Displaying items by tag: department of neurology

UAB has launched one of the first clinics in the nation designed to provide healthy adults with an assessment of their risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
A ramped-up immune response may play a major role in autism disorders, according to a new study from UAB and Johns Hopkins.
A new UAB study reports on a potential new treatment for frontotemporal dementia, the second most common type after Alzheimer’s disease.

UAB researchers present warning signs that can be seen when an older adult begins to lose the ability to manage finances – which could indicate dementia.

Philanthropic support has enabled the UAB Department of Neurology to make huge strides in knowledge of diseases such as Parkinson’s.

The eye is a window to the brain; scientists discover early signs of dementia in changes to neurons in the eye’s retina.

UAB is the first medical center in the Southeast to implant a new type of electrical stimulator to control seizures in patients with epilepsy.
Research in personalized medicine, health informatics and genomic medicine spans disciplines and will impact the treatment of many diseases.
New drugs to slow or even prevent Parkinson’s could be in human studies as early as 2015.
Anthony Nicholas, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is a co-editor of the first textbook on the subject of protein deimination in human health and disease.
A new UAB clinic can predict risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease and offer strategies to reduce that risk.
As part of its ongoing Science, Communication and Innovation talks, Lucas Pozzo-Miller will speak about Rett syndrome.
A new NIH grant could allow researchers to better predict risk factors for patients using blood-thinners by examining the influence of genes, lifestyle, clinical factors and environment.
Parkinson’s disease awareness is highlighted with official recognition from Alabama and the city of Birmingham in April.
Learn about Lou Gehrig’s disease at the second UAB Neuroscience Café at the Hoover Library.
UAB has teamed with the Michael J. Fox Foundation to look for genetic biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease.
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