The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the reclassification of four sections in the Department of Surgery into divisions and the appointment of their directors at its Sept. 13, 2013 meeting.
Fast, inexpensive gene sequencing needed to make possible personalized medicine.
Grant will allow researchers to study novel therapies for pulmonary fibrosis, a deadly lung disease with no approved treatments.
Yang’s research focuses on a new class of drug – PARP inhibitors – that interfere with a cancer cell’s ability to repair DNA damage, hastening cell death.
The UAB community came out to support the CPS-3, becoming the largest single site enrollment in the U.S. with 1,209 participants.
Dancers kick up their heels to support research into healthy aging at the fourth annual event.
Drug-eluting stents pose no greater risk of major heart attack following non-cardiac surgery than bare metal stents.

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