The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the C. Glenn Cobbs Endowed Support Fund in Infectious Diseases during its meeting June 14, 2013. Cobbs is professor emeritus in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine and offered founding leadership to the Division of Infectious Diseases.
AHA awards UAB a $3.7 million grant to further generational obesity researchA multidisciplinary research team at UAB looks to address obesity as it is genetically passed from mother to child.posted today 199 viewsInfertility: A Q&A with a fertility specialistMore than 1 million married women ages 15-44 across the United States are infertile. Janet McLaren Bouknight, M.D., offers insight on the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of infertile couples trying to conceive.posted today 126 viewsBreast cancer survivors walking on thin airA new pilot investigation at UAB is rethinking the exercise paradigm for breast cancer survivors with reduced mobility, evaluating the utility of simulated high-altitude training for the purpose of enhancing health and physical activity.posted 4 days ago 676 viewsUAB hosts Women’s Night at the Barons featuring a shoe drive to help those in needA shoe drive at a local baseball game will help women in need across the Birmingham area.
Addressing stigma, coping behaviors and mechanisms in persons living with HIV could lead to better health outcomesUAB researchers develop a conceptual framework to help progress the care of people living with HIV by looking at ways to pursue better engagement in care.posted 4 days ago 594 viewsAlabama, Auburn and UAB athletic team physicians to provide insight into concussion research at April symposiumOngoing multidisciplinary concussion research will be highlighted at an upcoming symposium at UAB: The Concussion Collaborative Science Symposium 2017: Objectively Tackling Concussion through Vision, Science, Radiology and Engineering.posted 6 days ago 1786 viewsUAB again named to list of 100 Great HospitalsBecker’s Hospital Review has named UAB Hospital as one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America.posted 10 days ago 5035 viewsFlood to present innovative care model for elder patients at the American Geriatrics Society’s 2017 Annual Scientific MeetingKellie Flood, M.D., will present her abstract on Virtual Acute Care for the Elderly, an innovative geriatric care model, at the American Geriatrics Society’s 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting.posted 13 days ago 599 viewsDrum Circle to be held for young adult cancer survivors support group April 15Coalesce, a new support group for young adult cancer survivors, kicks off with a drum circle event at Railroad Park on April 15.posted 17 days ago 1274 viewsMarkaki focused on expanding UAB’s “think globally, act locally” influenceThe new deputy director of UAB’s Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center for International Nursing believes “think globally, act locally” should be way of life for everyone at the UAB School of Nursing.posted 17 days ago 1314 viewsRheumatology Research Foundation funding expands care in the Southeast at UABThe Rheumatology Research Foundation’s Journey to Cure campaign funds eight rheumatology opportunities at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.posted 18 days ago 560 viewsAdolescent puberty, when and why she should see a gynecologistA UAB OB/GYN discusses when and why an adolescent female should see a gynecologist.posted 20 days ago 1878 viewsUAB Callahan Eye Hospital celebrates grand opening of new operating roomsUAB Callahan Eye hospital is home to one of only two level one ocular trauma centers in the United States.posted 21 days ago 2944 viewsMississippi teen battles colon cancer through phase I clinical trial at UAB
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Unusual case of teen patient diagnosed with colorectal cancer receives innovative first-in-human clinical trial at UAB, reflecting a unique story of cancer and hope.Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic at UAB recruiting for groundbreaking HIV prevention research trial
A groundbreaking clinical research trial at UAB’s Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic to compare injectable PrEP versus a daily oral regimen for HIV prevention is now recruiting participants.Preterm babies born at 23 weeks’ or longer gestation benefit from mom’s receiving steroids prior to delivery
Antenatal corticosteroids given to high-risk moms are associated with better outcomes for babies born prematurely.Medical professionals, state agencies and community partners look to develop new guidelines for concussed studentsEducators across Alabama are urged to develop a concussion management plan to help concussed children return to the classroom more effectively.posted 14 days ago 2185 viewsCloudy vision, clear future
Anderson Glover was diagnosed with congenital cataracts when he was 8 months old, but specialized treatment from UAB has provided new vision for a bright and happy child.Voice Center offers screenings to students pursuing singing careersStudents studying voice are offered free screenings of their vocal cords by professionals in the UAB Voice Center to check for overuse, allergies or reflux and to prevent potential damage.posted a while back 2070 viewsWhy heart attacks can happen to anyoneA heart attack can happen even if to those who are relatively young and fit, and genetics can play a role.posted a while back 2584 views