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.
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Together with European partners, UAB unravels basis of Singleton-Merten Syndrome, which causes heart calcification and early periodontitis.
UAB neurology researcher Kristen Triebel gets substantial American Cancer Society grant to investigate the ability of patients to understand, choose and consent to treatment.
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Women’s Choice Awards and Becker’s Hospital Review honor UAB women’s health programs as among the nation’s best.
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editing the brain
Epigenetic changes are implicated in a host of neural conditions, from Alzheimer's-related memory loss to depression. Now, a revolutionary set of molecular editing tools are allowing scientists to alter the epigenome like never before. In The Mix, UAB neuroscientist Jeremy Day, Ph.D., explains how he uses these techniques in his lab, and why they could lead to an entirely new kind of therapy.
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Pediatric glaucoma is a rare, but dangerous eye disease. Learn more about this potential blinding condition and how ophthalmologists at UAB’s Callahan Eye Hospital saved the vision of one young boy.
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HPV testing alone is an effective alternative to current cervical cancer screening methods that use a Pap smear, or Pap smear-plus HPV test.
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Whether it is losing weight or quitting smoking, UAB’s employee wellness director says it can be done with the will to do so.
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Best of 2014 2
Injured military personnel to benefit from unique set of therapies offered at UAB.
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Best of 2014 2

The first patient in the Southeast to get the RNS responsive neurostimulation seizure-control device implanted in the brain reports dramatic results at UAB.

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Technological advances are changing the way medicine is practiced, and UAB’s Department of Biomedical Engineering is working with Southern Research Institute to be at the forefront of the field.
The UAB kidney chain, which began December 2013 and expects more transplants in January 2015, ‘showcases the power of the human spirit in every aspect.’
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Looking forward to a promising 2015, UAB News revisits some top stories of 2014.
December 17, 2014

Wisdom of the ages

Inside a Birmingham retirement community, UAB dental students glimpse the future. Caring for residents in the School of Dentistry’s geriatric clinic — unique in Alabama — they learn how America’s aging population will shape their careers. Discover how dental health impacts overall health, and how students embrace the challenges and joys of caring for older patients, in UAB Magazine.
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Best of 2014 2ECMO, or extra corporeal membrane oxygenation, takes on the function of the heart and lungs by routing the patient’s blood into the machine where carbon dioxide is removed and oxygen is added.
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UAB has launched one of the first clinics in the nation designed to provide healthy adults with an assessment of their risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
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UAB Medicine-Leeds clinic will provide convenient access to a full range of diagnostic testing and specialty physician services.
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Jarred Younger’s lab seeks to develop the state’s first research and treatment center for neuroinflammatory disorders.
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UAB researchers compared two sets of guidelines to ascertain if people with chronic kidney disease should take statins to reduce high cholesterol levels linked to cardiovascular disease.
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One eye, two contact lenses and a veteran’s life is changed forever.
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