UAB offers two national clinical trials with customized treatment for lung cancer patients.
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Macrophage cells require agility to scavenge and digest dead cells and prevent an immune response to self. In lupus, the macrophages lose that agility.
The protective effect is achieved by reducing acute inflammation in the spleen and the left ventricle of the heart.
UAB discovery gives better understanding of and potential therapies for septic shock and reperfusion injuries.
UAB physician chosen to lead state chapter of the American College of Physicians.
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Harvey Makadon, M.D., director of the National LGBT Health Education Center at the Fenway Institute, will be at UAB on March 11.
5K Color Run hosted by Oak Mountain High School students to raise money for cancer research at UAB.
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Donation from Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company and Protective Life Corporation will aid new disease-changing therapies in the ADDA pipeline.

Cycliad, a unique biking event, comes to Birmingham for the first time to support navigation services for cancer patients
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Renowned UAB HPV expert Warner Huh says new nine-valent HPV vaccine has the potential to eradicate the majority of cervical cancer.
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BCRFA continues to provide substantial gifts to UAB Cancer Center to accelerate breast cancer research.
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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Neuroradiologist Robert Kessler, M.D., is using UAB’s powerful cyclotron to develop imaging tests that reveal changes caused by depression, addiction, Parkinson’s disease and more.
HPV testing alone is an effective alternative to current cervical cancer screening methods that use a Pap smear, or Pap smear-plus HPV test.
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Ted Kaptchuk, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Harvard-wide Program in Placebo Studies and the Therapeutic Encounter, will present “Placebo Effects: how is medicine more than drugs and surgery?” on Jan. 13.
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Clinic will field an interdisciplinary team to help ensure access to care for city’s most vulnerable patients.
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UAB Medicine-Leeds clinic will provide convenient access to a full range of diagnostic testing and specialty physician services.
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Thousands of patients with blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma, sickle cell and other life-threatening diseases need bone marrow transplants and only 30 percent find matches within their families.
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UAB clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients.
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The American Society of Nephrology has named UAB’s Agarwal to a leadership post on the ASN Council.
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