Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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The outpouring of sympathy from readers was expected; the outrage over the incident was understandable, especially considering the age of the farm machinery operator involved in the May 15 incident.
A novel approach to fighting cancer being developed in Birmingham that is in a preclinical phase has received a European patent. The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta have partnered to create biopharmaceutical company Incysus Ltd.
Although cannabis had been used for many centuries for treatment of seizure disorders, medical use became prohibited in the 20th century. However, with the loosening of laws regarding medical marijuana, research and clinical use of marijuana-derived substances are increasing.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible vision loss in older people in the United States. AMD affects 14 million U.S. adults, and this number will increase as the "baby boomer" generation ages.
“This recognition is important because it shows we’re doing the right things to make their time as employees rewarding, and we will continue to work earnestly with our faculty and staff to enhance their experience." said UAB President Ray Watts.
Through summer writing camps, writing contests, and initiatives with classroom teachers, the Red Mountain Writing Project is inspiring the next generation of writers.
A study by Courtney Peterson, assistant professor of nutrition sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, showed that people who finished eating by early afternoon burned more fat and had fewer bouts of hunger.
Tests of cells collected from the umbilical cord blood vessel walls at birth can predict death or poor pulmonary outcomes in extremely preterm infants, say researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Dr. Edward E. Partridge, who has served as the director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center since 2007, will be retiring from the position at the end of July. UAB is conducting a national search to find his successor.
Every day, students will work closely with nationally acclaimed novelists, essayists, and poets, all of whom have extensive teaching experience.
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