Exacerbations of COPD, particularly mild COPD, lead to a decline in lung function in smokers, according to new research from UAB.
Ben Vaughan Branscomb, M.D., a pioneering pulmonologist and professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham for 51 years, passed away July 4. Branscomb, 92, was often referred to as the father of pulmonary medicine.
UAB’s Lung Health Center has joined the prestigious Airways Clinical Research Network established by the American Lung Association.
Steve Stigler, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, is a recipient of the 2015 Dean’s Excellence Award in Teaching.
The renowned Association of American Physicians has selected four UAB physicians for induction.
Yong Zhou, associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, is a recipient of the 2015 Dean’s Excellence Award in Mentorship.
Michelle Harris came to UAB on maximal life support, unsure if she would live after a rare multisystem autoimmune disease attacked her lungs. Now, she will go home with her eyes on upcoming prom and graduation.
UAB launches new clinic for primary ciliary dyskinesia, a rare, inherited respiratory disease.
UAB researchers probe basic molecular mechanisms that lead to the lung scarring of pulmonary fibrosis, a lethal disorder.
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.