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At UAB, we’re training the next generation of physicians and physician-scientists, answering basic scientific questions that lead to medical innovations, and bringing the highest quality health care to all of our patients. UAB is the heartbeat of Birmingham and an integral medical leader in the Southeast.

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At UAB, collaboration is a way of life, and we’re bringing together the brightest minds to improve health outcomes for all.

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$18.5 million U19 grant will study B and T memory cells in transplanted lungs, uteruses and kidneys

$18.5 million U19 grant will study B and T memory cells in transplanted lungs, uteruses and kidneys
Indirect benefits could include how to lessen rejection of transplanted organs and damage to the transplanted tissue.

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UAB’s 12 new construction and renovation projects transforming campus, supporting strategic initiatives

UAB’s 12 new construction and renovation projects transforming campus, supporting strategic initiatives
UAB’s strategic planning continues to blaze its path to improve more lives by leveraging construction projects that include new and enhanced facilities across the institution, blooming green spaces and art installations.

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UAB to participate in trial to find best sedative choice for intubations

UAB to participate in trial to find best sedative choice for intubations
The study will observe two sedation medications, ketamine and etomidate, that are most commonly used for sedations, ketamine and etomidate, to determine which is best during intubations.

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UAB offers new treatment for patients with uncontrolled hypertension

UAB offers new treatment for patients with uncontrolled hypertension
This procedure has been clinically proved to help reduce blood pressure in patients for whom neither medications nor lifestyle changes have been successful.

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