Massoud Leesar, M.D., performed the first procedure Jan. 25, 2017, and that is good news for people who suffer strokes as a result of patent foramen ovale, or PFO.
Tuberculosis kills 1.8 million people a year, and 10 million more are infected. Development of host-cell directed therapies that could restore cellular function during M. tuberculosis infection, such as a “release and kill” strategy, could shorten drug treatment of TB patients.
The School of Medicine's Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted Diversity Day events Feb. 2-3. 
The Best Medicine Show, hosted by the School of Medicine Student Senate and presented by UAB’s Departments of Medicine and Surgery, begins at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24 at the Lyric Theatre.
Victor M. Darley-Usmar, Ph.D., endowed professor of Mitochondrial Medicine and Pathology in the UAB School of Medicine, has been named the Associate Dean for Research.
Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., F.A.C.S., senior vice president for Medicine and dean of the UAB School of Medicine, will deliver the annual S. Rexford Kennamer Distinguished Lecture, sponsored by the Montgomery Regional Medical Campus.
Pam Alverson, UAB'S Employee of the Month, maintains a calm, stabilizing presence in a sometimes-overwhelming arena of clinical research.
The expanded UAB Summer Program in Neuroscience, with renewed funding from the National Science Foundation, is looking for underserved undergrads for science mentoring.