The UAB chapter of the Student National Medical Association focuses on underserved communities through pipeline programs, mentorship and health care. 
Matt Might, Ph.D., a strategic leader in the White House Precision Medicine Initiative, has been named the inaugural director of the Hugh Kaul Personalized Medicine Institute at UAB.
Some people inherit a condition that elevates their cholesterol to an excessive degree, and no amount of diet or exercise can bring the numbers down. UAB researchers are developing and testing a new peptide that may lead to better treatment options.
UAB’s annual Reynolds-Finley Lecture will feature discussion of the collaboration between UAB and HudsonAlpha in precision medicine.
Exercise medicine gets a boost with the opening of the 7,000-square-foot UAB Exercise Clinical Trial Facility.
UAB will bring proton therapy, one of the most technically advanced forms of cancer-killing radiation, to Alabama with the new Proton Therapy Center.
A 90-ton machine called a cyclotron will accelerate protons to very high speeds to impact human tumors.
A UAB study shows specialized treatment sites contribute to better survival rates for those with acute leukemia. 
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