Researchers say ketamine appears to work on depression by blocking the neurotransmitter glutamate from binding to the NMDA receptor on neurons.
He has been an active member of the American Parkinson Disease Association Scientific Advisory Board since May 2001 and is the board’s fourth chairman since the organization’s founding in 1961.
The Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology spent several days teaching elementary students about the pulmonary, cardiovascular and gastrointestinal through hands-on activities.
A UAB research team has discovered a new pathway that contributes to fibrosis, or scarring in the lungs.
Lorenz, director of the Medical Scientist Training Program, says physician-scientists can bridge the gap between lab discoveries and patient care.
Shannon Ross, M.D., talked to The Mix about how having a marker to tell which babies are most at risk for symptomatic CMV would help researchers decide when treatment with antiviral drugs is worth it.
Deal served as senior vice president of Medicine and dean of the School of Medicine from October 1997 until October 2004.
The 2013 graduating class of the UAB School of Medicine continued a strong streak at Match Day, with 97 percent matching in a post-graduate position to continue their medical studies.
The Supportive Care and Survivorship Clinical Program is competing in an online vote on that ends at 5 p.m. on March 28.
Faculty and administrators from across UAB, plus representatives from the students and the Birmingham community, will search for the next senior vice president and dean.