A higher urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio is associated with greater risk of incident but not recurrent coronary heart disease in blacks compared with whites in a new study.
Barbie Randall, an administrative associate and clinical coordinator in the Division of Nephrology,was named UAB's Employee of the Month for July 2013.
Rosyln Mannon, M.D., director of research at the UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute and a kidney transplant specialist, talks with The Mix.
Through an American Society of Nephrology grant, medical student Clark Powell will take a year away from studies to research a new acute kidney injury staging system developed at UAB.
The annual award is the highest for research in the Department of Medicine.
Robert S. Gaston, M.D., has been named interim director of the Division of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine.
Anupam Agarwal, M.D., a noted physician, scientist and academic leader, has been named interim senior vice president of Medicine and dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Nephrologists have reported for the first time in medical literature cases of acute kidney injury directly linked with synthetic marijuana use.
Renal replacement therapy performed continuously over 24 hours provides better hemodynamic tolerance, fluid removal in critically ill patients with kidney failure.