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.
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A 24-year journey leads one family to the UAB Undiagnosed Diseases Program for the answers they sought.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
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.
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The UAB Undiagnosed Diseases Program, designed to help find answers for rare medical conditions, now has a clinic in Children’s of Alabama.
Published in Service to Community
UAB’s Undiagnosed Diseases Program is the court of last resort for those with baffling diseases that have never been diagnosed.
Published in Service to Community
Haydeh Payami, Ph.D., a leading geneticist recruited to the UAB-Hudson Alpha Center for Genomic Medicine and UAB Personalized Medicine Institute, is exploring the protective power of coffee and nicotine — and the mysteries of the microbiome — in Parkinson’s disease.
Hundreds of students will present academic pursuits in cutting-edge research topics.
Published in Student Experience

UAB’s Korf recognized for contributions in the field of genetics with election to fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Published in Faculty Excellence

“Twitch,” a film about a young woman’s journey as she is tested for Huntington’s disease, will be previewed on campus.

Published in Experiencing the Arts
Research in personalized medicine, health informatics and genomic medicine spans disciplines and will impact the treatment of many diseases.
The partnership combines genomics expertise with leadership in research and clinical medicine to speed efforts to deliver personalized therapies and cures.
UAB will host a scientific and community symposium in honor of World Rare Disease Day
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Newfound details of rare disease may advance understanding of brain tumors.

Studies in recent years had suggested that cilia regulate vital processes including growth, appetite, mood, healing and vision.

The UAB Genetic Counseling Graduate Program is a collaborative program to provide educational and clinical training in genetic counseling.

Published in Focus on Patient Care

Pioneering UAB physician Sara Finley, M.D., passes away at age 82.

Published in Focus on Patient Care

Awards were given in four key areas — clinical care, medical education, laboratory research and patient-oriented research projects.

Published in Faculty Excellence

John Hartman works with the Nutrition Obesity Research Center and the Department of Medicine.

Patients with neurofibromatosis, schwannomatosis, which are related genetic conditions, gain access to more clinical trials.

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