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This is the first direct evidence that resident microbiota can have a significant impact on the establishment and pathology of infection by two different human-specific pathogens.
UAB Medicine has added the ExcelsiusGPS® by Globus Medical for minimally invasive spine surgeries.
TCE is a known environmental risk factor for parkinsonism. UAB researchers will evaluate whether T cell activation caused by TCE exposure leads to cognitive decline.
The study, funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, will compare two pathways of post-fracture patient care.
Some individuals may experience a range of somatic or physical symptoms, such as persistent tension or nervousness, as the weekend comes to an end, also known as the “Monday blues” or “Sunday scaries.”
The project will empower a wide range of users to implement the next generation of genomic analysis, smart querying of medical literature, neuro-symbolic AI with stochastic reasoning, graph analytics, software verification tasks and security auditing.
The new treatment involves using a spinal cord stimulator that sends electrical impulses into the spinal cord. The device responds to the spinal cord in real time and can adjust the electrical output 50-100 times per second based on what is happening in the spinal cord.
This study, performed in a pre-clinical human model, is the first time xenotransplanted pig kidneys have shown clearance of creatinine and shown a standard immunosuppression regimen may be sufficient.
Some PD-1+CXCR5+CD4+ T cells will become germinal center-Tfh cells that are essential for B cells to become high-affinity antibody-producing cells. Others do not take that path, instead becoming memory T cells.
Hunter Caroline Davies will receive her master’s degree in anatomical science at UAB’s summer commencement Aug. 11. But she is already back in the classroom as part of the Heersink School of Medicine’s class of 2027.
In a mouse model, border-associated macrophages, not microglia, were essential for the neuroinflammation that precedes neurodegradation. Targeting this subset could be a disease-modifying therapy in neurodegenerative disease.
UAB scientist aims to inspire children from underrepresented backgrounds to pursue a career in science and help them understand that achieving their passions is possible.
$46 million awarded by NIH to UAB and partners allows researchers to continue following participants enrolled in the national Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study.
The newly introduced kidney function equation has value in predicting heart failure comparable to the old equation but may reduce racial disparities by improving access to heart failure therapy among Black heart failure patients.
Today the National Institutes of Health has announced that UAB’s own Jeanne Marrazzo, M.D., has been selected to succeed Anthony Fauci, M.D., as the next director of NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) this fall. 
A first-of-its-kind endowment from art patrons Lydia Cheney and Jim Sokol will ensure the well-being of UAB’s Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts and contemporary art for years to come.
New research from UAB shows a possible link between poverty and a child’s possibility of having a relapse in their acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
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