Call for Abstracts: Health disparities research
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Iryna Mazhak, Ph.D., a Fulbright Visiting Scholar from Ukraine, is developing a medical sociology course and textbook materials during her nine months at UAB. No such course or textbook exists in her homeland, she says.
Gregory Friedman, M.D., is working to combat medulloblastoma — the most common malignant pediatric brain tumor — using genetically altered viruses that kill cancer cells and leave normal cells untouched.
Eating more fruits and vegetables is good for a number of reasons, but weight-loss isn’t necessarily one of them, UAB researchers say.