UAB study identifies pathway that may cause seizures and shorten survival for patients with severe brain tumorsWritten by Bob Shepard
UAB researchers find a chemical pathway — a glutamate transporter — that may be causing seizures and shorten survival rates for patients with brain tumors.
Pioneering cancer research at UAB will be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting.
UAB is one of five centers named to host the first class of fellows in the Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders.
UAB and CreakyJoints, an online, non-profit, patient support community, are launching Arthritis Power — the first patient-centered research registry for arthritis, bone and inflammatory skin conditions — to securely collect health data from tens of thousands of arthritis patients to support future research.
UAB was part of a promising international study of a combination therapy for patients with the most common cystic fibrosis mutation.
Written by Kendra Carter
Donald V. McCalister, Sr., Ph.D., retired longtime director of medical student affairs at the UAB School of Medicine Huntsville Regional Medical Campus, passed away on May 7, 2015 after a long illness.