BCRFA continues to provide substantial gifts to UAB Cancer Center to accelerate breast cancer research.
Published in Service to Community
Measure of Mpl gene expression reveals a heterogonous population of leukemia stem cells: one group leukemic and the other group non-leukemic.
A UAB-led study shows that, for older patients, carotid artery surgery is safer than stenting.
More evidence that generic medications are as effective as brand name drugs.
The properties of cubic or spherical shape and solid or elastic stiffness affect the fates of polymer microcapsules meant to carry chemotherapy to a tumor.
Lead author of paper published in Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice journal says, while causal relationship cannot be inferred, findings are “absolutely encouraging.”
UAB is recruiting postpartum women who are still lactating, for a study on the effects of the antiretroviral drug used to prevent HIV transmission.
New UAB research study shows therapeutic promise in targeting MLK4 in brain cancer patients.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology shows fecal incontinence risk from anal intercourse is heightened for both women and men, with men almost three times as likely to experience incontinence.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Research volunteers are needed for a UAB study to determine which combinations of Type 2 diabetes drugs work best for different groups of people.
Selma’s first black police chief now has new opportunities ahead thanks to a new procedure from UAB cardiologists.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine looks at the relationship between lifetime marijuana use and cognitive function in middle-aged adults.
Articles in peer-reviewed research journals sometimes have mistakes, and a UAB study shows the process to correct such mistakes is flawed.
One major goal is the discovery of new genotype/phenotype correlations — how a particular mutation indicates that some symptoms in patients are unlikely to develop with age.
UAB researchers led a team that discovered that a smoking-related condition called expiratory airway collapse — often thought inconsequential — is associated with lung disease.
Poster sessions and guest lecturers aim to celebrate Darwin’s legacy.
Published in Student Experience
Discover Magazine names UABresearch among top 100 stories of 2015.
In a joint statement of National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers, the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center urges parents, young adults and physicians to increase HPV vaccination rates.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB researchers find that epigenetic changes associated with chronic obesity alter expression of memory-related genes in the brain.
A UAB study found that minority Americans who encounter discriminatory sentiments and actions are more likely to experience panic attacks, and smoking or consuming excessive amounts of alcohol were also identified as factors.

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