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Record $95 million Heersink lead gift to advance strategic growth and biomedical innovation.
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The study examined trends in mortality due to chronic lower respiratory disease and investigated disparities in deaths due to CLRD between rural and urban areas across the United States.
New research from UAB provides evidence, for the first time, to continue using the criteria set by major respiratory societies for the diagnosis of airflow obstruction and COPD.
UAB’s Lung Health Center has joined the prestigious Airways Clinical Research Network established by the American Lung Association.
UAB’s William Bailey honored by his alma mater with a lifetime achievement award for 50 years of exemplary service in medicine.
UAB gets $11 million grant for potential groundbreaking study of beta blockers for patients with COPD.
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UAB is implanting one-way valves in patients with severe emphysema in an effort to reduce their overall lung volume, which improves lung function.
UAB researchers participated in a multi-site study that disproved a once-promising theory that statins might have a beneficial effect on lung function.

CT scans can help physicians predict which COPD patients are likely to take a turn for the worse, say UAB researchers.

A new drug that improves lung function for some patients with cystic fibrosis may also help treat smokers with the incurable lung disease COPD.

UAB is the first in the state to offer new procedure that uses thermal energy to help keep airways flowing freely.