Many patients diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as adults do not fit the standard profile for a diabetes diagnosis; they are younger, are relatively fit and have little if any belly fat.
UAB Hospital is the only Disease-Specific Certified program in Alabama and has had no observations or findings by The Joint Commission since joining the certification process.
Virginia Wadley, Ph.D., says until this new JAMA study, whether or not stroke survivors are at-risk over the long term was an unknown.
UAB’s Karan Singh has been selected as an American Statistical Association Fellow and recognized as a foremost member in the field of statistical science.
Chad Steele, Ph.D., professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, has been named assistant dean for Research Administration, a new position in the School of Medicine created to facilitate successful onboarding for faculty.
Professor Ravi Bhatia, M.D., is the next holder of the Martha Ann and David L. May Endowed Chair in Cancer Research, and Professor Edward W. Hook III, M.D., was chosen to be the inaugural holder of the Cobbs Endowed Professorship in Infectious Diseases.
UAB offers two national clinical trials with customized treatment for lung cancer patients.
Macrophage cells require agility to scavenge and digest dead cells and prevent an immune response to self. In lupus, the macrophages lose that agility.
A series of fascinating studies at Harvard University showed that many people respond positively to placebo pills — even when they are told that the pills don't have any active ingredients. Now researchers at UAB have partnered with a Harvard scientist to test these "open-label" placebos for the first time in cancer survivors.