Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have created a small molecule that prevents or impedes tooth cavities in a preclinical model. The inhibitor blocks the function of a key virulence enzyme in an oral bacterium, a molecular sabotage that is akin to throwing a monkey wrench into machinery to jam the gears.
nycu graphic 2Andrew D. Pucker, O.D., Ph.D., gives tips on safe use of contact lenses, including advice on travel, swimming and UV rays.
“Accidents can happen to anyone, and storing firearms that are unlocked and loaded is extremely dangerous.”
For four days in late July, pastors, deacons and folks running church kitchens and health ministries gathered in the Birmingham church to discuss a range of issues, including health concerns disproportionately affecting African Americans in their congregations and communities.

Professor and chair of the Department of Neurosurgery

Areas of expertise: brain tumors, brain cancer, glioblastoma, viral vector therapy

Meet the team of UAB students working to build a house completely powered by solar energy for the 2017 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Competition.
The Helen Keller Art Show, on display at the Edge of Chaos conference space at UAB through August 31, features 28 works made by Alabama children from birth to age 21 who have been identified as having a visual impairment, as partially sighted or having low vision, or as blind or deaf blind.
Aissah Kaba worked in the lab of Alan Eberhardt, Ph.D., professor of biomedical engineering in the UAB School of Engineering, fashioning three-dimensional thermoplastic polymer scaffolds for bone repair.
New research published in Epilepsia, a journal of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE), suggests that an investigational neurological treatment derived from cannabis may alter the blood levels of commonly used antiepileptic drugs. It is important for clinicians to consider such drug interactions during treatment of complex conditions.
The participants are also taking other seizure drugs while they are receiving the investigational therapy, investigators checked the blood levels of their other seizure drugs to see if they changed. “With any new potential seizure medication, it is important to know if drug interactions exist and if there are labs that should be monitored while taking a specific medication,” said lead author Dr Tyler Gaston.
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