Study Demonstrates T2Candida Panel is More Sensitive and Rapid Than Blood Culture at Identifying Invasive Infections
"This study was designed to take repeated blood samples from patients over time to determine the sensitivity of T2Candida compared to blood culture for monitoring patients on antifungal therapy," said Peter Pappas, M.D., FACP, professor of medicine, division of infectious diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham and principal investigator of the study.
AHA: Teen Obesity Linked to Changes in T-Lymphocyte Profile
Carmen de Miguel, Ph.D., from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and colleagues examined whether obesity would lead to different circulating T-lymphocyte profiles and activation status in Caucasian and African-American adolescents.
Hypertension: Here's Why to Wait on the SPRINT Trial Strategy
For a veteran perspective on how SPRINT should play out in practice and guidelines — and when — MedPage Today spoke with Suzanne Oparil, MD, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
UAB's latest NIH grant will form new center to study aging
UAB is one of five other institutions to be designated as a Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging, each of which have a specialized area of research. UAB's Nathan Shock Center will focus on understanding how energetics affect aging, according to a release from the school.