CreakyJoints, an online arthritis support community, and UAB are working to gather information directly from patients through smartphones and tablets to find better ways to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis.
Written by Beena Thannickal
The Journal of Biological Chemistry recognizes UAB scientists’ paper on exosomes, particles that change the behavior of cells, while the research team examines shutting down tumor growth.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has been selected as a lead academic site and received a prestigious NCI grant that will open up clinical trials across a nationwide network and expand treatment options for patients.
As executive vice dean, Agarwal will be responsible for assisting the senior vice president and dean in management and oversight and helping move forward many of the School of Medicine’s new programmatic initiatives and strategic programs.
Written by Nicole Wyatt
African-Americans have higher obesity rates than do whites, and while socioeconomic status is often believed to be the root cause, a new UAB study suggests other factors should be considered.
A UAB study describes the process that contributes to persistent scarring of organ tissue in older patients with fibrotic diseases and offers two targets to reduce or control fibrosis.