A UAB study that is the first of its kind found that a tiny RNA — miR-124-3p — appears to play a role in producing major depression.
Neuron-derived microRNAs obtained from blood samples may correlate with treatment response and could aid the search for new therapeutics.
About half of American hospitals have some form of arts programming, usually art or music therapy. Now a growing number of medical centers — UAB Hospital is the first in Alabama — are implementing the more comprehensive AIM model.
A UAB study examines whether bipolar disorder can be treated with monthly rather than daily doses of a drug to boost compliance – now enrolling patients.
UAB Psychiatry is quickly becoming a top-10 program for mood disorders research and care with six new faculty since January 2012.
The award is presented annually to an academic psychiatrist who has fostered the pursuit of trainee research within his university department.