Just one month after major research findings showed dangerous PFAS present in more than one-third of fast food packaging tested, UAB and Notre Dame created a new technique to track PFASs in the body.

Antenatal corticosteroids given to high-risk moms are associated with better outcomes for babies born prematurely.

Unusual case of teen patient diagnosed with colorectal cancer receives innovative first-in-human clinical trial at UAB, reflecting a unique story of cancer and hope.

Bevan, Locke, Saag are among 12 speakers who will speak at the annual, independently organized event which will challenge attendees to embrace the event’s theme of possibility.

Ph.D. candidate Kathryn Henley competed against 45 students to win first place at the 3MT Regional Competition in Annapolis, Maryland, on March 5.

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The Alabama Organ Center will co-host the event and help those who attend learn more about organ donation, as well as register anyone interested in becoming a donor upon death.
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Anderson Glover was diagnosed with congenital cataracts when he was 8 months old, but specialized treatment from UAB has provided new vision for a bright and happy child. 

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UAB Internal Medicine and Pediatrics physician adds an audiobook feature with his latest release, which explores the power of pharmaceutical companies in this frightening medical thriller.
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Students studying voice are offered free screenings of their vocal cords by professionals in the UAB Voice Center to check for overuse, allergies or reflux and to prevent potential damage.
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A longtime UAB physician, educator and administrator has been honored with a major award from the Society for General Internal Medicine.
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UAB assays enabled the first genomewide association study of IgA1 O-glycosylation aberrancy in IgA nephropathy, a disease that frequently causes kidney failure.
UAB’s School of Medicine will host The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s National Educating America Tour at UAB to discuss best practices for caregiving, current research efforts and resources for lives affected by Alzheimer’s.
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Two new undergraduate programs — genetics and genomic sciences and immunology — are interdepartmental majors in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Medicine.
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The new UAB Medicine Telehealth team of Bart Kelly and Eric Wallace aim to steadily grow telehealth providers across the UAB health care spectrum “one program at a time.”
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Failure of hormone deprivation therapy used to slow prostate cancer in patients leads to castration-resistant prostate cancer, a lethal form of advanced disease with limited treatment options. Endostatin, used in combination therapy, may help delay onset of castration-resistant disease.
UAB has named James Davies the director of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
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New data from the REGARDS study show that blacks with the sickle cell trait are more likely to develop kidney failure requiring dialysis.
UAB launches the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative, a statewide effort to use the power of genomics to improve health in Alabama.

A UAB physician provides tips for traveling with infants. 

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UAB graduating medical school students learn where they will do their residency training on Match Day at the Alys Stephens Center. 

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