UAB News: Research

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UAB News: Research

Surgeons perform Alabama’s first transplant in which cadaver liver is “kept alive” outside body
A new clinical trial seeks to determine whether a machine that pumps warm, oxygenated blood in cadaver kidneys can improve quality of the organ prior to transplant.
Cardiovascular Disease receives T32 grant for translational research in heart failure
The grant will initially fund two fellowship positions for postdoctoral fellows (basic or clinical) wishing to train in the area of heart failure research.
Alabama, Auburn and UAB athletic team physicians to provide insight into concussion research at April symposium
Ongoing multidisciplinary concussion research will be highlighted at an upcoming symposium at UAB: The Concussion Collaborative Science Symposium 2017: Objectively Tackling Concussion through Vision, Science, Radiology and Engineering.
Florence High School graduate Allen Mao’s path to medical school
Chemistry and philosophy classes, a neuro-oncology lab, hospital volunteer work, and the TKE fraternity were all UAB steppingstones for the first-generation American and Florence High School graduate.
Nuclear transfer of mitochondrial DNA in colon and rectal cancer
Mitochondrial DNA moving to the nucleus contributes to genomic instability in cancer cells, and a novel Fiber-FISH technique can rapidly map the mitochondrial DNA insertions in nuclear genomes.