A study reveals a potential new drug pathway target for battling Mycobacterium tuberculosis, or Mtb, the pathogen that causes tuberculosis.
The new program offers a team approach to weight management, in which the physician, dietitian, behaviorist and exercise trainer play critical roles in helping the patient achieve goals.
The Best Medicine Show, a variety show featuring performances from UAB medical students, will raise funds for Equal Access Birmingham.
The Collat School of Business received a $125,000 gift for the Healthcare Leadership Academy, a joint collaboration with the School of Medicine.
Physicians and staff spent three days and nights in-hospital during the recent winter storm to ensure success of a kidney transplant chain that stands at 13 and counting.
Michael Saag, M.D., served as co-chair of a panel of 27 liver and infectious diseases experts to develop Hepatitis C guidance for clinicians that will live online.
Gail Cassell, Ph.D., former chair of the Department of Microbiology, told researchers at the 5th biennial Southeastern Mycobacteria Meeting at UAB that less than 10 percent of drug-resistant tuberculosis cases are being treated and untreated patients continue to spread the disease.
Adrie Steyn, Ph.D., examines tuberculosis through his joint appointments at the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV in Durban, South Africa and the UAB Department of Microbiology.
The Department of Microbiology and the Center for AIDS Research hosted 100 researchers at the 5th biennial Southeastern Mycobacteria meeting in January.
Research at UAB showed that Internet tools designed to encourage young black women to increase physical activity need to include content that reflects specific cultural needs.