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The investigational drug masitinib appears to inhibit parts of the immune system that may be overactive in ALS.
Luxturna uses a non-disease-causing virus to deliver a normal copy of the RPE65 gene to retinal cells, enabling them to make proteins capable of improving and preserving visual function.
The UAB Cardiogenomics Clinic provides genetic testing and counseling for a gene variant associated with a risk of heart failure and death.
New technologies are filling in gaps in the human genome and opening major areas for discovery. UAB researchers explain the pros and cons and how they are using long reads at UAB.
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.
As a certified Listener Poet, Salaam Green with UAB Arts in Medicine is working with UAB professionals to create poems based on their experiences for National Poetry Month in April.
Researchers show how two types of immune cells — one a part of the innate immune system and the other a part of the adaptive immune system — play distinct and indispensable roles in the colon to defend against pathogenic bacteria.
UAB Medicine’s STEP program helps people with disabilities as they transition from pediatric health care to adult health care.
This genetic risk score may help health care providers identify the risk of heart disease earlier and take preventive measures.
UAB-led national study shows using blood pressure medication to treat pregnant women with chronic hypertension improves pregnancy outcomes, including a decrease in severe preeclampsia and preterm birth.
UAB Medicine will provide sideline physicians, preseason and postseason player physicals, mental health services, nutritionist consultations, clinical services, an employee health database and other services.
COVID-related acute kidney injury peaked in 10- to 15-year-olds and 70- to 75-year-olds, suggesting age is not the sole determinant in severity of illness from COVID-19.
Vendors at the event will offer health screenings, interactive activities, and information focused on health, wellness, physical activity, education and good nutrition.
UAB graduate and professional programs are well represented in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Researchers have been awarded a $2.6 million, four-year National Institutes of Health grant to evaluate a safer and more durable stent design, using techniques licensed through the UAB Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship by the UAB spinoff company Endomimetics LLC.
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