A UAB/Children’s of Alabama/Cincinnati Children’s study finds genetic risk for fatal inflammatory disorder linked to viral infection.
The Alzheimer’s plaques that accumulate around brain cells also congregate along the walls of blood vessels, according to UAB research, and that may contribute to cognitive issues.
A diabetes drug combined with exercise may help older adults regrow muscle, and UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine is investigating.
A resin developed at the Materials Processing and Applications Development center is replacing the metal ring typically used to prevent cracks from furthering down an elephant’s tusk.
“A major issue facing biomedical research,” says Fran Lund, chair of UAB microbiology.
Published in Student Experience
The first large-scale trial of continuous chest compression following cardiac arrest shows little difference between the old and new methods of doing CPR.
Treating patients 50 and older with high blood pressure to a systolic blood pressure of less than 120 mm Hg reduced rates of cardiovascular events, including heart attack, heart failure and stroke, by 25 percent.
Published in Faculty Excellence
When Egyptologist Sarah Parcak is not in a classroom at UAB, the pioneer of satellite remote sensing for archaeology is finding sites around the world from space and helping others follow her lead.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Across campus, UAB students, faculty and staff are engaged in partnerships that are offering opportunity and healing for veterans, and helping to prepare and protect those who serve in harm’s way.
Published in Service to Community
A multisite study led by UAB has found the first biomarker for the onset of seizures in infants with tuberous sclerosis.
A UAB professor and student are examining how a new drug may improve life expectancies for CF patients and unplanned pregnancies among women.
UAB Libraries’ strategic plan priorities include initiatives to grow, adapt, innovate and become a model 21st century leader in providing resources and services for students, faculty and patients.
Published in Enhancing Facilities
Alabama’s largest comprehensive heart valve program offers TAVR, numerous valve replacement and repairs, perileak closure, and other structural heart procedures.
Published in Service to Community
Computer & Information Sciences researchers tested users’ abilities to detect malware and phishing attacks while measuring the neurophysiological behavior underlying these tasks.
Southern Research and UAB launch a search for compounds that might provide new therapies for CF nonsense mutations.
New research from UAB’s Department of Biology shows how one species can fully support the development of another species in a sustainable system.super shrimp 3
UAB researchers collaborated on a study showing a blood test for chlamydia might be valuable in screening infertile women for pregnancy outcomes.
UAB's strengths in clinical care and research are powering an interdisciplinary expedition into largely uncharted territory: neuroinflammatory mechanisms in Parkinson's disease.
African-Americans are at increased risk for glaucoma, and a new UAB study looks to find ways to improve medication adherence in that patient group
The UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine has awarded its first pilot grants to teams of researchers from the two institutions to pursue projects in cancer and cardiac disease.
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