Macrophage cells require agility to scavenge and digest dead cells and prevent an immune response to self. In lupus, the macrophages lose that agility.
Five faculty members in the UAB School of Medicine have been named the inaugural James A. Pittman Jr., M.D., Scholars, a new program organized to recognize the contributions of junior faculty.
As part of the Section on Biological Sciences, Korf was elected as an AAAS fellow for distinguished contributions to the field of human and medical genetics.
Keshav K. Singh, Ph.D., an expert on the roles of mitochondria in cancer, mitochondrial disease and aging, is one of 12 extramural researchers invited to a National Cancer Institute Mitochondrial Information Transfer Strategic Workshop.
“Twitch,” a film about a young woman’s journey as she is tested for Huntington’s disease, will be previewed on campus.
The Argus Awards, created in 1996 to recognize faculty members, give medical students the chance to honor their mentors, professors, courses and course directors for outstanding service to medical education.
The University of Alabama Board of Trustees approved the creation of the Personalized Medicine Institute, the Institute for Informatics and the UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine.
The UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine will span human genome research with clinical care.
Newfound details of rare disease may advance understanding of brain tumors.