A drug long used for adults with sickle cell disease could change how the disease is managed in very young children.

As UAB’s second Fulbright winner this year, recent graduate Grace Benton will teach English in Jordan.

The Alabama Vision Alliance has mobilized an emergency eye care bus for those affected by the storms.

UAB School of Nursing faculty go into community to treat tornado-affected people.

New research from the ongoing CREST trial finds gender plays role in stroke-prevention procedures.
UAB student Noora Siddiqui of Harvest was in her dorm April 27 when the tornadoes tore through the state, destroying her family home.

Mom celebrates Mother’s Day knowing she gave teen son gift of life twice.

A graduating senior almost didn’t make it after his brother died, but he found the strength to finish the course.

UAB professor and first-generation college graduate makes it her goal to make doctors of her mentees.

Artist James Marshall, more commonly known as Dalek, will install four site-specific wall paintings at the UAB Visual Arts Gallery.

Blazers star bears the standard of education for his 11 siblings and, in upcoming commencement, the College of Arts & Sciences.

Graduating seniors move on to careers that they say could have only been discovered while at UAB.
UAB research shows MitoQ neutralizes free radicals that lead to liver damage.

UAB geriatrician Andrew Duxbury has written a play for a senior adult theatre troupe with some important messages for older Americans.

Trauma patients throughout state transported to UAB for treatment; more expected.

Caring for storm victims’ psychological wounds important too, says UAB psychologist.

Panion has arranged music for Stevie Wonder and many more stars, conducted orchestras around the world and won two Grammy awards.

Students graduate from UAB in two ceremonies.

UAB professor discovers key to making better lifeguards.

UAB is the first in the state to offer new procedure that uses thermal energy to help keep airways flowing freely.

For about $200 per child, the seven-day mortality rate for newborns in Zambia dropped by 40 percent.

Blacks, Hispanics and Asians are more likely than whites to spend their life savings to extend life; preferences could inform cancer care.

By mapping a patient’s genome, and their tumor’s, with whole-genome sequencing, physicians can use more targeted therapies.

Christophe E. Jackson, a doctoral student in the Department of Biology, has been awarded a 2011 Ford Foundation Fellowship in its dissertation competition.

A UAB student has won a prestigious National Science Foundation grant; three UAB students received honorable mentions.

April 18, 2011

Tessler named vice chair in radiology

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Adding cystatin C to a diagnostic panel revealed one person in six who had chronic kidney disease that was undetected using the conventional test.

The UAB Center for Exercise Medicine studies what type of exercise, and how much, is best for people with hypertension, cancer and more.

English professor awarded prestigious Ireland Award for scholarly distinction.

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