Ben Vaughan Branscomb, M.D., a pioneering pulmonologist and professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham for 51 years, passed away July 4. Branscomb, 92, was often referred to as the father of pulmonary medicine.
Caroline Harada, M.D., was one of nine faculty across UAB named to the 2016 class of Faculty Fellows in Engaged Scholarship.
UAB’s program for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO, has won a Gold Level Award for Excellence.
Nine grants have been awarded to promote faculty efforts in medical education and medical education research in the School of Medicine.
UAB and HudsonAlpha have been awarded a National Institutes of Health Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award to train postdoctoral fellows who have earned an M.D. and/or a Ph.D.
The ecRNAs appear to act in memory formation, and may offer a new therapeutic approach to neuropsychiatric diseases.
The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program says UAB meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center to deliver safe, high-quality bariatric patient care.
The biomarker, the protein kinase LRRK2, is a promising candidate for future exploration.