UAB researchers have identified a set of experimental drugs called LRRK2 inhibitors that may go beyond symptom relief to directly counter the inflammation and nerve cell death at the root of Parkinson’s disease.
UAB Montgomery campus will enroll 10 third-year medical students starting May 2014.
Stephen Barnes, Ph.D., named 2012 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, the UAB Academic Health Center’s most prestigious faculty award.
Written by Greg Williams
Genetic changes that protected their ancestors against fly-borne parasites may partly explain why African-Americans with lupus are up to five times more likely to develop end-stage kidney disease than those of European descent. This was the conclusion of a study presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Scientific Sessions in Washington, D.C.
Severe sepsis strikes about 750,000 Americans each year, most of them older and often ill, with as many as half of these patients dying as septic shock shuts down their organs
The adult spina bifida clinic, housed in UAB’s Spain Rehabilitation Center, brings the three key specialties together in one place, and can tap into the rest of UAB’s medical expertise as needed.
Equal Access Birmingham (EAB), a medical student group at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine will open a clinic to provide medical care to underserved Jefferson County residents on Nov. 11, 2012. The clinic, to be located in the Church of the Reconciler, will provide basic primary care to residents in the Jefferson County Housing Authority Shelter Care Plus program.