The first large-scale trial of continuous chest compression following cardiac arrest shows little difference between the old and new methods of doing CPR.
Treating patients 50 and older with high blood pressure to a systolic blood pressure of less than 120 mm Hg reduced rates of cardiovascular events, including heart attack, heart failure and stroke, by 25 percent.
Published in Faculty Excellence
When Egyptologist Sarah Parcak is not in a classroom at UAB, the pioneer of satellite remote sensing for archaeology is finding sites around the world from space and helping others follow her lead.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Across campus, UAB students, faculty and staff are engaged in partnerships that are offering opportunity and healing for veterans, and helping to prepare and protect those who serve in harm’s way.
Published in Service to Community
A multisite study led by UAB has found the first biomarker for the onset of seizures in infants with tuberous sclerosis.
A UAB professor and student are examining how a new drug may improve life expectancies for CF patients and unplanned pregnancies among women.
UAB Libraries’ strategic plan priorities include initiatives to grow, adapt, innovate and become a model 21st century leader in providing resources and services for students, faculty and patients.
Published in Enhancing Facilities
Alabama’s largest comprehensive heart valve program offers TAVR, numerous valve replacement and repairs, perileak closure, and other structural heart procedures.
Published in Service to Community
Computer & Information Sciences researchers tested users’ abilities to detect malware and phishing attacks while measuring the neurophysiological behavior underlying these tasks.
Southern Research and UAB launch a search for compounds that might provide new therapies for CF nonsense mutations.
A drug derived from female hormones that may help soldiers survive major blood loss on a battlefield will undergo first human testing at UAB.
The searing pain and debilitating fatigue of fibromyalgia and related conditions turn life into a daily struggle for millions of Americans. UAB’s Jarred Younger hopes to bring them relief through his groundbreaking research into potential causes,including brain inflammation, and exciting new treatments.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Best of 2015New research from UAB’s Department of Biology shows how one species can fully support the development of another species in a sustainable system. 

UAB researchers collaborated on a study showing a blood test for chlamydia might be valuable in screening infertile women for pregnancy outcomes.
UAB's strengths in clinical care and research are powering an interdisciplinary expedition into largely uncharted territory: neuroinflammatory mechanisms in Parkinson's disease.
African-Americans are at increased risk for glaucoma, and a new UAB study looks to find ways to improve medication adherence in that patient group
The UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine has awarded its first pilot grants to teams of researchers from the two institutions to pursue projects in cancer and cardiac disease.
Jessica Williams, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UAB Department of Health Services Administration, received a $100,000 New Connections grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to examine perceptions of discrimination in health care settings.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
A new study from UAB could provide the first known data about the impact of dietary patterns on dietary adherence and cardiometabolic risk factors in adults with spinal cord injury.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Sagar Kaushik will present his research at a conference Oct. 9.
Published in Student Experience

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