Coating insulin-producing cell-clusters with a thin protective layers may be a way to modify and use pig tissue to ultimately treat human diabetes. Testing in mice is the next step.
UAB Medicine, in partnership with Medscape, is launching its SPARC challenge next week to hear ideas on quality improvement initiatives, leading to a live competition in October where the top ideas will win a portion of $45,000 in pilot funds to see the plans forward.
The lectureship was created in memory of Frank G. Moody, M.D., UAB’s first Division Director of Gastrointestinal Surgery, who passed away on August 12, 2016.
This NIH-funded conference is part of UAB’s effort to engage and retain neuroscience graduate students from underrepresented ethnic and racial groups across the United States.
Written by Adam Pope
Adam Beck, M.D., has been named director of surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy.
Written by Beena Thannickal
A significant new UAB study published in Cancer shows that key socioeconomic factors, not race, affect survival of younger multiple myeloma patients.
Written by Bob Shepard
UAB-developed technology supports a globe-spanning partnership that links pediatric neurosurgeons at UAB and Children’s of Alabama with those in Vietnam to enhance epilepsy care for Vietnamese children.
With 12 associates, the UAB Health System Cancer Community Network integrates patients, collaboration and community to change the way cancer care is delivered in the region.