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.
Michael Saag, M.D., professor of Medicine and director of the UAB Center for AIDS Research, has been named associate dean of Global Health in the School of Medicine.
AIDS cases in the Deep South have substantially increased in recent years. An upcoming Summit will address the issue April 17.
Kidney recipients infected only with HIV do as well as uninfected recipients, but HIV-infected recipients co-infected with hepatitis C virus have poorer outcomes.
Jessica Merlin is recognized as an inspirational leader for her work managing chronic pain in patients with HIV.
Jessica Merlin, M.D., MBA, is an assistant professor at UAB, and blogs about the diverse food scene in Birmingham in her spare time.
Hospitals remain alert and ready after a confirmed U.S. hospital-identified case of imported Ebola associated with the ongoing West African outbreak makes news in Dallas.
For people living with HIV/AIDS, coming to regular medical visits is critical to keeping viral load suppressed.
Peter Pappas, M.D., is examining why cryptococcus, a fungal infection that many people acquire during childhood, can reactivate later in life with deadly consequences if goes undiagnosed.
UAB Professor Peter Pappas, M.D., a specialist in infectious disease, is among an inaugural group of non-government researchers selected to conduct clinical research at the nation's largest hospital devoted entirely to clinical research.
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