The NIH recently awarded UAB $11.5 million to support studies that will assess treatment of babies born with congenital cytomegalovirus but no symptoms, and frequency of neonatal herpes infections in the United States and Peru.
Lisa Meeks, Ph.D., director of Medical Student Disability Services at the UCSF School of Medicine, will discuss the prevalence of students with disabilities, balancing patient safety and reasonable accommodations.
Effective Aug. 1, John Woods, M.D., Lanita Carter, Ph.D., and Shawn Galin, Ph.D., will guide the admissions process through the duration of a national search to secure a new associate dean for admissions.
Created by four medical students in January, Detour works with Medical Student Services to provide academic and emotional support to struggling students.
Ben Vaughan Branscomb, M.D., a pioneering pulmonologist and professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham for 51 years, passed away July 4. Branscomb, 92, was often referred to as the father of pulmonary medicine.
UAB’s program for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO, has won a Gold Level Award for Excellence.
UAB and HudsonAlpha have been awarded a National Institutes of Health Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award to train postdoctoral fellows who have earned an M.D. and/or a Ph.D.
The ecRNAs appear to act in memory formation, and may offer a new therapeutic approach to neuropsychiatric diseases.
The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program says UAB meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center to deliver safe, high-quality bariatric patient care.
The biomarker, the protein kinase LRRK2, is a promising candidate for future exploration.