A Western-style diet, with more omega-6 fatty acids than the Mediterranean, dysregulates lipid signaling in aged mice and promotes inflammation.
John D. Mountz, M.D., Ph.D., and Jasvinder A. Singh, M.D., have been awarded prestigious rheumatology awards for advances in basic and clinical research.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Antibody VRC01 proves safe for individuals infected with HIV-1 but only modestly controls the virus in participants who stop receiving antiretroviral therapy.
New research says calcium supplements may not be heart-healthy, but UAB cardiologists are saying there is no reason to panic.
Published in Focus on Patient Care

Becker’s Hospital Review ranks the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center as one of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with great oncology programs in America. 

Published in Service to Community

A significant new UAB study published in Cancer shows that key socioeconomic factors, not race, affect survival of younger multiple myeloma patients.   

Published in Focus on Patient Care

Sowing the Seeds of Health, a longstanding educational program at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, helps to reduce breast and cervical cancer among Latina women. 

Published in Focus on Patient Care

Broad telehealth accessibility in Alabama would provide unprecedented access to care in rural areas by eliminating the geographic divide and improving the quality of life for those with chronic and rare diseases. 

Published in Focus on Patient Care
The summit will provide an opportunity to learn from people who are experts in their field, some of whom have achieved an enormous amount of success in their own states.
Researchers have found that an interaction between a mutant gene and alpha synuclein in neurons leads to hallmark pathologies seen in Parkinson’s disease, findings that may lead to new mechanisms and targets for neuroprotection.
A quality-control checkpoint in pre-B cells restricts the range of antibodies produced by mature B cells, and manipulation of the checkpoint could make vaccines more potent.
This competitive award recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions to VA research and provides five years of salary support.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Researchers from UAB, Emory and Microsoft demonstrate that HIV has evolved to be pre-adapted to the immune response, worsening clinical outcomes in newly infected patients.
UAB researchers will use a $1.8 million grant to look at single cells for altered expression of the interferon gamma receptor gene.
VA Research support for UAB clinicians and scientists has been important for six decades.
Results show that JAK/STAT pathway inhibitors may be a new class of therapeutic treatments for patients with Parkinson’s disease. Acting by reducing inflammation, they prevent neurodegeneration in animal models and may be an important new approach to slow progression of the disease.
Part of the challenge is to do a better job of helping patients make their own, well-informed choices.
This protective effect on cardiotoxicity could benefit cancer chemotherapy recipients and heart failure patients.
UAB researchers probe basic molecular mechanisms that lead to the lung scarring of pulmonary fibrosis, a lethal disorder.
Measure of Mpl gene expression reveals a heterogonous population of leukemia stem cells: one group leukemic and the other group non-leukemic.
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