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Using spatial transcriptomics, UAB researchers set out to understand the differences and similarities between two viral infections causing acute lung injury, as it could improve patient care, as well as identify novel therapeutic targets.
UAB will now operate three community vaccination sites — two downtown and one in Hoover — in an effort to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to more people.
“These vaccines are our way out of the epidemic, and we want to do all we can to help get Alabama out of this as quickly as possible,” said Sarah Nafziger, M.D.
Altered epigenetic marks on ribosomal RNAs appear to create a pool of specialized ribosomes that can differentially regulate translation of specific messenger RNA.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted normal blood donation patterns, leaving the nation’s blood supply perilously low.
The 72-year-old patient was unable to mount her own immune defense against the SARS-CoV-2 virus because of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, which compromises normal immunity and immunoglobulin production.
This potential preventive treatment for Crohn’s disease was tested on a mouse model and on immune-reactive T cells from patients with Crohn’s disease.
The holidays are typically a time of low blood supply, a situation worsened this year by the pandemic.
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