Research & Innovation
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.
A $2.7 million grant aims to make car seat installation help more accessible to parents and caretakers.
These preclinical findings may have therapeutic potential for autoimmune diseases like lupus.
The highest blood pressure amplification was found in patients with uncontrolled resistant high blood pressure.
UAB researchers have found a previously unknown gene variant that appears to contribute to movement disorders.
UAB investigators have outlined the ideal cardiovascular health among American adults after the economic recession of 2008-2009.
The biomarker can identify beta cell death in children and adults with recent-onset Type 1 diabetes and in antibody-positive at-risk subjects before disease onset.
Beta cells in the pancreas produce the body’s insulin, and their loss or dysfunction causes diabetes.
This discovery may help treat patients with refractory thrombotic thrombocytopenic microangiopathy.
Finding balance through intentional movement can open a child’s eyes to a world of possibilities.
Researchers will study 400 middle-aged, overweight adults who are UAB primary care patients.
Researchers will study chemical modifications on RNA in postmortem brains.
The radioactivity of scandium 43 dwindles fast, with a half-life of just 3.9 hours.
Historically, Americans have chosen conflict avoidance over violence in property rights.
Higher employment rates cause an increase in flu incidence, according to a new study.
Injuries are the leading cause of death among children worldwide, according to a UAB expert.
This regenerative potential is lost within days after birth, which is why adult heart attacks lead to heart failure.
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