G. Wright Bates Jr., M.D., professor and director in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, has been chosen to receive the 2016 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Mentor Award.
Two young Alabama women formed a bond over a rare germ cell cancer affecting only 1,000 women across the United States.

UAB News introduced Baby JJ and the Burford family to the public in 2015. After two difficult surgeries in his first year of life, Jeremiah reaches a milestone in his road to recovery.
Infertility choices for women are expanded with UAB Fertility Care Network.
UAB receives two grants from the Gates Foundation to address pregnancy-related problems in developing countries.
In a joint statement of National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers, the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center urges parents, young adults and physicians to increase HPV vaccination rates.
UAB is among the first in the United States to offer Pelvalon’s Eclipse System, a nonsurgical therapy for women who suffer from accidental bowel leakage.
With a cancer treatment that could damage her reproductive system looming, Jessica Sparks decided to harvest and freeze her eggs to keep her dream of building a family alive.
Clomiphene is more effective than letrozole for achieving pregnancy, NIH-funded study finds.
The Hugh Kaul Personalized Medicine Institute recently awarded two collaborative pilot implementation projects to advance precision medicine at UAB.
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