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AHA recognizes the UAB Cardiovascular Institute’s dedication to ensuring all heart failure patients have access to best practices and lifesaving care.
UAB researchers show there is no longer a connection between the previously linked gene and elevated blood pressure in those of African ancestry.
Keep football tailgates heart-healthy without sacrificing flavor with these tips from UAB cardiologists.
The device will be used to treat patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis who are at high or extreme risk for open-heart surgery.
Single-nucleus RNA-sequencing in a newborn pig model showed increased cell cycle activity and proliferation in cardiomyocytes, which helped remuscularize the left ventricle after experimental heart attack.
The grant is being used to fund a first-of-its-kind clinical trial that will recruit healthy individuals through a “genome-first” approach and perform deep metabolic phenotyping to understand the underlying mechanisms responsible for the regulation of the human body’s metabolism through natriuretic peptide hormones.
This grant is being used to fund the first-of-its-kind and largest clinical study in the United States to perform deep physiological phenotyping and will exclusively recruit Black adults to study the use of FDA-approved medications and their role in improving cardiometabolic health.
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.
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