Four projects were awarded through the first School of Medicine AMC21 Reload Multi-Investigator Grants, a broad funding opportunity provided through the Academic Enrichment Fund that enables faculty members to organize and integrate multi-disciplinary teams of accomplished investigators to compete successfully for long-term extramural support.
The protective effect is achieved by reducing acute inflammation in the spleen and the left ventricle of the heart.
UAB will receive funding from the AHA over the next four years to complete projects in population health, clinical and basic science, focused on high blood pressure.
Jennifer Pollock, Ph.D., recently received the Bodil M. Schmidt-Nielsen Distinguished Mentor and Scientist Award from the American Physiological Society.

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.

Research revealing new evidence about the role of the spleen following heart attack will be honored during the AHA scientific meeting Nov. 15-19.
Advanced intravascular ultrasound techniques combined with expertise available at UAB give cardiologist ability to locate and attack complex calcium buildup problems.
UAB Distinguished Professor’s editorial highlights research efforts exploring low-sodium intake guidelines and implications on cardiac disease and mortality.
A robotics and cardiac cath procedure was carried out over three days and meant patient did not have to undergo more rigorous bypass surgery.
UAB Hospital is the first in Alabama to offer the Nanostim leadless pacemaker for patients with bradycardia.
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