In another example of precision medicine, UAB researchers have used IPF patients own lung tissue to create models to determine the most effective medication for that patient.
Five faculty members in the School of Medicine have been named the 2016 class of James A. Pittman Jr., M.D., Scholars, a program organized to recognize the contributions of junior faculty and support the retention of highly competitive scientists and physician-scientists.
The Diversity Day events on Feb. 3 will begin with Diversity Grand Rounds, featuring John Ruffin, Ph.D., the founding director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, at noon in the Margaret Cameron Spain Auditorium.
Cardiac muscle patches in this proof-of-concept research may represent an important step toward the clinical use of 3-D-printing technology, as researchers have grown heart tissue by seeding a mix of human cells onto a 1-micron-resolution scaffold made with a 3-D printer.
UAB and VICIS have each made major strides in developing next generation football helmets in response to the growing concussion crisis, and they have partnered to combine expertise and intellectual property to bring more effective helmets to the market.
This study shows how stress blocks the release of an anti-anxiety neuropeptide in the brain, and it could pave the way for new therapeutic targets for PTSD.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has received a $16 million NCI renewal grant to advance cancer disparities research and reduce mortality rates among underserved populations.
UAB kidney transplant surgeon will travel abroad as an ambassador representing the United States and share knowledge with peers in the surgical community.
Dennis R. Burton, Ph.D., chairman and professor in the Department of Immunology and Microbial Science at the Scripps Research Institute will present the 29th Bertram M. Marx Lecture on Feb. 1, 2017.