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The findings represent the first study to examine whether metabolic adaptation, at the level of Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR), is associated with time to reach weight-loss goals.
For those who had COVID-19, lingering heart problems can complicate their recovery. UAB experts address common concerns that people have with their heart health after COVID-19.
Project ECHO is designed to connect family medicine and primary care practitioners across Alabama with teams of experts to help them better care for patients suffering from depression.
The facility will produce a reliable supply of isotopes for the United States Department of Energy Isotope Program.
Bibb has been studying neuroendocrine cancer for almost 10 years and has published several reports in high-impact scientific journals.
In the study published in the American Journal of Transplantation, UAB researchers tested the first human preclinical model for transplanting genetically modified pig kidneys into humans.
Jim Parsons’ legacy paves the way for thousands to potentially receive lifesaving organs through UAB’s xenotransplantation program.
The human preclinical model at UAB provides important knowledge before a Phase I clinical trial can begin for living human recipients. Decades of work by researchers across the world preceded UAB’s first clinical-grade pig kidney xenotransplant.
From its incompatible kidney transplant program to deceased donor programs, to xenotransplantation, UAB continues to seek ways to help patients who face end-stage renal disease.
When the U.S. Ski Team went to the World Cup competition in Croatia, a UAB orthopaedic doctor went with them.
Modeled on the state’s trauma system, the Alabama Statewide Stroke System will help improve emergency response for stroke patients.

As CEO, Vickers says his priorities will be in continuing UAB’s clinical and research excellence and working to eliminate disparities in health care throughout the state and region.

Bianca and Kelvin Ume have been pulling double duty throughout the pandemic: working as contact tracers while juggling full-time jobs, Bianca as a UAB medical and MBA student and Kelvin as an ICU nurse.

Collaborative care, reforming payment models, incentivizing primary care and utilizing the digital tools can positively change the landscape of American health care. 

UAB Hospital practice areas were honored with the “Best Hospital” designation, including patient experience, bariatric surgery, obstetrics, minimally invasive surgery, stroke care, cancer care, breast care and women’s services.

Diane Bishop creates care packages for other aortic patients to equip them with the supplies they need to take control of their health.
The UAB Advanced Limb Preservation Program represents a multidisciplinary collaboration involving numerous fields of study, including vascular surgery, podiatry and wound care. This team focuses on lower extremity limb preservation, diabetic foot care and complex wound management.
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