Fast, inexpensive gene sequencing needed to make possible personalized medicine.
Grant will allow researchers to study novel therapies for pulmonary fibrosis, a deadly lung disease with no approved treatments.
Yang’s research focuses on a new class of drug – PARP inhibitors – that interfere with a cancer cell’s ability to repair DNA damage, hastening cell death.
Drug-eluting stents pose no greater risk of major heart attack following non-cardiac surgery than bare metal stents.

Studies zero in on potential biomarkers in muscle tissue for Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Patients in estrogen trial had fewer poor results, and in post-intervention there was a significant decrease in breast cancer.
Mitochondrial DNA determines oxidant levels and may further explain why some people get sick and others don’t.
From The Mix: A recent study found that, along with triggering inflammation, TNF-alpha also blocks the engulfment and removal of dying cells.
Singh will develop a medical decision making guide for African-American and Hispanic lupus patients with kidney disease.
A UAB study discovers a pathway used by malignant tumor cells to invade healthy parts of the brain, giving researchers a fresh target for drug discovery.