Written by Matt Windsor
Haydeh Payami, Ph.D., a leading geneticist recruited to the UAB-Hudson Alpha Center for Genomic Medicine and UAB Personalized Medicine Institute, is exploring the protective power of coffee and nicotine — and the mysteries of the microbiome — in Parkinson’s disease.
Written by Bob Shepard
Rates of vision impairment are high among seniors living in subsidized housing, suggesting an increased need for widespread vision screening.
Written by Tyler Greer
Many patients diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as adults do not fit the standard profile for a diabetes diagnosis; they are younger, are relatively fit and have little if any belly fat.
The mimicry of bone cells by multiple myeloma is driven by overexpression of Runx2, the master regulator of bone formation.
Joint Commission awards advanced certification in ventricular assist device destination therapy to UABWritten by Tyler Greer
UAB Hospital is the only Disease-Specific Certified program in Alabama and has had no observations or findings by The Joint Commission since joining the certification process.
The American College of Surgeons has again verified UAB as a Level I Trauma Center, a designation held by UAB since 1999.
Virginia Wadley, Ph.D., says until this new JAMA study, whether or not stroke survivors are at-risk over the long term was an unknown.
Hoesley, who has been the associate dean for Undergraduate Medical Education since 2008, will take on the new leadership role overseeing all aspects of medical education on July 15.