Failure of hormone deprivation therapy used to slow prostate cancer in patients leads to castration-resistant prostate cancer, a lethal form of advanced disease with limited treatment options. Endostatin, used in combination therapy, may help delay onset of castration-resistant disease.
UAB launches the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative, a statewide effort to use the power of genomics to improve health in Alabama.
Under the Office of Service Learning, the Health Equity Scholars Program will give students skills needed to aid medically underserved communities.
New research from UAB sheds light on the connection between Parkinson’s disease and the trillions of bacteria in our guts.
Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., F.A.C.S., and dean of the UAB School of Medicine and professor in the Department of Surgery, was recently named president-elect of the Southern Surgical Association.
The city’s first outpatient interventional radiology clinic opens at The Kirklin Clinic to meet increasing needs of patients in Birmingham.
As NASA prepares for its journey to Mars, one UAB researcher is investigating why so many astronauts suffer from poorer vision after they return to Earth.
Diagnosing and treating women who might otherwise slide under the radar is the goal of UAB Medicine’s quickly growing Women’s Heart Health Clinic, which officially opened in 2017.
The findings suggest targeting specific T-cell subsets may be a therapeutic approach to prevent heart failure after a heart attack.