How early obesity develops and how long someone is obese significantly impacts the development of coronary artery calcification.
Researchers are launching a study to look at the links between sleep and pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
Julie L. Locher, Ph.D., associate director for enrichment at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Nutrition Obesity Research Center, was unanimously awarded Fellow status in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Section by the Gerontological Society of America.
Robin Lorenz, M.D., Ph.D., assistant dean for Physician-Scientist Education at the UAB School of Medicine, was recently named president of the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists.
Studies in recent years had suggested that cilia regulate vital processes including growth, appetite, mood, healing and vision.
Richard Allman is the winner of the Donald P. Kent Award on Aging.
Bebin is co-director of the UAB Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic and a founding member of the TSC Clinical Research Consortium.
Biomarkers could tailor preventative or therapeutic aspirin regimens by predicting patients’ response.
Long-term study shows weight loss improves quality of life but does not decrease cardiovascular complications.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees appointed Bruce A. Julian, M.D., professor emeritus in the University of Alabama at Birmingham departments of Medicine and Surgery.