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Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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Movi Medical, a local design firm that developed a new, state-of-the-art patient transport chair at the request of an executive at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Health System, is winning orders for its chairs, winning national recognition for its design, developing other products and running a Kickstarter crowd-funding campaign.
This video is from NBC Nightly News and was shot on the UAB Green.
The votes have been cast and four local companies will advance to the next round to decide the most popular brand in the Magic City.
“Since mapping the entire human genome, advances in the speed of high throughput sequencing and reductions in cost have given us the capacity to identify genetic abnormalities in a given cancer,” Edward Partridge, MD, Director of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, said. “We’ve been collaborating with HudsonAlpha on the genomics of cancer for several years. The consortium formalizes the relationship under a core grant from the NIH, and gives us a structure to work together more productively.”
An assistant professor in The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing is one of only 12 nursing educators in the United States to be selected for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars program this year.
The growing field of young piano virtuosos coming to Birmingham gets a little more crowded Sunday, Oct. 12, when Eric Lu, a 16-year-old prize winner who entered the Curtis Institute of Music last year, opens the 2014-15 UAB Piano Series.
Jimmie Johnson, one of the 12 contenders for the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, will be on the UAB campus Wednesday to officiate the annual Gurney Derby, a traditional homecoming race for the school.
Concerns over Ebola are bringing more patients to physicians with questions. We reached out to a variety of experts to get their "talking points" and advice on what physicians should say when patients ask about Ebola.
A new concept in patient chairs intended for hospitals, nursing facilities, or home-bound seniors could replace the old-fashioned wheelchair.
A new single-dose, injected drug appears safe and effective at helping ease flu symptoms, two new studies show.

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