nycu graphic 2Data suggest the United States could have a worse than average flu season. Flu season typically lasts from early October to February, but UAB experts say it is never too late to get vaccinated.
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Alina Franke registered to donate her bone marrow in Hamburg, Germany, in 2009. She wound up being the one person in 24 million around the world on the Be The Match registry to be the perfect match that Jimmy Roberson needed.

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The ProAssurance Endowed Chair for Physician Wellness at UAB will help address health issues unique to physicians as they deal with the stress and pressures associated with providing care in today’s evolving health care environment.

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ERAS, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, is making a big difference for UAB surgical patients.
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UAB researchers hope to establish Cialis as a therapeutic agent for pregnant women exposed to chlorine and bromine during industrial accidents or acts of terrorism.
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Learning how sensory organs in the skin work may solve sensory disorders, including pain seen in inflammation, diabetes and cancer treatment.
UAB presents New Frontiers of Pain Research in the 21st Century, Oct. 14-15.
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A pilot grant was recently awarded to UAB to investigate a noninvasive method of detecting neuroinflammation in rheumatoid arthritis.
The new Division of Congenital Cardiac Anesthesiology represents a move to more fully align and integrate with other clinical divisions that provide care for congenital cardiac patients at Children’s of Alabama.
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Endorsed by the ASA, UAB’s Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and the Office of Interprofessional Simulation will now offer courses for Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology.
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UAB’s ongoing research for countermeasures to bromine or chlorine exposure — from either industrial spills or chemical attack — gets a boost with a new NIH grant.

Looking forward to a promising 2015, UAB News revisits some top stories of 2014.
Jarred Younger’s lab seeks to develop the state’s first research and treatment center for neuroinflammatory disorders.
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A UAB study of hospital deaths during childbirth suggests the high death rate of African-American women is likely associated with access to prenatal care.
The addition of five new research scientists takes UAB’s Department of Anesthesiology to new heights.
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Seed funding generates major UAB research projects geared toward treating lung injury from chemical attacks

The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved several faculty appointments and the establishment of an endowed lecture during its recent meeting. 

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The story of the use of anesthesia in the Civil War, from the very different experiences of a private and a general, according to the world’s first academic anesthesiology history unit.
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Pittet joined the UAB faculty in 2010 in the Division of Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine.

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Matalon directs the Pulmonary Injury and Repair Center.

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