected into the AAP, a professional organization for the advancement of scientific and practical medicine.
Guest speaker and former Surgeon General Regina Benjamin among many who will see new approaches and successful models of current health-disparities research.
UAB is testing a tablet-based decision aid in hopes of improving outcomes for minority women with lupus and kidney disease.
New research from UAB suggests not all strep throat is really strep throat, and attention must be paid to another bacterium that packs a nasty wallop.
Jennifer Pollock, Ph.D., recently received the Bodil M. Schmidt-Nielsen Distinguished Mentor and Scientist Award from the American Physiological Society.
In a New England Journal of Medicine editorial, UAB expert Michael Saag, M.D., says a better understanding of stigma and behavior are needed for HIV prevention.