A UAB study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows patients’ mobility while hospitalized helps maintain daily activity in older adults.
UAB’s Lung Health Center has joined the prestigious Airways Clinical Research Network established by the American Lung Association.
David Resuehr, Ph.D. and Ashita Tolwani, M.D., were two of 11 faculty members recognized across UAB as winners of the 2016 President’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching.
Two members of the School of Medicine faculty have been selected as fellows for the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® for 2016-2017.
Eleven outstanding faculty members were named recipients of the 2016 Dean’s Excellence Awards, an honor recognizing exceptional contributions made by School of Medicine faculty in service, teaching, research, diversity enhancement and mentorship.
UAB researchers will use a $1.8 million grant to look at single cells for altered expression of the interferon gamma receptor gene.
Results show that JAK/STAT pathway inhibitors may be a new class of therapeutic treatments for patients with Parkinson’s disease. Acting by reducing inflammation, they prevent neurodegeneration in animal models and may be an important new approach to slow progression of the disease.
Steve Stigler, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, is a recipient of the 2015 Dean’s Excellence Award in Teaching.
Monica Baskin, Ph.D., will lead efforts in the Department of Medicine to develop a culture of respect and inclusion, working with each division to capitalize on the diverse backgrounds of its faculty, staff and learners.
The renowned Association of American Physicians has selected four UAB physicians for induction.