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The kinetic art sculpture on the front of the Callahan Eye Hospital is getting a sprucing up. Work crews were on the campus of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Friday, concentrating on the artwork named Complex Vision.
In his series Everything Is Going To Be All Right, Alabama-based artist Jared Ragland, adjunct professor of photography and Visual Media and Outreach Coordinator for Department of Art and Art History at UAB, takes us through the night in New Orleans, both past and present.
The UAB Political Science Club on Friday is hosting a "Meet the Candidates" debate for Alabama House of Representatives districts 52, 54 and 55. The three districts were chosen because of their proximity to the UAB campus.
Genkyotex, a developer of selective NOX enzyme inhibitors, announced today the publication of data showing that GKT137831, a first in class NOX1 and 4 inhibitor, was able to reverse lung fibrosis associated with aging in a new model of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
The Birmingham Business Alliance is performing better than its peer cities in two-thirds of its 12 key measurements, but its chief executive said there is plenty of room for improvement.
While the source of of an individual’s allergy varies, tree pollen is a primary problem during the spring for people who suffer from allergies, according Dr. Richard Waguespack, an ear, nose and throat specialist and clinical professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
“Specifically, we were able to demonstrate that established fibrosis in lungs of aged mice is partially reversed by administration of GKT137831, a new NOX inhibitor from Genkyotex,” explained Victor J. Thannickal, MD, Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Director, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved two endowed positions, an endowed lectureship and three emeritus promotions.
"Failure of this trial to reach its primary efficacy endpoint has forced me (and everybody else) to rethink this issue. Much more clinical and preclinical research is needed before we can define the role of renal denervation in the management of hypertension and its complications/comorbidities.Suzanne Oparil, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham report a genetically engineered herpes simplex viral therapy is safe when used in conjunction with radiation in the treatment of malignant gliomas, one of the most deadly forms of brain cancer.

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