Scarinci’s work in the community is one reason for her appointment, and her goals will include promoting and fostering relationships in business, education and other areas.
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Since December, 21 living donor kidney transplants that have taken place at UAB are connected as donors “pay it forward” for a recipient to keep the chain going, and more transplants are scheduled for July.
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UAB pediatric cancer researcher Gregory Friedman receives $40,000 grant to fight brain cancer in children.
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Researchers identify the strategy that highly aggressive brain tumor cells use to fuel their relentless expansion and reveal a fresh target for cancer therapy.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has been selected as a  lead academic site and received a prestigious NCI grant that will open up clinical trials across a nationwide network and expand treatment options for patients.
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A prestigious textbook on vasculitis, a disorder of the blood vessels, was edited by three members of the UAB faculty.
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Three-year, $2 million PCORI grant will randomize 500 patients in a clinical trial to test the effectiveness of a medication adherence intervention delivered by a community health worker.
The S-ICD, which sits just below the skin, leaves the heart and blood vessels untouched while providing the same protection as traditional ICDs.
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The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approve new endowments, promotions and programs during its Feb. 7 meeting.
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UAB’s Continence and Urogynecology Care Clinics reaccredited — were the nation’s first to earn an NAFC Center of Excellence designation, in 2010
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Physicians and staff spent three days and nights in-hospital during the South’s recent winter storm to ensure success of a kidney transplant chain that stands at 13 and counting.
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UAB’s Michael Saag, M.D., served as co-chair of a panel of 27 liver and infectious diseases experts to develop Hepatitis C guidance for clinicians that will live online.
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Change in key protein unleashes natural defense against major kidney disease mechanism.
Assistant dean of Graduate Medical Education says election to post a “huge honor” for him professionally.
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Cobbs offered founding leadership to the Division of Infectious Diseases.

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Biomarkers could tailor preventative or therapeutic aspirin regimens by predicting colorectal cancer patients’ response.

Long-term study shows weight loss improves quality of life but does not decrease cardiovascular complications in Type 2 diabetics.

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UAB geriatricians offer some tips to keep elderly adults safe during summer’s high temperatures.

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His work in IgA nephropathy and kidney transplantation has resulted in more than 200 publications.

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He is co-director of the UAB Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics of Musculoskeletal Disorders and associate scientist in the UAB Center for Metabolic Bone Disease.
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