Reintegration into school has been a noticeably neglected area of focus in concussion research, particularly in comparison to research on return-to-play. When and how a student should be fully integrated into the classroom are just two questions UAB and Children’s of Alabama researchers are looking to answer.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Nearly 200 surgeons are expected in Birmingham as UAB hosts the second annual national meeting of the Society of Asian Academic Surgeons.
Published in Faculty Excellence
A blue-light cystoscopy may detect certain bladder cancer tumors more than the use of standard white-light diagnostic testing.
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UAB’s student body grew nearly 7 percent year-over-year with gains in every school, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Honors College. UAB also enrolled its largest and most academically prepared freshman class.
Published in Student Experience
A new UAB study will investigate the role of autoantibodies and the benefit of therapeutic plasma exchange on a deadly lung disease.
“One in Our Blood” addresses the FDA’s ban on gay and bisexual male blood donors. The exhibition “Blood Equality” at UAB’s AEIVA will open with a free reception at 6 p.m. Sept. 22.
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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.
A program that supports historically disadvantaged health professionals chooses two researchers in the UAB Department of Medicine as finalists.
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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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nycu graphic 2Comprehensive eye exams can detect a variety of eye conditions that, left untreated in a child, could result in partial or complete loss of vision later in life.
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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.

Published in Faculty Excellence

UAB’s Civitan Rett Syndrome Clinic has been named a Center of Excellence by rettsyndrome.org, one of the nation’s leading advocacy groups.

A fatty acid-derived bioactive molecule called lipoxin improved heart function after a heart attack, as the lipoxin prompted early activation of the resolving phase of the immune response.

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.

Published in Faculty Excellence

These new results, led by primary author Warner Huh, M.D., strengthen the promise that vaccination with Gardasil 9 can reduce 90 percent of cervical cancers.

Surgeon Mark Deierhoi has performed more than 2,200 kidney transplants in his career and trained hundreds of students who say his patience as a teacher has had a tremendous impact.
Published in Student Experience
This gene silencing by ubiquitinated histone is vital in normal embryo development, and it goes awry in some cancers.
Registration open for health care summit focused on integrating HIV prevention into primary care.
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UAB physicians will present several new treatment regimens available for those with hepatitis C, including some that have shown excellent cure rates.
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Health care provider recommendation of HPV vaccines could help decrease secondary cancers in childhood cancer survivors.
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