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Forging the future of genetics

The UAB Department of Genetics is an integral part of one of the nation's largest health systems. Nationally known for our compassionate care, cutting-edge research, and comprehensive training programs, we're dedicated to delivering the most advanced care.

Our Programs

Preparing the next generation of physicians and scientists

We're dedicated to nurturing and guiding the future generation of physicians and physician-scientists, recognizing that our trainees are the cornerstone of our nation's healthcare system.

Our People

Home to leading experts and distinguished scholars

Our faculty, staff, and trainees play an exceptionally critical role in shaping the future of healthcare through their expertise in education, research, and clinical practice.

Latest Department News and Updates

  • Landmark drug trial shows promising results for Pitt-Hopkins syndrome
    Jul 05, 2024
  • Newsom completes Phase 2 clinical trial of a novel drug for Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome
    Jun 28, 2024
  • 7 graduate from UAB Medicine‚Äôs Chief Residents Leadership Series Spring 2024 program
    Jun 10, 2024
  • UAB students to advance research in 7th year of the UAB Summer Research Academy
    Jun 04, 2024

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