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Steve Harrison has a new chance at life, thanks to someone else’s becoming an organ donor.
The summer program is part of the larger CU2RE medical student program, which was created to support medical students interested in serving in areas of the state that lack adequate primary care.
UAB Infectious Diseases experts continue to urge the public to get vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19.
An internal decapitation is rare but not unheard of, and it takes a team to help a patient recover.
UAB Medicine’s new surgery clinic in Winfield is part of the new relationship with Northwest Regional Health.
An aneurysm is a bulge in a blood vessel caused by a weakness in the blood vessel wall, resulting in an increase of pressure in a small area and causing the vessel to balloon.
The program will prepare Oakwood’s promising students with a solid foundation for dental school.
Tips on how to successfully transition a child with disabilities from summer to fall schedules. 
The new clinic targets prevention and early intervention, providing a brief, stepped care option to patients at risk for, or with, mild to moderate psychiatric and chronic health conditions.
Jeana Russell shares her story of resilience, the importance of knowing your body and when to seek medical attention.
One UAB patient uses her transformational story to spread awareness of scleroderma.
UAB Hospital re-verified as a Level I Trauma Center, marking 23 years of holding that designation.
U.S. News & World report named UAB Hospital as the best hospital in Alabama.
The creation of the division stands to help emphasize the UAB Department of Pathology’s commitment to women’s health.
UAB rheumatologists will begin seeing patients at the UAB Hoover Primary Care clinic in July 2022.
The Pediatric Pandemic Network will coordinate in future efforts to ensure that local and national responses to pandemics and disasters properly address the needs of children, adolescents and families.
UAB has the first program in the United States to offer uterus transplantation outside of a clinical research trial and is one of very few centers in the world accepting new patients.
Summer temperatures are rising, which means the chance of dehydration increases — especially for pregnant women. Learn how to stay safe this summer with a UAB expert. 
Results published in the New England Journal of Medicine show the adenovirus was a common finding among nine pediatric hepatitis cases found in Alabama from October 2021 to February 2022. While adenovirus was identified in the blood of all nine hepatitis cases, causation has not been proved, and the role of adenovirus infection itself in this outbreak remains unclear.  
UAB will act as the coordinating center of the P3 EQUATE Network and leverage expertise across network sites and nationally, to help train the next generation of pregnancy health equity researchers.
The EMBOLD Fibered Detachable Coil System is used in embolization procedures and may help improve procedure efficiency and patient outcomes.
Cord blood from a newborn’s umbilical cord can be used to treat many types of blood cancers such as leukemia.
The device will be used to treat patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis who are at high or extreme risk for open-heart surgery.
Leo Harris found out firsthand the importance of seeking immediate eye care after a sports-related eye injury.
Minority participation in clinical trials helps better prevention, treatment and care outcomes for these groups.
The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB celebrates 50 years of service to the state and beyond.
UAB graduate and Tuskegee University Professor David McKenzie, DVM, Ph.D., requested the supplies as part of his service as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
The pipeline program is designed to help undergraduate students from Alabama and neighboring states with pre-medical education and service-learning opportunities to encourage their interest in primary care and future practice in underserved urban and rural areas.
All of the newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme patients enrolled in a Phase 1 clinical trial have exceeded both their median and expected progression-free survivals. Two patients, to date, have exceeded their expected overall survival.
The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of only 52 NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States. This grant renewal award coincides with the 50th anniversary of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center, which received its first core grant and NCI designation in 1972.
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