Glaucoma affects more than 3 million people in the United States and is the leading cause of blindness in African-Americans.
UAB employees spearheaded an effort that led to the university’s adopting the paid leave benefits policy earlier this year — and then they carried their initiative to the state level.
Researchers study the mechanisms that prevent autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus or multiple sclerosis after an infection.
The research supported by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will evaluate the effectiveness of different types of exercise programs for people with MS.
Several activities are planned in and around UAB for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Experience the live cinema-concert recreation of the classic animated French film “The Triplets of Belleville,” presented by UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.
The UAB Geriatrics Clinic is addressing health issues in senior adults by identifying and addressing gaps in nutrition.
The AGHI, a genomics partnership between UAB and HudsonAlpha, is cited for collaboration by Health Connect South.
Virtual reality delivery of CI therapy, a form of physical rehabilitation shown to be highly effective, allows stroke patients to access this complex treatment in their own homes.
A local symposium addresses the mental health of veterans, helping them to better integrate into home life and the workplace.
UAB senior linebacker Shaq Jones has been selected to the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. Jones is one of 22 student-athletes chosen for the award, which recognizes community service. Vote now.
Beating cancer means bridging gaps that put African Americans at greater risk of getting the disease and dying from it. Meet three trailblazing alumnae broadening the impact of lifesaving discoveries through research, education, and outreach, and hear their advice for budding scientists eager to follow in their footsteps.
The Oncology Nursing Society Foundation provides scholarships for nurses to further their nursing educations in an effort to transform cancer care for patients throughout their lifespan.
UAB Medicine-Leeds provides patients east of Birmingham a convenient location with ample parking and a full spectrum of imaging capabilities.
UAB School of Engineering professors received two of three National Cooperative Highway Research Program awards for research with potential to advance the construction, safety, maintenance and management of highway systems.
The 2017 Community Engagement Institute plans to bring academic and community leaders together for discussions on public health.
UAB and Innovation Depot are among the 42 organizations from 28 states that received more than $17 million to create and expand cluster-focused proof-of-concept and commercialization programs, and early-stage seed capital funds.
As one of 163 worldwide AEN fellows, Hallman was recognized for substantial contributions to emergency nursing.
UAB has partnered with Zipcar to bring self-service car-sharing on campus.
An American Heart Association panel, including two experts from UAB, says the same healthy habits that can help ward off heart disease or stroke can also help prevent cognitive decline.
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