Writer, UAB Reporter
Cooper will join Joseph Tector as co-director of UAB’s Xenotransplantation Program with their research geared toward using genetically modified pigs to facilitate kidney transplants in humans.
A fight with breast cancer has brought Odenville Elementary teachers Meg Lowry and Michelle Simmons closer as they learn the disease is “not your grandmother’s story anymore.”
Almost 100 people have signed up for the annual Komen Race for the Cure in honor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Yvonne Akins, a mentor and friend to many at UAB for 42 years.
Combining two high-powered imaging techniques into a single scanner allows UAB to acquire and study PET and MRI data simultaneously, enabling new opportunities for diagnostic imaging of cancer, the brain and heart.
Broad telehealth accessibility in Alabama would provide unprecedented access to care in rural areas by eliminating the geographic divide and improving the quality of life for those with chronic and rare diseases.
The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program says UAB meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center to deliver safe, high-quality bariatric patient care.
.Eric Wallace is piloting telehealth program, which he says could open the door for Alabamians in rural communities to receive more subspecialized care without traveling long.
A record $2,006,063 was pledged for this year’s campaign, which will help provide financial assistance to more than120 nonprofits in the Birmingham community.
New Living Donor Navigator Program tailored to African-Americans and a new Facebook app aim to increase access to living kidney transplants and reduce the number of patients awaiting transplant.
Recruitment for the trial continues as Myers discusses the benefits she received from participating and the knowledge she has gained to take control of her health care.