Alina Franke registered to donate her bone marrow in Hamburg, Germany, in 2009. She wound up being the one person in 24 million around the world on the Be The Match registry to be the perfect match that Jimmy Roberson needed.

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After years of pain and excessive and prolonged menstrual cycle bleeding, Venita Gowdy found relief at UAB after undergoing a fibroid embolization in lieu of hysterectomy.

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The ProAssurance Endowed Chair for Physician Wellness at UAB will help address health issues unique to physicians as they deal with the stress and pressures associated with providing care in today’s evolving health care environment.

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Pediatric neurosurgeons, oncologists and molecular imaging physicians continue to work toward better diagnoses, treatments and cures for childhood cancer.

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The goal is to avoid unnecessary surgery and reduce the number of biopsies of benign nodules and cancers that are unlikely to cause harm.
Ongoing multidisciplinary concussion research will be highlighted at an upcoming symposium at UAB: The Concussion Collaborative Science Symposium 2017: Objectively Tackling Concussion through Vision, Science, Radiology and Engineering.
These microcarriers may offer an entirely different approach to treating solid human tumors of numerous pathologic subtypes by delivering their encapsulated drug cargo to a tumor and protecting against collateral tissue damage.
Just one month after major research findings showed dangerous PFAS present in more than one-third of fast food packaging tested, UAB and Notre Dame created a new technique to track PFASs in the body.
Alabama now has more EPSCoR Track II grants than any other state following the award of basic science grants meant to stimulate competitive research in regions of the country traditionally less able to compete for such research funds.
Combining two high-powered imaging techniques into a single scanner allows UAB to acquire and study PET and MRI data simultaneously, enabling new opportunities for diagnostic imaging of cancer, the brain and heart.
Prostate cancer physicians look to provide personalized medicine to prostate cancer patients with a new medical device.
Best of 2015 2The intensive intervention was four hours a day, five days a week, for a total of 200 hours of face-to-face instruction, and neuroimaging revealed brain connectivity changes.
The Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization shares Caribbean culture and is a resource for area students from the Caribbean.
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Researchers at UAB and Southern Research are teaming up with a consortium to study the effect on the brain of chemical agents known as organophosphates.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approve new endowments, promotions and programs during its Feb. 7 meeting.
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In this preliminary analysis, the study treatment neither built up in organs and nor destroyed the bone marrow’s ability to make blood cells.

The Division of Nuclear Medicine is now the Division Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics.

Philip H. Lander, M.D., has been appointed professor emeritus in the Department of Radiology
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