A drug long used for adults with sickle cell disease could change how the disease is managed in very young children.
UAB professor discovers key to making better lifeguards.
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.