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.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees named Jean-Francois Pittet, M.D., the first holder of the David Hill Chestnut Endowed Professorship in Anesthesiology.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees established the William J. Koopman Endowed Professorship in Rheumatology and Immunology in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Medicine and named Jeffrey R. Curtis, M.D., its inaugural holder.
Kenneth Sloan, Ph.D., operator of UAB's 3-D Print Lab, said 3-D printing will have a role in regenerative medicine and medical research.
Gorelick, who joined the UAB faculty in 2012, has worked in lab research since he was a high-school student.
The Division of Neurosurgery will become the Department on Oct. 1, 2013, elevating the profile of an already world-renowned program.

In this preliminary analysis, the first human study treatment neither built up in organs nor destroyed the bone marrow’s ability to make blood cells.
UAB Neurology study adds to evidence that massive, second-wave reaction kills nerve cells.
A research partnership with the Jefferson County Department of Health could lead to the first new antibiotic treatment for gonorrhea in more than a decade.