AIMTech’s ResistX treadmill will make its debut at the American College of Sports Medicine’s annual conference.
Cystic fibrosis lung cells were restored to 50 percent of healthy function in work that provides the first evidence that novel therapeutic strategies for human patients can be identified based on yeast studies.
The new chair named to lead UAB’s Department of Pathology has a strong background in personalized medicine, clinical care and basic science research.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Identifying a stable outlook and UAB’s very strong enterprise and financial profile, S&P Global Ratings has raised its rating on various series of general revenue bonds issued by The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees on behalf of UAB.
Published in Enhancing Facilities
Marie Bakitas, DNSc, associate director and senior scientist at the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care, was recently recognized for continued outstanding work in the palliative care field.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Big data provides insight into patient readmission after pediatric neurosurgery.
The new Division of Congenital Cardiac Anesthesiology represents a move to more fully align and integrate with other clinical divisions that provide care for congenital cardiac patients at Children’s of Alabama.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Researchers at UAB look to integrate health care within rural communities to improve care for children.

Published in Focus on Patient Care
ACOG recognizes G. Wright Bates, M.D., for making a difference and positive impact as a mentor.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Longtime VP for Research and Economic Development Richard B. Marchase, Ph.D., plans to retire at the end of 2016. During his tenure, UAB annual research expenditures grew from $331 million to $510 million.
Antibiotic use in acute and long-term care facilities is a focus of UAB’s antibiotic stewardship program.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Results show that JAK/STAT pathway inhibitors may be a new class of therapeutic treatments for patients with Parkinson’s disease. Acting by reducing inflammation, they prevent neurodegeneration in animal models and may be an important new approach to slow progression of the disease.
Governor Robert Bentley has signed an executive order establishing the initiative to improve the health literacy of Alabamians, and UAB faculty will play an important role.
Published in Service to Community
Two young Alabama women formed a bond over a rare germ cell cancer affecting only 1,000 women across the United States.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Understanding how people respond to aspirin is key in terms of knowing who will benefit from it.
Two UAB students will travel to other institutions and take part in a research project as part of the Amgen Scholars program.
Published in Student Experience
The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and Department of Ophthalmology will host the 2016 Annual Clinical and Research Symposium on May 13-14 at the Westin Birmingham.
Published in Service to Community

Researchers have proposed a model that resolves a seeming paradox in one of the most intriguing areas of the brain, exploring how immature granule cells in the dentate gyrus appear able to enhance pattern separation due to lesser synaptic connectivity than mature cells.

UAB News introduced Baby JJ and the Burford family to the public in 2015. After two difficult surgeries in his first year of life, Jeremiah reaches a milestone in his road to recovery.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB professor leads study in Brazil to help further understand the effects of Zika virus during pregnancy.
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