Similar to the ancient Greek legend of the Trojan horse, platelets in a transgenic mouse deliver a life-saving enzyme.
The future for babies born with hypoplastic left-heart syndrome depends to a great extent upon additional cardiac issues that may not be fully known until after birth.
Kidney recipients infected only with HIV do as well as uninfected recipients, but HIV-infected recipients co-infected with hepatitis C virus have poorer outcomes.
March 11, 2015
UAB ophthalmologists are racing to save our sight. While the number of Americans with glaucoma could double by 2050, UAB’s team of specialists and scientists is expanding knowledge about the disease. Discover how expert care, clever inventions, and engineering ingenuity could lead to early detection and new treatments in UAB Magazine.
Harvey Makadon, M.D., director of the National LGBT Health Education Center at the Fenway Institute, will be at UAB on March 11.
March 04, 2015
Many Alabama communities face a growing demand for health care, but a shrinking number of providers. Discover how UAB’s School of Nursing is training nurse practitioners to help fill the void in both primary and specialty care, with tracks reflecting the field’s evolving role, in UAB Magazine.
March 03, 2015
The UAB studies are designed to test the safety and tolerability of CBD oil in patients with intractable seizures. CBD oil, a derivative of the cannabis plant, is delivered orally as an oily liquid.
Hot topics in cancer prevention and control to be highlighted at national ASPO meeting hosted by UAB.
February 27, 2015
The Women and Infants Center and its physicians, nurses and staff have passed numerous milestones and garnered honors with patient care as the key focus.
February 26, 2015
A little more than a year since he suffered major injuries in the January 2014 snowstorm, Kelly Garner and his UAB orthopedics team were showing the world just how far he has come.
February 20, 2015
UAB’s critical care transport team flies its first patient to Birmingham on a portable heart/lung bypass machine.
February 11, 2015
Cycliad, a unique biking event, comes to Birmingham for the first time to support navigation services for cancer patients
February 19, 2015
Medicare now will cover the cost of CT scans for lung cancer, a screening UAB has offered since July 2013.
February 18, 2015
Renowned UAB HPV expert Warner Huh says new nine-valent HPV vaccine has the potential to eradicate the majority of cervical cancer.
February 09, 2015
UAB Hospital is first in the United States to implant new Evaheart device as part of the US Pivotal Trial to test L-VAD for patients with severe congestive heart failure.
January 27, 2015
UAB’s David Kimberlin, M.D., who also is president of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, urges parents to speak with their child’s doctor about immunizations.
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January 22, 2015
This year's Ann Dial McMillan Endowed Lectureship in Family and Child Health lecture features James W. Collins, M.D., MPH, a researcher from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
January 22, 2015
Together with European partners, UAB unravels basis of Singleton-Merten Syndrome, which causes heart calcification and early periodontitis.
January 22, 2015
UAB neurology researcher Kristen Triebel gets substantial American Cancer Society grant to investigate the ability of patients to understand, choose and consent to treatment.