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Bibb has been studying neuroendocrine cancer for almost 10 years and has published several reports in high-impact scientific journals.
In the study published in the American Journal of Transplantation, UAB researchers tested the first human preclinical model for transplanting genetically modified pig kidneys into humans.
Jim Parsons’ legacy paves the way for thousands to potentially receive lifesaving organs through UAB’s xenotransplantation program.
The human preclinical model at UAB provides important knowledge before a Phase I clinical trial can begin for living human recipients. Decades of work by researchers across the world preceded UAB’s first clinical-grade pig kidney xenotransplant.
From its incompatible kidney transplant program to deceased donor programs, to xenotransplantation, UAB continues to seek ways to help patients who face end-stage renal disease.

UAB Hospital practice areas were honored with the “Best Hospital” designation, including patient experience, bariatric surgery, obstetrics, minimally invasive surgery, stroke care, cancer care, breast care and women’s services.

The UAB Advanced Limb Preservation Program represents a multidisciplinary collaboration involving numerous fields of study, including vascular surgery, podiatry and wound care. This team focuses on lower extremity limb preservation, diabetic foot care and complex wound management.
Thyroid nodules are not usually cancerous, but can cause pain and discomfort, as well as thyroid complications.

Kirklin received this award for his dedication to advancing the science and treatment of children through the journey of heart transplantation.

A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is devastating. But with the help of UAB, Steve Young is now cancer-free.
Jeffrey Kerby, M.D., Ph.D., was confirmed by the American College of Surgeons as the next chair of the ACS Committee on Trauma.
UAB is one of only six centers in the world with this technology, which enables 3D device visualization using light to guide navigation of wires and catheters through blood vessels.
Chen sets an example for his surgical mentees and invites them into the field of surgery through his publications and research.
The month long series of events is designed to give health care workers a chance for reflection as the pandemic approaches the two-year mark.

The device is a non-invasive scanner using near infrared light to assess brain injuries.

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