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UAB News: Research

Last unknown structure of HIV-1 solved, another step in efforts to disarm the AIDS virus
This structure will further explain how the virus infects human cells and how progeny viruses are assembled, and it may be a point of attack to disarm the virus.
Saving hearts after a heart attack: Overexpression of a cell-cycle activator gene enhances repair of dead heart muscle
Overexpression of CCND2 increased growth and division of grafted heart muscle cells, resulting in better heart function and decreased size of dead tissue.
UAB hosts Blood Equality Medical Advisory Board to discuss changes in current blood donation policy regarding gay men
Leaders in HIV research and treatment gather at UAB to address laws that prohibit gay men from donating blood.
Researchers describe mechanism that underlies age-associated bone loss
This knowledge can provide targets in the search for novel bone-loss therapeutics to treat osteoporosis.
Vaccine to prevent most cervical cancers shows long-term effectiveness
These new results, led by primary author Warner Huh, M.D., strengthen the promise that vaccination with Gardasil 9 can reduce 90 percent of cervical cancers.