A UAB researcher has received a 2017 Susan G. Komen grant to investigate combination drug therapies for HER2-positive breast cancer.
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A two-year, $154,000 grant will help Erin Currie, Ph.D., study pediatric palliative care needs in the Deep South.
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Vision therapy plays a key role in developing the visual system to help with focusing and eye coordination.
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Harden Davis couldn’t walk 30 feet without having shortness of breath; but thanks to UAB doctors, he now breathes easy and has renewed energy.
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The UAB School of Nursing and community partners are providing a helping hand for vulnerable first-time mothers through Nurse-Family Partnership®.
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A collaboration between Birmingham AIDS Outreach and the UAB 1917 Clinic looks to provide nutrition support and education to address and prevent the rise of chronic disease in patients living with HIV.
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The research team will measure physical-based outcomes as well as emotional-based outcomes from the therapy.
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Women with substance use disorders now have a comprehensive care program at UAB to help navigate prenatal and postpartum care.
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Wellness and healing for RNICU moms comes in many forms, including sewing Halloween costumes for their infants through UAB’s Institute for Arts in Medicine program.
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UAB Hospital houses a 21-bed cardiac care unit specializing in procedures such as heart transplants and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.
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UAB Hospital has received a 2017 Women’s Choice Award for being one of America’s Best Breast Centers in the United States.
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Researchers use compounds found in a combination plant-based diet to successfully prevent and treat ER-negative breast cancer in mice.
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A UAB spinoff has received a stage two grant to test a potential solution for malfunctioning vascular access.
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UAB Specialty Pharmacy Services has been awarded URAC accreditation in the area of Specialty Pharmacy.
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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.
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UAB Medicine has a long history of caring for patients with adult congenital heart disease, and the Alabama Adult Congenital Heart Program is the only one in Alabama and one of a handful in the country that provide continuing care for patients as they move into adulthood.
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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 team of rehab psychologists provides care and pathways to better the quality of life for patients who suffer from a multitude of traumatic injuries.
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Workforce development funding and program support comes from entities including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Jonas Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Komen Foundation, American Cancer Society, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
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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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