Eleven outstanding faculty members were named recipients of the 2017 Dean’s Excellence Awards, an honor recognizing exceptional contributions made by School of Medicine faculty in service, teaching, research, diversity enhancement and mentorship.
The Rheumatology Research Foundation’s Journey to Cure campaign funds eight rheumatology opportunities at UAB.
Following hip fracture increases after a reduction in reimbursement rates for DXA scans led to fewer scans, a UAB physician joined other advocates and successfully lobbied to increase DXA scan reimbursements to better identify and reduce hip fractures.
John D. Mountz, M.D., Ph.D., and Jasvinder A. Singh, M.D., have been awarded prestigious rheumatology awards for advances in basic and clinical research.
The National Osteoporosis Foundation has named leading rheumatologist Ken Saag from UAB as president of the group’s Board of Trustees.
UAB has implemented a new application suite to improve clinical trial management, and enhance communication among trial sites and with study participants.
A quality-control checkpoint in pre-B cells restricts the range of antibodies produced by mature B cells, and manipulation of the checkpoint could make vaccines more potent.
UAB researchers will use a $1.8 million grant to look at single cells for altered expression of the interferon gamma receptor gene.
UAB’s new REACT Center is the national coordinating center for six centers designed to promote research and train scientists and clinicians in the medical rehabilitation field.
Part of the challenge is to do a better job of helping patients make their own, well-informed choices.