Environmental factors like pool and ocean water seem harmless, but they can actually affect eye health. UAB experts break down how to stay safe this season.
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The drug inhibits the activity of a kinase enzyme called LRRK2, and it showed no pathology in rat lungs, kidneys or livers.
The LIBERATE Study will further investigate the Eclipse System, the first vaginal insert designed to provide bowel control.
UAB offers two national clinical trials with customized treatment for lung cancer patients.
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The 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.
Macrophage cells require agility to scavenge and digest dead cells and prevent an immune response to self. In lupus, the macrophages lose that agility.
Deadlines for abstracts are set for early fall and are open to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, clinical fellows and residents.
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Join a UAB team or create a team for the annual walk, which helps raise funds for research efforts.
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Boni Elewski, M.D., and Wendy Cantrell, DNP, pursue research and therapies that bring new drugs to market and change patients’ lives.
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Cardiologist Kevin Sublett will oversee the nationally accredited UAB Heart and Vascular Clinic of Central Alabama.
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This improvement in cognition persists despite a high-glycemic-index diet, a possible risk factor for Alzheimer’s.
A national expert in the biomedical engineering field will chair UAB’s joint department beginning Oct. 1.
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Neuron-derived microRNAs obtained from blood samples may correlate with treatment response and could aid the search for new therapeutics.

HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death worldwide for women ages 15-44 years, and UAB serves as a site for the latest study by the Microbicide Trials Network, which has previously studied this new approach with positive results in other female age groups.

UAB pathologist also leads a trainee in producing software to improve the quality and efficiency of perinatal autopsies.
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A UAB scientist has received a prestigious international award for contributions to biobanking.
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A UAB study to explore the effects of intraocular pressure fluctuations on glaucoma receives federal funding.
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Bradley Barnes, Ph.D., will provide executive leadership and coordinate a comprehensive enrollment management unit to develop strategies focused on student recruitment, admissions, retention and persistence to graduation.
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UAB presents preliminary data indicating a significant savings in cancer costs by using a novel lay navigation program.
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An experimental lung-volume-reduction procedure using one-way valves shows promise for a UAB patient.
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