The UAB chapter of the Student National Medical Association focuses on underserved communities through pipeline programs, mentorship and health care.
Matt Might, Ph.D., a strategic leader in the White House Precision Medicine Initiative, has been named the inaugural director of the Hugh Kaul Personalized Medicine Institute at UAB.
Some people inherit a condition that elevates their cholesterol to an excessive degree, and no amount of diet or exercise can bring the numbers down. UAB researchers are developing and testing a new peptide that may lead to better treatment options.
UAB will bring proton therapy, one of the most technically advanced forms of cancer-killing radiation, to Alabama with the new Proton Therapy Center.
A UAB study shows specialized treatment sites contribute to better survival rates for those with acute leukemia.
The UAB Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is one of the Southeast’s foremost providers of comprehensive rehabilitation care.
The function and structure of protein GARP2 in rod cells of the retina is still not clear, but researchers have shown that GARP2 accelerates retinal degeneration in mice, and have made an important step toward creating a standardized nomenclature between mice and humans for a measurement of retinal degeneration.
William R. Carroll, M.D., has been named the chair of the Department of Otolaryngology. Carroll has served the department as its interim chair since the Department was established by the UA System Board of Trustees in October 2015.
James Ward could not walk from his office to his car without having trouble breathing until a life-changing heart pump gave him hope.