Displaying items by tag: department of surgery

In this arteriolar niche, breast cancer stem cells and arteriolar endothelial cells cross-talk using a well-known signaling pathway. Targeting this pathway may offer therapeutic potential.

Jorge de la Torre, M.D., professor and director of the UAB Division of Plastic Surgery, will serve a one-year term as president of the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
A year ago, Delrico Gibson could not use his hands. Now he can make art again and thanked the therapists who helped him recover with works of abstract symmetric string art made especially for them.
Patrick Jones, 74, is the first person in the Southeast and the fourth person in the United States to receive the NEXUS aortic arch stent graft, a minimally invasive solution for aortic arch repair.
The number of patients seen at the UAB trauma center continues to rise, requiring increased investment in people and resources to provide treatment.
The Journal of Pakistan Medical Association reported in 2016 that 69.6 percent of registered medical doctors were male.
CABG is a commonly performed, lifesaving surgery for patients with heart attacks and severe disease of the heart’s blood vessels. Avoiding a surgery like CABG due to fears of COVID-19 has “drastic implications.”
Vickers, who is a world-renowned surgeon, pancreatic cancer researcher and pioneer in health disparities research, will take the reins of the foremost surgical association in the United States for 2021.
In October 2020, amid a global pandemic, the UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute launched the Southeast’s first uterus transplant program — only the fourth of its kind in the United States.
Jayme Locke, M.D., MPH, is director of the UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute and Division of Transplantation. In all, Locke’s three R01 grants have totaled more than $10.5 million.
The Endospan TRIOMPHE study will enroll patients at up to 30 centers in the United States to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the NEXUS™ aortic arch stent graft system.
This digital solution will help doctors offer patients timely genetic testing for hereditary cancer, greater clinical support and counseling, coupled with shorter wait times and more counselors to expand into other clinical areas when needed.
George Yang, M.D., Ph.D., was nominated by his peers for his sense of integrity, dedication and leadership to the promotion of Asians in the academic surgery setting.
Diethelm was chair of the UAB Department of Surgery, and built the UAB transplant program.
With misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines rife, turn to trusted medical professionals at UAB’s Department of Medicine for the straight dope.
Cannon has performed more robotic colorectal resections than any other female surgeon in the country, and the second most amongst all academic surgeons.
The challenge focuses on understanding the relationships between health conditions, health disparities and social determinants of health at the county level that may bring a higher burden of illness or mortality due to COVID-19.
The loss of rural hospitals has been felt most keenly in Southern regions of the United States, from Florida to Texas.
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