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Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine has formed two new institutes, the Personalized Medicine Institute and the Institute for Informatics, with plans to bring together scientists, researchers and physicians across disciplines to find new ways to provide care for diseases and disorders while making UAB more likely to receive research grants within a competitive industry.
With only a handful of facilities in the nation capable of matching HudsonAlpha's capacity for conducting genomic sequencing for large groups patients, it greatly expands UAB's capacity to use genomic testing in medical care at its hospitals.
UAB's Health Careers Opportunity Program helped middle- and high school students create their own fictitious brand of toothpaste and develop a commercial to market it. Students showcased their creativity, marketing, and video skills through product design and a commercial they wrote, shot, and edited
The third annual Smart Cities event — organized by the UAB Sustainable Smart Cities Research Center — focused on ways to make Birmingham a smarter, more livable city. About 300 people attended, including architects, engineers, planners, academics, politicians, neighborhood leaders and public transit advocates.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) hosted its third annual Sustainable Smart Cities Symposium at the DoubleTree Hotel Birmingham on Thurs., June 12, 2014. About 300 people attended. The event, organized by The Sustainable Smart Cities Research Center, focuses on ways to make Birmingham a smarter, more livable city. A hydrogen fuel-cell transit bus on display outside the DoubleTree during the symposium. With no tailpipe emissions, the bus is one of only a few like it in the world and was developed at UAB through a federal grant.
Obesity, which affects more than one-third of Americans, is a chronic disease that can shorten one’s life span, but new findings from the University of Alabama at Birmingham show that its effect on mortality has reduced in recent years among many groups, particularly women.
Evan L. Thacker, PhD, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and colleagues conducted a prospective cohort study to examine the association between Life's Simple 7 scores and incidence of cognitive impairment.
"As was typical in clinical trials for rheumatoid arthritis, most of those serious infections were pneumonia," said Jeffrey R. Curtis, MD, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Up till now, many heart doctors have tackled high blood pressure by trying to get a patient's blood pressure as low as possible through drugs and lifestyle modifications such as diet and exercise.
The UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine will study human DNA to better understand the onset and progression of certain diseases.

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