The UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine has awarded its first pilot grants to teams of researchers from the two institutions to pursue projects in cancer and cardiac disease.
UAB is leading a team of researchers in a trial to combat blood pressure risk factors.
Doctors at UAB are developing new ways to increase the number of living donors via the Incompatible Kidney Transplant Program.
In September, a small group of eminent leaders from business, academia, medicine, science and public policy gathered for the inaugural meeting of the UAB School of Medicine Board of Visitors. The Board will meet twice a year to advise Senior Vice President for Medicine and Dean Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., FACS, in support of the school’s vision to become the preferred academic medical center of the 21st century.
Becker’s Hospital Review lists UAB Hospital as third-largest in the nation.
Phillip D. Smith, M.D., has been awarded a two-year, $200,000 grant from the DeGregorio Family Foundation to study the bacteria in children’s stomachs that potentially protects them from stomach cancer.
A new surgical robot helps UAB physicians add a new technique for preparing for epilepsy surgery.
First year medical students learned about health disparities and cultural competency at Diversity Boot Camp last week.
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.
The Outstanding Scientific Achievement for Clinical Investigation Award was established by the American Geriatrics Society to recognize outstanding achievement in clinical research addressing health care problems of older adults by an investigator who is actively involved in direct patient care.