The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine will hold its White Coat Ceremony for first-year medical students at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14. Each of the 186 new members of the Class of 2020 will be presented with the traditional white coat in the presence of family, friends, faculty and staff.
UAB’s Department of Ophthalmology provides a new residency program track to give incoming residents the option to participate in a clinical or basic research project of their choice.
In contrast to unreliable third-party physician rating and review systems, UAB Medicine is empowering consumers to make informed health care decisions based on reliable information from actual patients through its online physician directory.
UAB Medicine is the first in Alabama to advance cardiology services by offering a first-of-its-kind heart stent that gradually dissolves in the body.
UAB now offers the largest cancer precision medicine clinical trial, NCI-MATCH, with customized treatments for patients based on genetics.
UAB has implemented a new application suite to improve clinical trial management, and enhance communication among trial sites and with study participants.
Researchers have found that an interaction between a mutant gene and alpha synuclein in neurons leads to hallmark pathologies seen in Parkinson’s disease, findings that may lead to new mechanisms and targets for neuroprotection.
UAB continues to improve maternal and infant health as the only university to be a member of all three NIH perinatal networks.
Heat illness can be a serious matter, say UAB emergency physicians. Be prepared, and be safe.
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.