Since December, 21 living donor kidney transplants that have taken place at UAB are connected as donors “pay it forward” for a recipient to keep the chain going, and more transplants are scheduled for July.
Chief of trauma surgery at UAB honored for commitment to safety and quality.
PNP Therapeutics, UAB and Southern Research Institute work abolishes otherwise unmanageable human cancers in preclinical rodent studies.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the James K. Kirklin, M.D., Endowed Lectureship and other faculty appointments during its Nov. 8 meeting.
A team performed one of the first surgeries using virtual augmented reality technology and Google Glass — a combination that could be an important step in practical telemedicine.

Richard W. Waguespack, M.D., clinical professor of surgery in the Division of Otolaryngology, is the new president of the American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery and its foundation.

The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the reclassification of four sections in the Department of Surgery into divisions and the appointment of their directors at its Sept. 13, 2013 meeting.
Drug-eluting stents pose no greater risk of major heart attack following non-cardiac surgery than bare metal stents.
James Kirklin, M.D., elected to position on the American Heart Association’s Greater Southeast Affiliate Board of Directors.
The Division of Neurosurgery’s 15 residents to published 75 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals last year.
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