If successful, the PRESERVE-1 trial could be a significant clinical breakthrough in the treatment of the condition by prolonging pregnancy and improving outcomes.
July 21, 2014
Boni Elewski, M.D., led one of two trials featured in the New England Journal of Medicine that show secukinumab is a safe and effective psoriasis treatment.
July 10, 2014
The School of Medicine achieved the highest level of accreditation available to a medical school in the United States by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education.
Published in Student Experience
UAB Medicine implements the ‘Have you ever served in the military?’ campaign in effort to improve quality of life, overall outcomes for veterans and active service members.
UAB is the only hospital in the state to offer the minimally invasive MitraClip procedure to aid patients suffering from mitral regurgitation.
Scarinci’s work in the community is one reason for her appointment, and her goals will include promoting and fostering relationships in business, education and other areas.
Since December, 21 living donor kidney transplants that have taken place at UAB are connected as donors “pay it forward” for a recipient to keep the chain going, and more transplants are scheduled for July.
Isabel Scarinci, Ph.D., M.P.H., professor in UAB Division of Preventive Medicine, has been appointed to the newly created position of associate director of globalization and cancer in the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Published in Updates
The Patient and Family Resource Center at UAB’s Comprehensive Cancer Center provides a comfortable place to find support.
June 24, 2014
Lindsay A. Rhodes, M.D., was named to the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Leadership Development Program Class of 2015. This program represents a commitment by the AAO to develop future leaders.
June 20, 2014
A robotics and cardiac cath procedure was carried out over three days and meant patient did not have to undergo more rigorous bypass surgery.
The Alabama Project, a photo exhibit illustrating cancer survivorship and cancer health disparities, is on display at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.
June 19, 2014
UAB is the first medical center in the Southeast to implant a new type of electrical stimulator to control seizures in patients with epilepsy.
UAB pediatric cancer researcher Gregory Friedman receives $40,000 grant to fight brain cancer in children.
UAB Hospital is the first in Alabama to offer the Nanostim™ leadless pacemaker for patients with bradycardia.
June 17, 2014
UAB’s Crawford Downs has been named chair-elect of the Animals in Research Committee of the Association for Research in Vision Science and Ophthalmology.
Research in personalized medicine, health informatics and genomic medicine spans disciplines and will impact the treatment of many diseases.
The partnership combines genomics expertise with leadership in research and clinical medicine to speed efforts to deliver personalized therapies and cures.
Funds raised from the annual event come back to UAB to support vital cardiovascular research efforts.