A multidisciplinary research team at UAB looks to address obesity as it is genetically passed from mother to child.
March 20, 2017
A new study from UAB details the burden of sepsis — widespread infection in the body — in the United States.
New data from the REGARDS study show that blacks with the sickle cell trait are more likely to develop kidney failure requiring dialysis.
February 17, 2017
Exercise medicine gets a boost with the opening of the 7,000-square-foot UAB Exercise Clinical Trial Facility.
Published in Enhancing Facilities
January 23, 2017
A significant new study by The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, including a UAB physician-scientist, uncovers genetic mutations of cervical cancer that hold a key to targeting and treating the disease.
November 29, 2016
A prestigious fellowship from the American Association of University Women has been awarded to a UAB graduate student.
Published in Student Experience
October 19, 2016
Those living in more advantaged neighborhoods are less likely to have a stroke than are their counterparts who live in less advantaged neighborhoods, according to a UAB study.
October 07, 2016
A UAB researcher will examine the underlying environmental impact on genes of Mexican Americans in relation to cardiometabolic syndrome, a disorder caused by several interrelated risk factors that can lead to heart disease or Type 2 diabetes.
UAB’s Lindsay Rhodes, M.D., will study telemedicine as a potential strategy to improve eye disease detection and management.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
February 26, 2016
UAB cardiovascular disease researchers are improving our understanding of the disease and finding new ways to provide medical care to patients.
February 17, 2016
Aged drivers and women using prescription sleep medicines at higher risk for motor vehicle collisions.
December 11, 2015
Research suggests a link between short sleep and obesity from secondary eating and drinking while engaged in another activity.
Grants from late ESPN anchor Stuart Scott’s memorial fund through the V Foundation will support cancer biomarker research from UAB’s Ojesina.
October 27, 2015
UAB’s Virginia Howard has been honored for her work to find novel and powerful approaches to reduce the burden of stroke and heart disease.
July 13, 2015
Epidemiologist Olivia Affuso studies new ways to prevent obesity and chronic disease through physical activity. She also volunteers with two groups that use running to help women and girls achieve fitness and personal goals.
Gene mastermind Shawn Levy, Ph.D., and his team at the HudsonAlpha Genomic Services Laboratory are helping UAB investigators — and researchers from around the world — crack the mysteries of life.
Faisal Shuaib, M.D., Dr.P.H., who led successful Ebola containment efforts in Nigeria, has been appointed to a six-man independent expert committee.
March 11, 2015
March 05, 2015
Guest speaker and former Surgeon General Regina Benjamin among many who will see new approaches and successful models of current health-disparities research.
Published in Service to Community