A new surgical robot helps UAB physicians add a new technique for preparing for epilepsy surgery.

Published in Focus on Patient Care
Smita Bhatia, M.D., M.P.H., director of UAB's new Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship, explains how cancer treatments can lead to chronic health conditions in later life — and how "survivorship clinics" will help.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Naloxone kits have prevented more than 10,000 deaths from opioid overdose since local distribution programs began in 1996. Now, as deaths from opioid overdose reach an all-time high in the United States, a crowdfunded project from UAB researchers aims to put naloxone in the hands of those at highest risk.
Published in Service to Community

About half of American hospitals have some form of arts programming, usually art or music therapy. Now a growing number of medical centers — UAB Hospital is the first in Alabama — are implementing the more comprehensive AIM model.
Published in Experiencing the Arts
The American College of Surgeons has again verified UAB as a Level I Trauma Center, a designation held by UAB since 1999.
Published in Service to Community

UAB ophthalmologists have dinner in the dark to gain better understanding of what it means to be vision-impaired.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB offers two national clinical trials with customized treatment for lung cancer patients.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Boni Elewski, M.D., and Wendy Cantrell, DNP, pursue research and therapies that bring new drugs to market and change patients’ lives.
Published in Focus on Patient Care

Neuron-derived microRNAs obtained from blood samples may correlate with treatment response and could aid the search for new therapeutics.

UAB pathologist also leads a trainee in producing software to improve the quality and efficiency of perinatal autopsies.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB receives 2015 Women’s Choice Award for being named one of America’s best hospitals for cancer care.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB presents preliminary data indicating a significant savings in cancer costs by using a novel lay navigation program.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
An experimental lung-volume-reduction procedure using one-way valves shows promise for a UAB patient.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Increased risk of major adverse cardiac events after the later surgery persists for one year.
UAB has established the third multidisciplinary comprehensive clinic in the world for transverse myelitis, a rare spinal cord disease.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB has received prestigious designation as a Comprehensive Stroke Center from the Joint Commission and American Heart Association.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Between-hospital variations in active treatment explain much of the difference seen in infants born at 22 to 24 weeks of gestation.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Becker’s Hospital Review has named UAB Hospital as one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Elevated PARP1 polymerase in HER2+ breast cancer may confer susceptibility to PARP inhibitor drugs.
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