A 90-ton machine called a cyclotron will accelerate protons to very high speeds to impact human tumors.
A UAB study shows specialized treatment sites contribute to better survival rates for those with acute leukemia. 
According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, 23 percent of women will die within one year after having a heart attack , and nearly 46 percent of women become disabled with heart failure.
The UAB Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is one of the Southeast’s foremost providers of comprehensive rehabilitation care.
The function and structure of protein GARP2 in rod cells of the retina is still not clear, but researchers have shown that GARP2 accelerates retinal degeneration in mice, and have made an important step toward creating a standardized nomenclature between mice and humans for a measurement of retinal degeneration.
Nominations are now open for the 2017 Dean’s Excellence Awards, an annual honor established to recognize the outstanding contributions made by faculty across the School of Medicine.
William R. Carroll, M.D., has been named the chair of the Department of Otolaryngology. Carroll has served the department as its interim chair since the Department was established by the UA System Board of Trustees in October 2015.
James Ward could not walk from his office to his car without having trouble breathing until a life-changing heart pump gave him hope.
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