An international clinical trial for a new HIV antibody, VRC01 begins in late spring at UAB as part of the Antibody Mediated Prevention study.
Yong Zhou, associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, is a recipient of the 2015 Dean’s Excellence Award in Mentorship.
UAB’s new REACT Center is the national coordinating center for six centers designed to promote research and train scientists and clinicians in the medical rehabilitation field.
The addition of an on-site organ donor recovery center will increase the number of suitable organs available for transplant, maximizing donor organ and tissue gifts.
Tector’s arrival will bring the addition of a multivisceral and small bowel transplant program to UAB’s Division of Transplantation.
Michael B. Faircloth, M.D., medical and laboratory director of UAB Student Health and Wellness, has been named interim chair for the Department of Family and Community Medicine, effective April 1.
Greg Kennedy wants to raise the profile of GI surgery division, which he says “is one of the most talented divisions as a group in the United States.”
Beatriz León-Ruiz, assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology,  is a recipient of the 2015 Dean’s Excellence Award in Research.
A gift from Dialysis Clinic, Inc., in honor of a longtime professor of nephrology will be used to fund the DCI Edwin A. Rutsky, M.D., Distinguished Endowed Chair in Nephrology in the UAB School of Medicine.