Jianyi “Jay” Zhang, M.D., Ph.D., a national leader in myocardial bioenergetics, biomaterial and stem cells for cardiac repair, has been named the chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, a joint department in the Schools of Medicine and Engineering.
A UAB researcher suggests that autoimmune disease therapy may be an effective treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Neuron-derived microRNAs obtained from blood samples may correlate with treatment response and could aid the search for new therapeutics.
HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death worldwide for women ages 15-44 years, and UAB serves as a site for the latest study by the Microbicide Trials Network, which has previously studied this new approach with positive results in other female age groups.
Ona Faye‐Petersen, M.D., a professor of Pathology with joint appointment in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been named president‐elect of the Society for Pediatric Pathology.
UAB presented an observational study at this week’s annual American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in Chicago that indicates a more rapid decline in Medicare costs and patient resource utilization during implementation of a lay navigation program.
David Pollock, Ph.D., professor in the Division of Nephrology, recently visited Cuba with a delegation from the American Physiological Society to sign a historic agreement for research collaboration with leaders of the Cuban Society of Physiological Sciences.
Nicholas Van Wagoner, M.D., Ph.D. recently joined the Department of Medical Student Services as assistant dean for students.
J. Crawford Downs, Ph.D., vice chair of Research in the Department of Ophthalmology, was awarded a three-year, $1.23 million grant from the National Eye Institute to explore intraocular pressure fluctuation as it relates to the development and progression of glaucoma.
New research identifies an epigenetic cause for why patients with temporal lobe epilepsy tend to have memory loss, and suggests a potential way to reverse that loss.