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Pharmacogenomics has become a valuable tool for optimizing treatments and is poised to play an increasing role in clinical care.

UAB will now operate three community vaccination sites — two downtown and one in Hoover — in an effort to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to more people.
“These vaccines are our way out of the epidemic, and we want to do all we can to help get Alabama out of this as quickly as possible,” said Sarah Nafziger, M.D.
Use of the diabetes drug metformin — before a diagnosis of COVID-19 — was associated with a threefold decrease in mortality in COVID-19 patients with Type 2 diabetes.
Precision disease modeling involves creation of patient-specific disease models that mimic the molecular character of a condition present in a patient, enabling more precise diagnoses and treatments.
Everyone was fast this spring: the businesses that contributed to the fund, the scientists and physicians who crafted research proposals, and the senior School of Medicine researchers who chose which proposals got money.
The team has working knowledge of medicine, biology, computer science, chemistry and anatomy, with a healthy dose of Sherlock Holmes thrown in.
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.
UAB, in conjunction with Harvard, is the coordinating center for the national Undiagnosed Diseases Network, funded by the National Institutes of Health
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