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.
Ona Faye‐Petersen, M.D., a professor of Pathology with joint appointment in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been named president‐elect of the Society for Pediatric Pathology.
Preliminary UAB study shows dramatic trend of cost savings in lay navigation program for cancer patientsWritten by Beena Thannickal
UAB presented an observational study at this week’s annual American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago that indicates a more rapid decline in Medicare costs and patient resource utilization during implementation of a lay navigation program.
David Pollock, Ph.D., professor in the Division of Nephrology, recently visited Cuba with a delegation from the American Physiological Society to sign a historic agreement for research collaboration with leaders of the Cuban Society of Physiological Sciences.