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The UAB Cardiogenomics Clinic provides genetic testing and counseling for a gene variant associated with a risk of heart failure and death.
This genetic risk score may help health care providers identify the risk of heart disease earlier and take preventive measures.
Researchers have been awarded a $2.6 million, four-year National Institutes of Health grant to evaluate a safer and more durable stent design, using techniques licensed through the UAB Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship by the UAB spinoff company Endomimetics LLC.
Traditional markers of cardiometabolic health may be lower in Black individuals, but the development of diabetes is more common in those with African ancestry.
As overall in-hospital cardiac arrest rates rise, overall survival rates are improving in tandem. But researchers say there is still room for improvement.
Heart-healthy recipes have numerous other health benefits as well, such as strengthening gastrointestinal health and lowering blood-sugar and cholesterol levels.
 
Consortium led by UAB researchers in the UAB Heersink School of Medicine and School of Public Health received additional funding to further study chronic hypertension and preeclampsia epigenetics participants enrolled in the CHAP trial.
The Cardiogenomics Clinic uses a patient’s genetic history to help develop a personalized treatment plan based on their genetic results.
For those who had COVID-19, lingering heart problems can complicate their recovery. UAB experts address common concerns that people have with their heart health after COVID-19.

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.

Diane Bishop creates care packages for other aortic patients to equip them with the supplies they need to take control of their health.

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

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