Greer Underwood, 9, became the first child in the U.S. to get an experimental heart device in March, keeping her alive for a Mother’s Day heart transplant.
There’s ticks in them-there woods, and that means the possibility of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, as one UAB patient recently discovered.
New drug may slow the progression of chronic kidney disease in type 2 diabetics, increase kidney function and stave off dialysis.
Donna Arnett, professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health, is the sixth UAB faculty member to serve in this role.
With the acquisition, UAB takes a significant step toward making sophisticated cell therapy a part of patient care.
A common combination screen proved no more effective than non-screening, but scientists are finding new ways to prevent and treat the disease.