Hundreds of the nation’s top physicians practice at UAB, according to the latest edition of the Best Doctors in America® database.
A team performed one of the first surgeries using virtual augmented reality technology and Google Glass — a combination that could be an important step in practical telemedicine.

Studies zero in on potential biomarkers in muscle tissue for Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Patients in estrogen trial had fewer poor results, and in post-intervention there was a significant decrease in breast cancer.
The program offers adults 18 and older considered most at risk for type 2 diabetes an evidence-based program that can help prevent or delay the disease through lifestyle changes.
The MHRC is partnering with Birmingham churches to educate African-American church leaders about having healthy congregations.
The foundation —founded by Mike Jezdimir, who was diagnosed with transverse myelitis  in 1967 — raised money by hosting events throughout Alabama.
Weight-loss researcher hopes to prove brief but intensive follow-up care bolsters dieters’ motivation and prevents relapse.
In the immediate aftermath of the April 27, 2011, storms, 27 patients were referred to the Division of Neurosurgery at UAB, the largest Level I trauma center in Alabama.
Young will develop partnerships with undergraduate students and programs to help those students be more competitive in applying to medical school.
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