Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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UAB officials broke ground April 13 on a new two-story, 28,000-square-foot facility that will be the new UAB Police Department headquarters.
Surgeons place the cadaver liver in the normothermic machine, which then pumps the organ with warm, oxygenated blood and nutrition at or just below body temperature for up to 24 hours before transplant.
The research team, based at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, found nearly 75% of the healthcare support workers surveyed had a poor diet, while nearly 54% had a higher-than-optimal body mass index.
To estimate the number of patients filling high-intensity statin prescriptions after MI who continue to adhere to their medication, researchers conducted a retrospective cohort study following 57,898 Medicare beneficiaries after MI hospitalization.
Founded in 2013, the company has raised $28 million to date from former NFL players and top biotech veterans, among others including the University of Alabama at Birmingham which has entered into a partnership with Vicis.
UAB Dr. Tamara Oechslin, Dr. Becky Luu, and UAB fourth-year optometry clinicians checked the eyesight, eye alignment, refractive error and ocular health of six babies, at no charge to the babies’ families. The exams were part of InfantSEE, a public health program in optometry designed to ensure that eye and vision care become an essential part of infant wellness to improve a child’s quality of life.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been chosen by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research as one of five academic centers to host the third class of The Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders.
Project Manager Rob Harris said the project team should be ready to go vertical on the project to add five floors and 72,000 square feet to the UAB School of Nursing. M.J Harris started working on the project in October.
"In my experience, Alzheimer's disease is the most feared disease in people over 65," said David Geldmacher, M.D., the director of the Division of Memory Disorders in the Department of Neurology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The student-designed shoes will be auctioned off during the Growing Kings’ second annual fundraising gala—Chucks & Tux — Saturday, April 29. Growing Kings is a nonprofit organization that provides mentoring services to at-risk male youth in the Birmingham City School System.
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