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New $78 million Altec/Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building will accelerate advancements in precision medicine, informatics and data sciences — areas that represent the future of modern health care.
The two-day event will focus on population genomics for medical professionals Friday and how to demystify rare diseases for affected individuals and families Saturday.
The All of Us Research Program, an effort by the NIH to build a national database for medical research, launches on May 6 at UAB and six other sites nation-wide.
Patients with such mutations potentially need increased disease surveillance and show a high predisposition to develop malignancies.
Among black men, those with a high degree of West African genetic ancestry have less abdominal fat than those with a lower degree.
Open-access videos from the chair of UAB's Department of Genetics focus on the latest treatment approaches for critically ill children in all settings.
Together with European partners, UAB unravels basis of Singleton-Merten Syndrome, which causes heart calcification and early periodontitis.
Research in personalized medicine, health informatics and genomic medicine spans disciplines and will impact the treatment of many diseases.
UAB has teamed with the Michael J. Fox Foundation to look for genetic biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease.