This renewing of UAB’s prestigious Center for Translational Science Award will bolster research and workforce development at UAB and throughout its regional partner network in the Southeast.
By training computers to pick out timing clues in medical records, UAB machine learning expert Steven Bethard, Ph.D., aims to help individual physicians visualize patient histories, and researchers recruit for clinical trials.
UAB named to 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for general service, economic opportunity and education.
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UAB was part of a promising international study of a combination therapy for patients with the most common cystic fibrosis mutation.
Research to identify a new approach to treat Alzheimer’s disease gets new funding after a pilot grant from the Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance.
The ability to build a mimic of the interferon-interferon receptor complex allows a hunt for unique monoclonal antibodies.
Donation from Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company and Protective Life Corporation will aid new disease-changing therapies in the ADDA pipeline.
James Cimino, one of the nation’s leaders in using ‘big data’ resources to advance patient care, research and education, will head UAB’s new Informatics Institute.
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UAB neurology researcher Kristen Triebel gets substantial American Cancer Society grant to investigate the ability of patients to understand, choose and consent to treatment.
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Seven nonprofit groups are set to implement their ideas after the Community Health Innovation Awards provided funding for their winning proposals.
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Boost practical skills for service and collaborative research during a half-day training and education event Oct. 10.
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From carpentry to community gardens, the UAB CCTS’ annual grant competition has helped enable participants to seek creative solutions to health challenges faced by Greater Birmingham area communities.
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A genetic variant that shapes each person’s immune response contributes to the chances of developing autoimmune disease.

In this preliminary analysis, the study treatment neither built up in organs and nor destroyed the bone marrow’s ability to make blood cells.

New marker predicts how resistant each patient’s brain cancer will be to chemotherapy.

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New UAB clinical trials unit makes participation in studies less stressful for patients and provides early access to experimental treatments.
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Ancestors’ ability to kill parasite linked to kidney disease severity in African-Americans with lupus.

Four winners in the first Community Health Innovation Awards will share $50,000 to fund implementation of their projects.
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Three UAB researchers win state awards designed to boost economy, increase innovation in Alabama.

A UAB initiative challenges city residents to devise solutions to area health issues and compete for grant funding to implement ideas.
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