UAB and CreakyJoints, an online, non-profit, patient support community, are launching Arthritis Power — the first patient-centered research registry for arthritis, bone and inflammatory skin conditions — to securely collect health data from tens of thousands of arthritis patients to support future research.
UAB was part of a promising international study of a combination therapy for patients with the most common cystic fibrosis mutation.
Written by Kendra Carter
Donald V. McCalister, Sr., Ph.D., retired longtime director of medical student affairs at the UAB School of Medicine Huntsville Regional Medical Campus, passed away on May 7, 2015 after a long illness.
Four projects were awarded through the first School of Medicine AMC21 Reload Multi-Investigator Grants, a broad funding opportunity provided through the Academic Enrichment Fund that enables faculty members to organize and integrate multi-disciplinary teams of accomplished investigators to compete successfully for long-term extramural support.
Written by Bob Shepard
UAB has established the third multidisciplinary comprehensive clinic in the world for transverse myelitis, a rare spinal cord disease.
Three million cases of skin cancer could be prevented annually by avoiding ultraviolet light. UAB experts share how to pick out the proper UV-protection and use it effectively.