Health & Medicine
Researchers have detailed, for the first time, the normal human transcriptome of the blood-nerve barrier.
Patients with such mutations potentially need increased disease surveillance and show a high predisposition to develop malignancies.
At UAB, Alexa Wade found inspiration, open lab doors and an adept mentor.
The AGHI, a genomics partnership between UAB and HudsonAlpha, is cited for collaboration by Health Connect South.
The Alabama Genomic Health Initiative has begun full scale recruitment of interested participants at two sites in Birmingham.
This is the first demonstration of donor microbes persisting in the recipient following fecal transplant, a finding made possible by a novel method to “fingerprint” individual strains of bacteria.
Mitochondrial DNA moving to the nucleus contributes to genomic instability in cancer cells, and a novel Fiber-FISH technique can rapidly map the mitochondrial DNA insertions in nuclear genomes.
Two new undergraduate programs — genetics and genomic sciences and immunology — are interdepartmental majors in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Medicine.
UAB launches the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative, a statewide effort to use the power of genomics to improve health in Alabama.
UAB’s genetics clinics have moved to the Kirklin Clinic and Children’s of Alabama.
Ashley Cannon, Ph.D., is the first individual in the UAB neurofibromatosis program to have received this significant honor.
A fight with breast cancer has brought Odenville Elementary teachers Meg Lowry and Michelle Simmons closer as they learn the disease is “not your grandmother’s story anymore.”
Korf served on the Society’s Board of Directors from 2004-2005 and received its annual Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education in 2009.
The program is the first of its kind to incorporate research and medical training in genomics.
Cystic fibrosis lung cells were restored to 50 percent of healthy function in work that provides the first evidence that novel therapeutic strategies for human patients can be identified based on yeast studies.
Customized deep-coverage, next-generation sequencing will replace the current state-of-the-art approach.
Open-access videos from the chair of UAB's Department of Genetics focus on the latest treatment approaches for critically ill children in all settings.
A 24-year journey leads one family to the UAB Undiagnosed Diseases Program for the answers they sought.
An expected 2,607 students will graduate in summer/fall 2015. The commencement ceremonies will take place at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Bartow Arena.
The UAB Undiagnosed Diseases Program, designed to help find answers for rare medical conditions, now has a clinic in Children’s of Alabama.
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