Vape pens are catching on, but there is a hidden danger. They sometimes blow up, and a UAB burn surgeon says the results are decidedly unpleasant.
Chandra Ellis, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Acute Care Surgery, has been named director of the UAB Burn Service.
Four UAB faculty members are named to endowed chair or professorship positions by the Board of Trustees.
Tector’s arrival will bring the addition of a multivisceral and small bowel transplant program to UAB’s Division of Transplantation.
Gift from United Therapeutics will establish Xenotransplantation Institute and bring additional resources to support the endeavor with a goal of genetically modified kidney transplants taking place by 2021.
Greg Kennedy wants to raise the profile of GI surgery division, which he says “is one of the most talented divisions as a group in the United States.”
UAB hosted over 200 surgeons and hospital administrators in a seminar about the growth and future of robotic surgery.
Fourteen-year-old Angelynn Luckado’s cystic fibrosis ravaged her organs, leading to an extensive hospital stay, an extremely rare and complicated transplant, and now a hope for a healthier life thanks to an organ donor.
Surgeons from around the world gather at UAB to learn more about robotic assisted surgery.
Five faculty members in the School of Medicine have been named the 2016 class of James A. Pittman Jr., M.D., Scholars, a program organized to recognize the contributions of junior faculty and support the retention of highly competitive scientists and physician-scientists.