Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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The Seattle-based startup on Tuesday announced a new partnership with UAB to combine expertise and intellectual property.
“Culture, environment, health care access, socioeconomics and population-specific genetic differences contribute to high cancer incidences and to cancer health disparities,” said Upender Manne, lead principal investigator and professor in the UAB Department of Pathology.
Akinyemi Ojesina, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, who’s one of the corresponding authors on the study is excited with the prospect of developing novel targeted therapies for cervical cancer.
About 3.5 percent of the U.S. population has PTSD in a given year, and the rate for women is nearly three times higher than that for men.
Our understanding of what’s healthy can evolve, which is why dietary guidelines are regularly updated to reflect the latest science — and no longer say breakfast can help with weight control.
The American Academy of Neurology panel determined that fMRI can provide more specific brain mapping before epilepsy surgery across a range of circumstances that were individually evaluated, with detailed recommendations.
Dr. Jayme Locke, a recent Top 40 Under 40 honoree, was selected for the James IV Traveling fellowship, which aims to promote communication and collaboration in the surgical community.
CRISPR, or Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats, is essentially a pair of molecule-sized programmable scissors—scissors that work on the DNA inside living cells. In the few years since scientists have refined the technology, CRISPR has revolutionized gene editing.
Until now, a team of late-shift clinical technologists in the University of Alabama at Birmingham analyzed between 4,000 and 5,000 tubes of blood every night, providing information to help guide patient care, while keeping watch for abnormal test results that require immediate notification to clinicians.
David Allison, a biostatistician at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, tested the "sexercise" theory - that sex can be exercise - but found that sex lasted only six minutes on average, burning a paltry 20 or so calories.
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