Urologist Dean Assimos, M.D., has led the development of extensive guidelines of surgical management of kidney stones.
Lindsay Rhodes, M.D., will study telemedicine as a potential strategy to improve eye disease detection and management. 
An NIH grant will help support personalized medicine and patient-oriented research at UAB.
Victor J. Dzau, M.D., an expert in cardiovascular medicine and genetics, will present at the 2016 Frontiers of Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Seminar at UAB on Friday, August 19.
Jennifer Pollock, Ph.D., was selected to receive the 2016 Harriet Dustan Award from the American Heart Association, which recognizes female investigators who have made outstanding contributions in the field of hypertension. 
The award, from the American Heart Association's Council on Hypertension Selection Committee, honors excellence in research and discoveries in the field of hypertension and the nominee’s impact on their fields throughout their career. 
UAB researchers have discovered that an infant’s airway — once thought to be sterile until after birth — is colonized by bacteria or bacterial DNA, which could be protective for or predict development of severe lung disease, knowledge that may offer a therapeutic target.
Lauren Nassetta, M.D., assistant professor of Pediatrics, addressed the prevalence of burnout and its impact on women in the medical field at the July 27 meeting of the American Medical Women’s Association.