Boni Elewski, M.D., and Wendy Cantrell, DNP, pursue research and therapies that bring new drugs to market and change patients’ lives.
This improvement in cognition persists despite a high-glycemic-index diet, a possible risk factor for Alzheimer’s.
Written by Tyler Greer
Three-year grant establishes consortium to better organize and support collaborative research related to the loss of functional beta cell mass in type 1 diabetes.
Jianyi “Jay” Zhang, M.D., Ph.D., a national leader in myocardial bioenergetics, biomaterial and stem cells for cardiac repair, has been named the chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, a joint department in the Schools of Medicine and Engineering.
Written by Bob Shepard
A UAB researcher suggests that autoimmune disease therapy may be an effective treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Neuron-derived microRNAs obtained from blood samples may correlate with treatment response and could aid the search for new therapeutics.
HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death worldwide for women ages 15-44 years, and UAB serves as a site for the latest study by the Microbicide Trials Network, which has previously studied this new approach with positive results in other female age groups.