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Kirklin received this award for his dedication to advancing the science and treatment of children through the journey of heart transplantation.

A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is devastating. But with the help of UAB, Steve Young is now cancer-free.
Meet Debbie Morrow, the founder of the group Loving the Preemies, a group that crochets holiday-themed outfits each year for babies in UAB’s RNICU.
Jeffrey Kerby, M.D., Ph.D., was confirmed by the American College of Surgeons as the next chair of the ACS Committee on Trauma.

The scorecard compared UAB Medicine to other academic medical centers nationwide.

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Eric Wallace, M.D., was recently selected as the 2021 Community Star of Alabama for his vast efforts in telehealth and innovation across the state of Alabama.

More than 88 million Americans have prediabetes, but the good news is that this condition can be reversed with just a few simple steps. 

UAB is one of only six centers in the world with this technology, which enables 3D device visualization using light to guide navigation of wires and catheters through blood vessels.
Guinness World Records officially named Curtis Means, born at 21 weeks and one day at UAB Hospital, the most premature infant to survive.

Young cancer survivors are at higher risk of developing subsequent HPV-related cancers than the general population, but less likely to receive the HPV vaccine. Findings from the first clinical trial of its kind support making HPV vaccination a routine part of oncologic care for all young cancer survivors, researchers say.

Many Americans are catching up on missed holiday plans, but should you go ahead and receive your booster shot to ensure the safety of yourself and others?

A study conducted by UAB researchers found that using genetic information for choosing medical treatment after getting a heart stent reduces the risk of potentially fatal cardiovascular events.
Treating blood disorders and cancers cannot be done alone. It requires the strong will of a patient, the support of family, and the compassion and expertise of a world-renowned health care team, like those with the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB’s Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cell Therapy program.
Chen sets an example for his surgical mentees and invites them into the field of surgery through his publications and research.
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