Pediatricians first to attain performance improvement continuing medical education for practice-based quality improvementWritten by Adam Pope
The Alabama Child Health Improvement Alliance has become the first organization in Alabama to offer performance improvement continuing medical education for exclusively practice-based physicians through its developmental screening project, Help Me Grow/Project LAUNCH.
The number of U.S. biomedical postdoctoral fellows has fallen for three years in a row, an unprecedented decline that UAB's Louis Justement, Ph.D., and colleagues at the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology and Brown University call “an end to the era of expansion.”
Researchers have received funding to seek and validate biomarkers for the progressive, inherited disease Friedreich’s ataxia, a life-shortening degenerative neuromuscular disorder.
UAB leads a team that crafts new American College of Rheumatology guidelines for 2015 on treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
Written by Tyler Greer
Treating patients 50 and older with high blood pressure to a systolic blood pressure of less than 120 mm Hg reduced rates of cardiovascular events, including heart attack, heart failure and stroke, by 25 percent.
Physicians embarked on a rare operation in an effort to save the lives of one Georgian, one Alabamian.
Written by Jeff Hansen
Researcher X. Long Zheng, M.D., Ph.D., has received a five-year, $2.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to study the pathogenesis of thrombotic microangiopathy, or TMA.
Four prominent physician scientists in the UAB School of Medicine will hold informal discussions on topics in science and medicine on Thursday, Nov. 12 at the “Drinks with a Physician Scientist” event, sponsored by the UAB student chapter of the American Physician Scientists Association.