“A major issue facing biomedical research,” says Fran Lund, chair of UAB microbiology.
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U.S. News’ 2016 Best Global Universities ranked UAB among the top 200 in the world and top 75 in the United States, making UAB the highest-ranked university in Alabama.
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Until now, no toxin had been found in 132 years of study for the deadly pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which infects 9 million people a year and kills more than 1 million. The novel toxin induces necrotic cell death of macrophages to help the tuberculosis pathogen escape and spread to other cells.
Macrophage cells require agility to scavenge and digest dead cells and prevent an immune response to self. In lupus, the macrophages lose that agility.

UAB senior will research Alzheimer’s disease abroad through prestigious scholarship program.

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The ability to build a mimic of the interferon-interferon receptor complex allows a hunt for unique monoclonal antibodies.
Jorge Galán, latest in a long list of prestigious Marx lecturers, will speak on the molecular pathogenesis of typhoid fever.
The multi-project research targets key molecular steps of immune cell-fate decisions after virus infection.
This annual recognition honors the significant achievements of full-time faculty, staff and students toward developing a more culturally diverse, competent and inclusive university community.
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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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The Brass Symposium is a two-day event with clinics, rehearsals and free, public performances; registration is $50 and ends Feb. 7.
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The event will focus on security, strategy, sharing and support of big data.

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Michalek also earned her doctorate at UAB.

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New round of travel awards designed to drive new research collaborations and increase researchers’ sense of mission.

Ancestors’ ability to kill parasite linked to kidney disease severity in African-Americans with lupus.

A grant from NFL Charities will help UAB researchers study a potential way to minimize the biochemical injuries associated with concussions.

UAB’s new nano-material extends the life of pancreatic islets and reduces inflammatory response that causes transplant rejection.

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Worm infection holds clues for future asthma, lupus treatments.

UAB researcher will study the possible connection between cholesterol and kidney function in lupus patients.

Lund will hold a chair in microbiology.

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