Four multidisciplinary studies will focus on genetics and associated mechanisms of hyperuricemia gout, an inflammatory arthritis.
John Mountz, M.D., Ph.D., and W. Winn Chatham, M.D., will be recognized by the ACR for education, research and clinical contributions to the field.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Researchers study the mechanisms that prevent autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus or multiple sclerosis after an infection.
A UAB study suggests a new bone boosting drug is more effective than commonly used bone loss medications in preventing fractures in women with osteoporosis.
UAB has created new clinical space with a $10 million renovation of the Whitaker Clinic at UAB Hospital.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
The August issue of the journal focused on genomics in rheumatic diseases, the complex effort to understand the genetic underpinnings of more than 100 diseases that affect joints and muscles.
Published in Faculty Excellence
The Rheumatology Research Foundation’s Journey to Cure campaign funds eight rheumatology opportunities at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Following hip fracture increases after a reduction in reimbursement rates for DXA scans led to fewer scans, a UAB physician joined other advocates and successfully lobbied to increase DXA scan reimbursements to better identify and reduce hip fractures.
Published in Faculty Excellence
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
The National Osteoporosis Foundation has named leading rheumatologist Ken Saag from UAB as president of the group’s Board of Trustees.
Published in Faculty Excellence
UAB has implemented a new application suite to improve clinical trial management, and enhance communication among trial sites and with study participants.
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.
A pilot grant was recently awarded to UAB to investigate a noninvasive method of detecting neuroinflammation in rheumatoid arthritis.
UAB researchers will use a $1.8 million grant to look at single cells for altered expression of the interferon gamma receptor gene.
The UAB Division of Rheumatology and Immunology and the Division of Cardiovascular Disease look at effects of Allopurinol in healthy adults age 18-40.
Research funding awarded to evaluate the effectiveness of disease-specific outcomes of patients using biologic therapies.
Part of the challenge is to do a better job of helping patients make their own, well-informed choices.
Recognition of a new pathway may change the treatment of allergic diseases.
UAB is using an online survey to learn more about the relationship between diet and gout.
UAB leads a team that crafts new American College of Rheumatology guidelines for 2015 on treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
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