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.
The ability to build a mimic of the interferon-interferon receptor complex allows a hunt for unique monoclonal antibodies.
UAB is testing a tablet-based decision aid in hopes of improving outcomes for minority women with lupus and kidney disease
Jarred Younger’s lab seeks to develop the state’s first research and treatment center for neuroinflammatory disorders.
CreakyJoints, an online arthritis support community, and UAB are working to gather information directly from patients through smartphones and tablets to find better ways to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis.
A prestigious textbook on vasculitis, a disorder of the blood vessels, was edited by three members of the UAB faculty.

UAB researchers are launching a study to look at the links between sleep and pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis.

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis have an increased risk for shingles, but new research at UAB indicates that biologics – the newest RA medications – don’t worsen that risk.

The professorship will be named for William J. Koopman, M.D.

A UAB rheumatologist helps craft a list of the top five tests and treatments that need to be questioned and discussed between physician and patient.

New round of travel awards designed to drive new research collaborations and increase researchers’ sense of mission.
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