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A study identifying biomarkers for certain neuroendocrine cancers demonstrates a novel approach for identifying and detecting tumor drivers, giving this diagnostic-therapeutic coupled system a broad translational potential.
UAB Hospital tops the list of best hospitals in Alabama again, according to US News & World Report.
UAB's Trauma Burn intensive care unit is honored for their use of therapy dogs.
Doctors at UAB are now able to safely transplant organs from hepatitis C-positive donors into uninfected recipients and then treat the patients with antiviral therapy.
New evidence for sex disparity in liver transplants suggests a change may be needed in how livers are allocated.
Trauma centers are not as busy as usual, but injuries from falls and acts of violence are rising.
UAB chief trauma surgeon Jeff Kerby will consult with the Alabama Department of Public Health on ways to improve the state’s trauma system.
New guidelines for operating room attire to prevent surgical site infections may be ineffective.
Martin is the second UAB surgeon in the last three years to be selected for this fellowship.

A new study shows the quality of sleep medical and surgical residents receive is poor and causes persistent fatigue throughout residency.   

The UAB Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery will host an esophageal cancer event on the first-floor lobby of The Kirklin Clinic on Nov. 15.
Trussville resident and World War II veteran Chuck Tompkins has no intention of slowing down, even after undergoing a TAVR procedure.
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