UAB CF Research Center Quarterly Good News Report
September 6, 2017
UAB Cystic Fibrosis Research Center
Quarterly Good News Report

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
August 18, 2017
George Solomon, M.D.

New Developments in CFTR Modulators

Drug Discovery and Development

July 19, 2017
Steven Rowe, M.D., M.S.P.H
Vertex Reveals Promsing Data for Triple Combination Cystic Fibrosis Therapies

Rare Disease Report
July 19, 2017
Steven Rowe, M.D., M.S.P.H
Vertex Stock Soars Following Positive Data from 3 Different Regimens in Cystic Fibrosis Patients

UAB News
July 18, 2017
Steven Rowe, M.D, M.S.P.H
New data show three triple-combination regimens are “highly effective” for up to 90 percent of cystic fibrosis patients

Nasdaq
June 15, 2017
Steven Rowe, M.D., M.S.P.H
ProQR R&D Day Highlights Progress on Pipeline and Introduces Axiomer®, a Novel Proprietary RNA Technology

Newswise
June 14, 2017
J. Michael Wells
Men's Health Week: Say Goodbye to Tobacco

UAB News
January 26, 2017
Veena Antony, M.D.
Precision Medicine: UAB Study Creates 'Mini-Lung' to Study Effect of Pulmonary Fibrosis Drugs


MedicalXpress
October 4, 2015
Steven Rowe, M.D., M.S.P.H
Researchers Uncover A New Mechanistic Understanding of Potential Treatment for Genetic Disorders

UAB News
September 22, 2016
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
UAB Study Says Exacerbations of COPD Lead to Lung Function Decline

Specialty Pharmacy Times
September 19, 2016
Mark Dransfield, M.D
Exacerbations in Mild COPD Leads to Decline in Lung Function

Clinical Advisor
September 14, 2016
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
Acute Exacerbations May Accelerate Lung Function Decline in Smokers with COPD

EurekAlert
September 8, 2016
Mark Dransfield, M.D
COPD Exacerbations Lead to Lung Function Decline, Particularly Among Those with Mild COPD


UAB News
June 8, 2016
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
UAB Joins Lung Association Airways Clinical Research Network


UAB Graduate School
April 28, 2016
Amit Gaggar, M.D., Ph.D.
15 UAB Faculty Honored for Excellence in Mentorship


UAB News
April 18, 2016
Victor Thannickal, M.D.
Four from UAB Named to Association of American Physicians


UAB School of Medicine
March 2, 2016
George Solomon, M.D.
New UAB Clinic for PCD Brings Hope for This Underappreciated Disease


AL.com
October 21, 2015
Stephen Rowe, M.D., M.S.P.H
Birmingham's Southern Research Center Wins $7.5 Million Grant for Cystic Fibrosis Research


UAB School of Medicine
October 12, 2015
Veena Antony, M.D.
UAB's Adult CF Program Wins National Quality Award

UAB School of Medicine
July 16, 2015
Steven M. Rowe, M.D., MSPH
Rowe Tapped to Lead UAB's Cystic Fibrosis Research Center


UAB News
June 4, 2015
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
Experimental Zephyr endobronchial valve provides good result in emphysema patient at UAB

UAB News
May 17, 2015
Steven Rowe, M.D.
Studies show drug combo is effective for some cystic fibrosis patients

UAB News
April 27, 2015
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
UAB secures $11 million DOD grant for COPD study

UAB News

April 7, 2015
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
UAB trial studies one-way valves to treat severe emphysema

UAB News
April 2, 2015
Veena Antony, M.D.
UAB study suggests oil dispersant used in Gulf oil spill causes lung and gill injuries to humans and aquatic animals, also identifies protective enzyme

UAB News
February 19, 2015
Mark Dransfield, M.D
Medicare to cover lung cancer screening with CT scan

Birmingham Medical News
September 8, 2014
Victor Thannickal, M.D.
A Killing Silence


UAB News
May 22, 2014
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
Studies shows statins no help for COPD or ARDS

UAB School of Medicine

April 16, 2014
Victor Thannickal, M.D.
Study Outlines Why Aging May Predispose to Fibrotic Diseases

ScienceDaily
April 9, 2014
Victor Thannickal, M.D.
Why aging may predispose people to fibrotic diseases


UAB News
January 3, 2014
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
UAB is leader in using newly recommended CT scans for lung cancer detection


UAB News
October 11, 2013
Victor Thannickal, M.D
UAB gets $9.7 million to find treatments for deadly lung disease pulmonary fibrosis


UAB News
July 19, 2013
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
UAB offers CT scan for early detection of lung cancer

Birmingham Medical News
June 10, 2013
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
New Emphysema Procedure Provides Safer Treatment Option

News Medical
February 23, 2013
Mark Dransfield, M.D
UAB becomes first in America to test experimental therapy for emphysema

UAB News
February 20, 2013
Mark Dransfield, M.D
UAB first in U.S. to test new emphysema procedure

UAB News

January 23, 2013
Steven Rowe, M.D.
New imaging method facilitates research into cystic fibrosis and other pulmonary diseases


UAB News
November 1, 2012
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
UAB first in nation to test experimental therapy for emphysema

UAB News
September 13, 2012
Victor Thannickal, M.D.
Clean Air Initiative scientific session slated for Sept. 21

UAB News
September 4, 2012
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
UAB study suggests simple CT scan can predict worsening COPD

News Medical
September 3, 2012
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
CT scan appears to predict risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations

News Medical
June 30, 2012
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
Smokers with COPD may find relief with cystic fibrosis drug

UAB News
June 29, 2012
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
Cystic fibrosis drug may be useful for treating COPD in smokers

News Medical
May 22, 2012
Veena Antony, M.D.
UAB create Program in Environmental and Translational Medicine

UAB News
May 21, 2012
Veena Antony, M.D.
Environmental health risks are focus of new UAB program

Birmingham Medical News
May 3, 2012
Victor Thannickal, M.D.
Research Funding Needed to Stop Deadly Lung Disease

UAB News
February 6, 2012
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
New treatment for severe asthma gets patients moving again

UAB News
January 31, 2012
Steven Rowe, M.D., MSPH
Newly approved drug for CF tested at UAB


News Medical
August 25, 2011
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
Azithromycin can effectively reduce acute COPD exacerbations

UAB News
August 24, 2011
Mark Dransfield, M.D
Commonly prescribed antibiotic reduces acute COPD attacks

UAB News
July 19, 2011
Pulmonary, Allergy, & Critical Care Medicine
UAB Hospital among 'America’s Best' in latest U.S. News & World Report

UAB News
April 25, 2011
Mark Dransfield, M.D.
UAB offers new treatment for severe asthma