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Eric Wallace, M.D., was recently selected as the 2021 Community Star of Alabama for his vast efforts in telehealth and innovation across the state of Alabama.
UAB is one of only six centers in the world with this technology, which enables 3D device visualization using light to guide navigation of wires and catheters through blood vessels.

Many Americans are catching up on missed holiday plans, but should you go ahead and receive your booster shot to ensure the safety of yourself and others?

A study conducted by UAB researchers found that using genetic information for choosing medical treatment after getting a heart stent reduces the risk of potentially fatal cardiovascular events.
UAB’s Julie Kanter, M.D., says statewide surveillance programs for sickle cell disease can help facilitate progress to improve outcomes.
Treating blood disorders and cancers cannot be done alone. It requires the strong will of a patient, the support of family, and the compassion and expertise of a world-renowned health care team, like those with the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB’s Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cell Therapy program.
Lupus, an autoimmune disease that can attack any part of the body, can be confounding because patients often respond differently to the same treatment, and they vary widely in the severity of their symptoms.
Record $95 million Heersink lead gift to advance strategic growth and biomedical innovation.
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The Delta variant poses a new threat to pregnant women. UAB women’s health and infectious disease experts discuss the effects of COVID-19 and the vaccines on pregnancy.   

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