Five faculty members in the UAB School of Medicine have been named the inaugural James A. Pittman Jr., M.D., Scholars, a new program organized to recognize the contributions of junior faculty.
UAB has been selected to join the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center Network.
A UAB researcher is looking for clues in the cell walls of fungi to alleviate severe fungal reactions in patients with asthma.
Associate Professor Stefan Kertesz, M.D., who directs a special primary care clinic for homeless veterans at the Birmingham VA Medical Center, spoke about ways ordinary people can make a difference in the world during a Dec. 8 TEDxBirmingham Salon exploring ideas about poverty in the community.

Coghlan joined the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Disease in 1973 and established a reputation as a beloved clinician and educator in his more than 36 years at the UAB School of Medicine.

Jessica Merlin is recognized as an inspirational leader for her work managing chronic pain in patients with HIV.
The multi-project research targets key molecular steps of immune cell-fate decisions after virus infection.
Research revealing new evidence about the role of the spleen following heart attack will be honored during the AHA scientific meeting Nov. 15-19.
In “Command & Control,” the second novel by Stephen Russell, fictional retired orthopedic surgeon Mackie McKay finds himself in the middle of an infectious disease outbreak — with Ebola as a backdrop.
Robert M. Centor, M.D., has been elected to mastership by the American College of Physicians, one of the highest honors available to internists.