Pediatric glaucoma is a rare, but dangerous eye disease. Learn more about this potential blinding condition and how ophthalmologists at UAB’s Callahan Eye Hospital saved the vision of one young boy.
The 2015 UAB Annual Employee Chili Cook-off, benefiting the UAB Benevolent Fund, will be held Thursday, February 26, from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the UAB Hospital-Highlands Cafeteria and the UAB Hospital West Pavilion Atrium.
HPV testing alone is an effective alternative to current cervical cancer screening methods that use a Pap smear, or Pap smear-plus HPV test.
Ted J. Kaptchuk, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Harvard-wide Program in Placebo Studies and the Therapeutic Encounter at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, will present “Placebo Effects: how is medicine more than drugs and surgery?” from noon – 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13.
Second-year medical student Ynhi Thai spoke to assumptions made about uninsured and underserved individuals, and how those attitudes can keep society from moving forward at a TEDxBirmingham Salon event exploring new ideas about poverty in Birmingham on Dec. 8.
Associate Professor Stefan Kertesz, M.D., who directs a special primary care clinic for homeless veterans at the Birmingham VA Medical Center, spoke about ways ordinary people can make a difference in the world during a Dec. 8 TEDxBirmingham Salon exploring ideas about poverty in the community.
A one-year, 20 percent increase in research grants elevates UAB to No. 10 among public universities receiving National Institutes of Health funding.
Jessica Merlin is recognized as an inspirational leader for her work managing chronic pain in patients with HIV.
UAB has launched one of the first clinics in the nation designed to provide healthy adults with an assessment of their risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
A ramped-up immune response may play a major role in autism disorders, according to a new study from UAB and Johns Hopkins.