The Rheumatology Research Foundation’s Journey to Cure campaign funds eight rheumatology opportunities at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Following hip fracture increases after a reduction in reimbursement rates for DXA scans led to fewer scans, a UAB physician joined other advocates and successfully lobbied to increase DXA scan reimbursements to better identify and reduce hip fractures.
John D. Mountz, M.D., Ph.D., and Jasvinder A. Singh, M.D., have been awarded prestigious rheumatology awards for advances in basic and clinical research.
The National Osteoporosis Foundation has named leading rheumatologist Ken Saag from UAB as president of the group’s Board of Trustees.
UAB has implemented a new application suite to improve clinical trial management, and enhance communication among trial sites and with study participants.
A quality-control checkpoint in pre-B cells restricts the range of antibodies produced by mature B cells, and manipulation of the checkpoint could make vaccines more potent.
A pilot grant was recently awarded to UAB to investigate a noninvasive method of detecting neuroinflammation in rheumatoid arthritis.
Clinic opens Aug. 1 and will initially offer urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology and rheumatology care.
UAB researchers will use a $1.8 million grant to look at single cells for altered expression of the interferon gamma receptor gene.
The UAB Division of Rheumatology and Immunology and the Division of Cardiovascular Disease look at effects of Allopurinol in healthy adults age 18-40.
Research funding awarded to evaluate the effectiveness of disease-specific outcomes of patients using biologic therapies.
Part of the challenge is to do a better job of helping patients make their own, well-informed choices.
Recognition of a new pathway may change the treatment of allergic diseases.
A 24-year journey leads one family to the UAB Undiagnosed Diseases Program for the answers they sought.
UAB is using an online survey to learn more about the relationship between diet and gout.
UAB leads a team that crafts new American College of Rheumatology guidelines for 2015 on treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
With a cancer treatment that could damage her reproductive system looming, Jessica Sparks decided to harvest and freeze her eggs to keep her dream of building a family alive.
U.S. News’ 2016 Best Global Universities ranked UAB among the top 200 in the world and top 75 in the United States, making UAB the highest-ranked university in Alabama.
Macrophage cells require agility to scavenge and digest dead cells and prevent an immune response to self. In lupus, the macrophages lose that agility.
UAB and CreakyJoints, an online, non-profit, patient support community, are launching Arthritis Power — the first patient-centered research registry for arthritis, bone and inflammatory skin conditions — to securely collect health data from tens of thousands of arthritis patients to support future research.
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