Since December, 21 living donor kidney transplants that have taken place at UAB are connected as donors “pay it forward” for a recipient to keep the chain going, and more transplants are scheduled for July.
A federally funded study shows how invading glioma cells disrupt brain connections and break down the blood brain barrier.
The University of Alabama Board of Trustees approved the creation of the Personalized Medicine Institute, the Institute for Informatics and the UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine.
The UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine will span human genome research with clinical care.
New drugs to slow or even prevent Parkinson’s could be in human studies as early as 2015.
Researchers participated in a multi-site study that disproved a once-promising theory that statins might have a beneficial effect on lung function.
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have identified a strategy that highly aggressive brain tumor cells use to fuel their relentless expansion.
UAB researchers have created a blood test that determines a bioenergetic index which could become an important method of measuring mitochondrial health in patients with chronic disease.
New understanding of roundworm reproduction could have impact on human and animal infertility issues, say UAB scientists.