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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.
A study claims vision screening in older drivers does not identify those who are likely to have collisions in the future.
Heat illness can be a serious matter, say UAB emergency physicians. Be prepared, and be safe.
As part of a study funded by Pfizer, Inc., UAB will partner with Whitfield Hospital in Demopolis and John Paul Jones Hospital in Camden to evaluate how thermography cameras can improve telemedicine visits for arthritis patients in rural Alabama.
A first-of-its-kind snakebite program at UAB aims to provide better long term treatment of venomous bites, as well as gain a better understanding of the medical consequences of snakebite.
Alabama schools, summer programs and camps can request rapid COVID-19 tests from the CDC through the UAB School of Public Health’s K-12 COVID-19 testing program.
Her leg broke at mile 16 of a marathon. Thanks to UAB Orthopaedics, she was racing again in seven months.
Ascension St. Vincent’s Chilton is now home to a tele-critical care and tele-stroke unit.
Medical professionals are calling on the World Health Assembly to pass a resolution calling for folic acid fortification in staple foods to prevent spina bifida worldwide.
UAB experts provide ways seniors can take and maintain control of their health in several areas of wellness.
Radiofrequency ablation precisely delivers heat energy that can destroy lesions within the brain that are the cause of seizures.
Clinical trials serve as the bridge between research and patient care. Learn more about clinical trials, who can participate and why they play a vital role in cancer research.
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