Research & Innovation
Researchers have hired local community health care workers to collect samples from children for testing — and will provide treatment — if it is found that children living in several Alabama Black Belt counties are infected with hookworm, and related intestinal infections.
Five-year, research-funding growth has grown by more than $154 million, marking a 34.4 percent increase in grants and awards won by faculty.
This study shows, for the first time, that CFTR existed with the basic function as an ion channel earlier than the ancient split between jawed and jawless vertebrates.
A UAB study shows that parent-adolescent relationships are more positive with strength-based communications.
This study included preclinical experiments and use of bronchoalveolar cells from IPF patients.
A study conducted by UAB investigators reports a decline in cholesterol levels since the 2013 cholesterol guidelines, but more needs to be done in the way of improving cardiovascular health.
Scientists know exercise is good for the body. A new study will dig down all the way to the molecular level to find out why.
Identify reading difficulties and connecting them with strategies and interventions is the goal of a free online tool from UAB.
A new discovery in parts of the nerve called Nodes of Ranvier yielded an answer to rapid sensory and motor reactions in mammals.
This first-of-its-kind study aims to address this information gap by examining total net worth in conjunction with five components of wealth.
UAB’s Tara Warner explores why some individuals are more likely to own guns than others.
Researchers will study innovative strategies to better engage populations most at risk, most vulnerable, and least likely to have access to eye care to detect and manage glaucoma and other eye diseases in community-based settings.
New study identifies HIPK2 as a novel regulator of heart failure progression.
A UAB researcher’s promising data shows improvement of Duchenne muscular dystrophy symptoms in mice and zebrafish using an experimental drug.
Approximately one in four people with disabilities are diagnosed with diabetes.
Investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Stanford University want to learn more about silent strokes and their role in brain health, including dementia.
The findings emphasize the importance of wide-reaching public health interventions to prevent hypertension among this population.
The goal is to train and add 63 psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners and social workers to Alabama’s workforce over the course of three years.
The grant will train nurse practitioners on how to prevent, identify and treat opioid addictions. 
A new study blunts hopes that metformin might help exercising seniors gain more muscle mass.
Antibiotic treatment can disrupt the gut microbiome at the strain level, with changes lasting as long as six months.
COPD is the third leading cause of death worldwide.
Individuals ages 16-30 with diagnosis of autism and/or ADHD are needed for a simulated driving study.
Excess exposure to oxygen can cause long-term effects on preterm infants.
Early weight-bearing after ankle or tibial plateau surgery may dramatically speed up recovery time, say UAB orthopaedic surgeons involved in a DOD-funded study.
A prestigious U54 grant from the NIH will help pediatric infectious disease investigators study rare viral infections.
For young people, being the victim of violence can lead to risky sexual behavior.
IgA nephropathy is the leading primary glomerulonephritis worldwide.
A team of UAB researchers found even a small influence from AAT dogs is meaningful and valuable to someone after a life-changing spinal cord injury.
UAB CFAR researchers awarded NIH funding to help support efforts for the president’s Ending the HIV Epidemic plan.
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