Macrophage cells require agility to scavenge and digest dead cells and prevent an immune response to self. In lupus, the macrophages lose that agility.
A series of fascinating studies at Harvard University showed that many people respond positively to placebo pills — even when they are told that the pills don't have any active ingredients. Now researchers at UAB have partnered with a Harvard scientist to test these "open-label" placebos for the first time in cancer survivors.
Photographs made in and about the South by students in the Department of Art and Art History will be on exhibition at the Shelby County Arts Council Gallery.
UAB’s David Pollock, Ph.D., recently visited Cuba with a delegation from the American Physiological Society to sign a historic agreement for research collaboration with Cuban counterparts.
Boni Elewski, M.D., and Wendy Cantrell, DNP, pursue research and therapies that bring new drugs to market and change patients’ lives.
Deadlines for abstracts are set for early fall and are open to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, clinical fellows and residents.
Join a UAB team or create a team for the annual walk, which helps raise funds for research efforts.
Cardiologist Kevin Sublett will oversee the nationally accredited UAB Heart and Vascular Clinic of Central Alabama.
This improvement in cognition persists despite a high-glycemic-index diet, a possible risk factor for Alzheimer’s.
A national expert in the biomedical engineering field will chair UAB’s joint department beginning Oct. 1.
Three-year grant establishes consortium to better organize and support collaborative research related to the loss of functional beta cell mass in type 1 diabetes.
The Leadership in Research Award, which recognizes outstanding leadership, is given at the discretion of the SNRS Board of Directors.

A double music and theater major, Nole Jones will compete against 13 semifinalists selected in the NATS National Student Auditions in the College Music Theatre Men division.

Best of 2015 2Neuron-derived microRNAs obtained from blood samples may correlate with treatment response and could aid the search for new therapeutics.

A UAB researchers suggests that autoimmune disease therapy may be an effective treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death worldwide for women ages 15-44 years, and UAB serves as a site for the latest study by the Microbicide Trials Network, which has previously studied this new approach with positive results in other female age groups.

The Aura cloud computing system, designed by UAB computer scientist Ragib Hasan, Ph.D., could turn the Internet of Things into the Internet of Cha-ching.
Mark Ingram will be the featured speaker for the NAS annual meeting; tickets are on sale now, and reservations must be made by June 16.
UAB pathologist also leads a trainee in producing software to improve the quality and efficiency of perinatal autopsies.
UAB receives 2015 Women’s Choice Award for being named one of America’s best hospitals for cancer care.
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