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“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.
This study of ischemic stroke patients is the first to associate the neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio in patients with COVID-19 and ischemic stroke and stroke severity.
The pilot projects will yield payoffs down the road from the knowledge UAB researchers gain. Preliminary data from the pilots will form the basis for new grants and contracts, including pursuit of the $2 billion COVID-19 grant support being offered by the National Institutes of Health.
This strategy will allow for ramping up testing capacity tenfold for the next 20-plus days leading up to the start of school.
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