Adherence to care improves when youth with HIV receive education and help navigating the system, according to study out of UAB.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
A multidisciplinary research team at UAB looks to address obesity as it is genetically passed from mother to child.

A new study from UAB details the burden of sepsis — widespread infection in the body — in the United States.

New data from the REGARDS study show that blacks with the sickle cell trait are more likely to develop kidney failure requiring dialysis.
Exercise medicine gets a boost with the opening of the 7,000-square-foot UAB Exercise Clinical Trial Facility.
Published in Enhancing Facilities
A significant new study by The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, including a UAB physician-scientist, uncovers genetic mutations of cervical cancer that hold a key to targeting and treating the disease.
A prestigious fellowship from the American Association of University Women has been awarded to a UAB graduate student.
Published in Student Experience
Those living in more advantaged neighborhoods are less likely to have a stroke than are their counterparts who live in less advantaged neighborhoods, according to a UAB study.
A UAB researcher will examine the underlying environmental impact on genes of Mexican Americans in relation to cardiometabolic syndrome, a disorder caused by several interrelated risk factors that can lead to heart disease or Type 2 diabetes.
Published in Faculty Excellence

UAB’s Lindsay Rhodes, M.D., will study telemedicine as a potential strategy to improve eye disease detection and management. 

Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB cardiovascular disease researchers are improving our understanding of the disease and finding new ways to provide medical care to patients.
Aged drivers and women using prescription sleep medicines at higher risk for motor vehicle collisions.
Research suggests a link between short sleep and obesity from secondary eating and drinking while engaged in another activity.
Best of 2015 2Stylish but dangerous? UAB study looks at injuries caused by wearing high-heeled shoes.
Grants from late ESPN anchor Stuart Scott’s memorial fund through the V Foundation will support cancer biomarker research from UAB’s Ojesina.
Published in Faculty Excellence
UAB’s Virginia Howard has been honored for her work to find novel and powerful approaches to reduce the burden of stroke and heart disease.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Epidemiologist Olivia Affuso studies new ways to prevent obesity and chronic disease through physical activity. She also volunteers with two groups that use running to help women and girls achieve fitness and personal goals.
Gene mastermind Shawn Levy, Ph.D., and his team at the HudsonAlpha Genomic Services Laboratory are helping UAB investigators — and researchers from around the world — crack the mysteries of life.
Faisal Shuaib, M.D., Dr.P.H., who led successful Ebola containment efforts in Nigeria, has been appointed to a six-man independent expert committee.
This interdisciplinary symposium will highlight different areas of research from across campus.
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