Some people inherit a condition that elevates their cholesterol to an excessive degree, and no amount of diet or exercise can bring the numbers down. UAB researchers are developing and testing a new peptide that may lead to better treatment options.
A UAB study shows specialized treatment sites contribute to better survival rates for those with acute leukemia.
James Ward could not walk from his office to his car without having trouble breathing until a life-changing heart pump gave him hope.
UAB names new leadership for Gorgas Center for Geographic Medicine.
UAB’s Jack Hasson has been named the 2017 Outstanding Clinician by the American Thoracic Society.
Three UAB investigators have received innovative research grants for lung diseases from the National Institutes of Health.
Massoud Leesar, M.D., performed the first procedure Jan. 25, 2017, and that is good news for people who suffer strokes as a result of patent foramen ovale, or PFO.
Research from UAB suggests that nearly half of children with the most common type of leukemia or their parents say they took more medications than they actually did.
UAB’s Mark Dransfield has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation, an honor society for physician-scientists who have made significant contributions to better understanding of human disease.