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kscope logoSurabhi Rao
Campus Editor

While UAB works on creating a BioBank filled with genomic information, new discoveries are making their way into personalized medicine.

UAB is starting a multi-faceted project to bring Alabama one step closer to the height of medical innovation. The sharp, intense and extensive implications of this project are reflected in the responses of undergraduate students toward it.

John Donnelly, MSPH, is leading the study on sepsis at UAB. Photo by Kristina Balciunaite/Assistant Branding and Outreach ManagerJohn Donnelly, MSPH, is leading the study on sepsis at UAB. Photo by Kristina Balciunaite/Assistant Branding and Outreach ManagerKristina Balciunaite
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Sepsis is a medical condition that is still a mystery to many, despite that it strikes about 18 million victims per year. UAB researchers are leading a study on the epidemic.

Aaron Neal, PhD, speaks on the Zika virus, recent developments of vaccine projects and the relevance of research programs in our lives. Photo by Surabhi Rao/Campus EditorAaron Neal, PhD, speaks on the Zika virus, recent developments of vaccine projects and the relevance of research programs in our lives. Photo by Surabhi Rao/Campus EditorSurabhi Rao
Campus Editor

While Aaron Neal, Ph.D., was walking across the stage at Bartow, the Zika virus was replicating its way into the concern of NIH’s renowned scientists.

The new clinical lab is always busy, operating 24 hours-a-day, analyzing approximately 5 thousand tubes every night and covering four different hospital locations. Photo from UAB Image GalleryThe new clinical lab is always busy, operating 24 hours-a-day, analyzing approximately 5 thousand tubes every night and covering four different hospital locations. Photo from UAB Image GalleryEmmanuel Dean
Health Writer

The UAB Hospital invested $6.8 million into a new automated clinical lab in the UAB Department of Hospital Labs in efforts to improve the quality and efficiency of laboratory procedures.

Zhang, M.D., Ph.D., is the chair of the UAB department of biomedical engineering and heads a study to help heal and protect against heart failure.  Photo courtesy of UAB Image GalleryZhang, M.D., Ph.D., is the chair of the UAB department of biomedical engineering and heads a study to help heal and protect against heart failure. Photo courtesy of UAB Image GallerySufia Alam - Staff Writer
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A $3 million grant will give UAB the ability to engineer new cells to heal damaged heart tissue.

Illustration by: Sarah FaulknerIllustration by: Sarah FaulknerJordan McGill  - Contributor
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On Friday, Sept. 30 Kevin McCain, a philosophy professor who works in epistemology and the philosophy of science, gave a lecture on the acceptance of the theory of evolution around the world.

Research Computing 1The new high performance research computer, which officials say will help improve the research capacity of many fields at the university. Photo courtesy of Curtis CarverMark Linn - Copy Editor
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As students return to campus for the fall semester, UAB IT is continuing to work behind the scenes to provide new resource capacity for researchers and improve internet accessibility for students.

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