Authors conclude that the relationship between the complexity of left main coronary artery disease and clinical outcomes varies over time and lay out approaches for individualized strategy of revascularization.
were with youAs a Baby-Friendly hospital, UAB is dedicated to helping new moms provide the best care for their newborns.
Scientists believe that the omentum — a little known organ considered the “policeman of the abdomen” – may have answers about how to halt the growth of aggressive tumors.
Medical professionals from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have provided a few tips to help men get healthy.
A multidisciplinary team will provide patients with advanced technology to diagnose and manage facial nerve disorders.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has established the Breast Cancer Survivorship Clinic to provide specialized follow-up care for breast cancer patients based on their individual health care needs.
Roman Johnson, a Ph.D. student studying medical sociology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been awarded a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship to study Arabic this summer in Morocco.
A leader in the early detection and treatment of gynecologic cancers is slated to be the next director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center. Michael J. Birrer, a leading oncologist, will take over as director Aug. 1.
nycu graphic 2Physicians at UAB share tips on men’s health and how it affects heart health, sexual function and memory and decreases cancer risk.
This study will explore the role of biomechanical differences in the optic nerve that may explain why individuals of African descent are at greatest risk of developing glaucoma.
Michael Birrer, a leading medical oncologist at Harvard University, will take the reins as the new director of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, succeeding the retiring Edward Partridge.
The interdisciplinary approach aims to accelerate clinical innovation by training STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — students and clinicians to collaborate.
The new UAB Breast Cancer Survivorship Clinic provides breast cancer patients extended follow-up care, helping them adjust to physical and emotional changes after treatment.
A former assistant professor at Pennington, mathematician Courtney Peterson developed TMI from a century-old equation and proved its accuracy, Heymsfield said. Peterson is now an assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
"Drowsy driving can be considered a form of distracted driving. Like in distracted drivers, [mental] resources are directed away from the task of driving in drowsy drivers."
“I got to see Army doctors, nurses and medics work, knowing what they did was really important, and that there was a great need for it,” Lee said. “I had always wanted to go to nursing school, and this sealed the decision for me. When I got back from that deployment, I enrolled at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing.”
Ohio University announced today that its executive vice president and provost has accepted a post at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Pam Benoit, the university's executive VP and provost since 2009, will be UAB's new senior vice president and provost starting July 1, 2017.
UAB piano student Mira Walker recently won first place in a prestigious national competition – the National Federation of Music Clubs Student/Collegiate Competition Finals, Piano Division, according to a UAB news release.
Drones are quickly becoming a prolific part of modern society, and students at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are doing cutting-edge research involving the flying machines.
"We would not be where we are today without the unwavering support of Birmingham, so this is a token of our appreciation for what the city has helped build," Clark said.
Start summer off right with this outdoor, family-friendly event featuring Alabama artisans, artists, farmers and vendors with live performances by local musicians and a children’s activity area.
The outpouring of sympathy from readers was expected; the outrage over the incident was understandable, especially considering the age of the farm machinery operator involved in the May 15 incident.
Benoit is a seasoned educator, communicator and administrator who comes to UAB from Ohio University, where she was executive vice president and provost for almost eight years.
nycu graphic 2A UAB engineer provides information about the risks and prevention methods associated with electric shock drowning in fresh bodies of water.
A novel approach to fighting cancer being developed in Birmingham that is in a preclinical phase has received a European patent. The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Emory University and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta have partnered to create biopharmaceutical company Incysus Ltd.
Although cannabis had been used for many centuries for treatment of seizure disorders, medical use became prohibited in the 20th century. However, with the loosening of laws regarding medical marijuana, research and clinical use of marijuana-derived substances are increasing.
Roman Johnson, a first-year Ph.D. student, will travel to Morocco this summer to study Arabic.
UAB’s Critical Care Transport program, which has transported almost 50,000 patients by air and ground, has been reaccredited for the seventh consecutive review period.
A photojournalist turned U.S. Army nurse is a shining example of nursing school’s commitment to providing quality health care for veterans.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible vision loss in older people in the United States. AMD affects 14 million U.S. adults, and this number will increase as the "baby boomer" generation ages.
“This recognition is important because it shows we’re doing the right things to make their time as employees rewarding, and we will continue to work earnestly with our faculty and staff to enhance their experience." said UAB President Ray Watts.
Through summer writing camps, writing contests, and initiatives with classroom teachers, the Red Mountain Writing Project is inspiring the next generation of writers.
UAB Professor Pat Speck received End Violence Against Women International’s 2017 Professional Impact Award.
Calvin Kennedy, a nurse at UAB Hospital, is a two-time kidney transplant recipient who has no plans to live an ordinary life.
Completed nominations for the 2017-2018 Junior Alumni Board must be submitted by 5 p.m. May 31.
A study by Courtney Peterson, assistant professor of nutrition sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, showed that people who finished eating by early afternoon burned more fat and had fewer bouts of hunger.
Tests of cells collected from the umbilical cord blood vessel walls at birth can predict death or poor pulmonary outcomes in extremely preterm infants, say researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Dr. Edward E. Partridge, who has served as the director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center since 2007, will be retiring from the position at the end of July. UAB is conducting a national search to find his successor.
Alabama research institutions make the case to Congress to maintain funding for the National Institutes of Health.
Every day, students will work closely with nationally acclaimed novelists, essayists, and poets, all of whom have extensive teaching experience.
Distractions from technology have a detrimental effect on children’s crash risk as pedestrians and drivers.
nycu graphic 2The average American consumes nearly 2,000 mg a day over most adults’ ideal amount of sodium intake, excluding salt added at the table. Sodium found in restaurant, pre-packaged and processed foods, and foods like canned vegetables can increase heart disease and stroke risk, among others.
He appeared at ASC’s first gala fundraiser in 1999, returned in 2007, and was again was in the spotlight Sunday for the 2017 Viva Health Starlight Gala.
At a time when medical cannabis and cannabis-based products are gaining traction in the treatment of seizures, one of UAB’s CBD oil investigators serves as a guest editor for a special research journal devoted to cannabinoid research.
"This circadian fluctuation is now known as a risk factor for the progression of glaucoma. What we need to now answer is 'why is this circadian fluctuation happening?' Once we understand why circadian rhythm is a risk factor, we can begin to develop targeted treatments."
The partnership with Strata Oncology will provide patients with advanced or rare cancers with tumor profiling or sequencing at no cost aside from their typical co-pays. Average tumor profiling ordinarily costs $4,000 per test.
Forbes recently named the University of Alabama at Birmingham No. 69 on its list of the best 75 large employers in the United States.
Allostery, a fundamental means of regulating enzymes, is crucial for living cells.
Adherence to care improves when youth with HIV receive education and help navigating the system, according to study out of UAB.
Applied music major Mira Walker submitted her performance of works by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin and Liebermann, and received a $3,000 award for first place.
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