Research & Innovation
New guidelines for operating room attire to prevent surgical site infections may be ineffective.
Influenza NS1 can bind with the cell’s RIG-I protein, blocking the innate immune response
A study of ice and fire: Research by UAB nutritional epidemiologist Suzanne Judd, Ph.D., and colleagues identified 19 foods and four lifestyle elements that raise or lower inflammation.
A UAB study of injury rates sustained by professional Ultimate players lays the groundwork for better understanding of injury risk as well as prevention strategies for the sport.

An article highlighting the importance of play in a child’s education and development selected as the 2019 Most Outstanding Article by journal.

Students are examining 60 variables, including sidewalk conditions, crosswalks, blighted properties and advertisements in four Birmingham communities.
Coronary microvascular dysfunction is a precursor to later heart disease, heart failure and possible death.
UAB orthopaedic surgeons report that the cost of orthobiologics, promising but not fully proven therapies, can vary widely across the nation.
Unsuspected genetic variation among strains of mice can surreptitiously confound data results.
This microbiome signature suggests that bacteria, or bacterial products, colonize the lungs far before birth.

Study points to a potential immediate treatment for this devastating disease.

A genomics tool can determine whether twins maintained identical gut strains, even after living apart for years.
Research results show that brain-computer interfaces is one source of caused leaked medical and personal information among particular individuals.

In preclinical experiments, a metabolic inhibitor killed a variety of human cancer cells of the skin, breast, lung, cervix and soft tissues.

Scientists are racing to determine which genealogy most accurately represents the evolutionary history of sea turtles — a challenging proposition.

A UAB pediatric oncologist will conduct a first-in-human immunovirotherapy study of an oncolytic herpes virus inoculated in the cerebellum.

Genome sequencing leads to new understanding of genetic risk factors that might play a role in the risk of dementia.
Alabama Power recognizes innovative student research with two $5,000 grants.
The UAB freshman immunology honors seminar recently held a Q&A with Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper reporter Matt Richtel.

A UAB researcher’s involvement in clinical trials helped approve a first-of-its-kind targeted medication to reduce pain crisis for individuals with sickle cell disease.

Community members from Beaufort, South Carolina, trained palliative care physicians on how to have culturally appropriate conversations with their patients based on their backgrounds and ethnicities.

Engineered tissue from a bioprinter has promise for organ regeneration or replacement.

Researchers examined 50 years’ worth of data from studies that analyzed substance use disorder treatments.
Researchers found they could prevent deadly infections by giving the newborn mice specific protective bacteria.
Real-world problems are solved through a two-month entrepreneurship educational experience for students across UAB’s campus.

A new study shows the quality of sleep medical and surgical residents receive is poor and causes persistent fatigue throughout residency.   

Ilias Perakis commissioned an image to convey his terahertz-driven superconductivity.
A first-of-its-kind newborn mouse model will permit study of how to protect extremely low birth-weight infants from bronchopulmonary dysplasia, or BPD.  
A mouse-model study of the sensor will aid the search for treatments to delay human heart failure, which often follows a heart attack.
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.
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