Several members of the Alabama-Mississippi Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society visited MS research labs, giving people with the disease an opportunity to meet front-line scientists.
The General Endowment Fund of the UA Health Services Foundation awarded nearly $1.5 million for projects in clinical care, patient research, medical education and laboratory research.
A team performed one of the first surgeries using virtual augmented reality technology and Google Glass — a combination that could be an important step in practical telemedicine.
A UAB-led survey compared experiences of patient care at two homeless-tailored clinics, and at three facilities providing standard primary care in mainstream clinics.
The new program will tackle cases where a diagnosis has not been made despite extensive efforts by the referring physician.
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.