Improvements in motor function and memory suggest human neurodevelopmental disorders may be amenable to treatment, even after onset of symptoms. According to a researcher, neurodevelopmental disorders with intellectual disability and autism may not need to last a lifetime.
nycu graphic 2Parents who listen to their children’s interests could help them be more successful and well-rounded in their extracurricular activities.
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Pediatric neurosurgeons, oncologists and molecular imaging physicians continue to work toward better diagnoses, treatments and cures for childhood cancer.

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This potential chemotherapeutic agent to treat glioblastoma — a primary brain tumor with dismal survival rates — is a novel small molecule inhibitor.
A UAB physician will co-chair a steering committee of global cystic fibrosis experts and clinical trial investigators to support the design, conduct and execution of the triple combination pivotal study program.
The new clinic will be located just off Interstate 20 in St. Clair County.
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UAB’s Seth Landefeld joins the Board of Directors of the American Board of Internal Medicine.
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The Alabama Genomic Health Initiative has begun full scale recruitment of interested participants at two sites in Birmingham.
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A UAB obstetric surgeon will lend her skills to African women by treating obstetric fistula, a common complication of childbirth in the developing world that causes incontinence.
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This novel method improves purification of complex proteins by 10- to 500-fold, and it may aid both research and large-scale industrial production.
A UAB pain specialist says the opioid epidemic will lead to profound changes in legitimate opioid use for pain management-
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UAB is the only institution in Alabama chosen to date to participate in the TAPUR Study to help further understand targeted therapies in patients with advanced cancers.
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UAB’s Hill Student Center has received a 2017 Merit Award from the Birmingham chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
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June 28, 2017

Staying in rhythm

Anezi Uzendu, M.D., has touched the hearts of many patients and colleagues in his time at UAB; but now that reach is bigger than ever, after his own heart failed him.
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nycu graphic 2With both Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Lyme disease increasing in recent years, UAB wilderness medicine physician says it’s important to dress properly and to perform tick checks after woodland excursions.
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UAB's Air Force Special Operations Surgical Team was honored following a recent overseas deployment when the team commander received a prestigious award.
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The Golden Week program developed by UAB’s Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit was recently recognized nationally for its standardized set of practices for premature infants, providing them with quality care in their first week of life.
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Alabama ranks 45th in the nation in the number of primary care physicians available to care for its population, and a new UAB School of Medicine program aims to improve that number.
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UAB’s Stefan Kertesz, M.D., provides commentary on a new trial comparing yoga and physical therapy for those who suffer from low back pain.
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There will be more than 33,000 brain tumors diagnosed in Americans this year, according to the National Cancer Institute; but a UAB neurosurgeon says advances in treatment paint a brighter outlook than in years past.
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