Research & Innovation
A single intranasal dose provided sterilizing immunity — no detectable COVID-19 virus — in the lungs of vaccinated mice, in contrast to dense infection in lungs of unvaccinated mice.
While there are many quality measures for end-of-life care for adults with cancer, there are no such measures for children.
O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB is among three groups selected nationwide for the Co-Creating Solutions to Address Racism and Disparities in Oncology initiative coordinated by the Center for Health Care Strategies.
ResBiotic Inc. will use the money to develop and commercialize groundbreaking probiotic formulations for lung health.
Knowledge of the specific flagellins that drive the pathogenic immune response in Crohn’s disease is a step toward a potential preventive treatment.
In a study conducted among more than 1.3 million American adults, UAB investigators found that Alabama and Southern states have the worst cardiovascular health, citing higher death totals due to cardiovascular causes.
Researchers from the University of Alabama of Birmingham have published results of a survey gauging Alabama physicians’ support of medical cannabis for qualified patients.
This is the first study on older drivers — most of whom had vision impairment — that ties actual at-fault crashes and near-crashes, identified through in-vehicle sensors and confirmed by video, to the visual characteristics of drivers.
New research from UAB demonstrates that the timing of branch chain amino acid consumption has significant implications for cardiac health and disease.
Could a low-sugar diet overcome insulin issues and a lifetime of weight struggles? That’s the question being studied by Barbara Gower, Ph.D., in a five-year, $1.9 million study.
The study bolsters the idea that inflammation is linked to Parkinson’s disease, and points to differences in how men and women respond to the disease.
Researchers at UAB have developed an emergency alert system that uses inexpensive Bluetooth beacons to alert users of hazards during natural disasters.
This 3D-printed anatomical finger model is a low-cost ultrasound training tool for procedural guidance in corticosteroid injections.
Studies by the team led by Stefan G. Kertesz, M.D., have shown that homeless patients often feel unwelcome or rejected when seeking health care.
A researcher from UAB and four colleagues found in a study that product proliferation, a commonly used marketing tactic, may not work for all brands or products, depending on the brand relevance in the product’s category.
G207, an immunotherapy derived from a modified herpes virus is well tolerated in children with gliomas, and shows signs of clinical effectiveness
Get the latest on what UAB’s Timothy Garvey,M.D., calls “a very powerful tool to treat obesity.”
This transport system may be widespread across many Gram-positive bacteria that contain proteins in the WXG100 superfamily. Tuberculosis kills 1 million people each year.
Differences in DNA methylation correlated with differences in heart-failure outcomes, as measured by two-year mortality.
Using spatial transcriptomics, UAB researchers set out to understand the differences and similarities between two viral infections causing acute lung injury, as it could improve patient care, as well as identify novel therapeutic targets.
Heart failure is a leading cause of death in the United States. Highly effective medications are now available, and the disease is manageable if patients seek care and take their prescribed medications regularly.
A study conducted by UAB investigators found that the newly recommended scores are very effective in diagnosing a type of heart failure that is challenging to detect, and can also help predict patients’ long-term outcomes.
This study will aid the understanding of, and future research on, inflammatory bowel disease, which afflicts about 1.6 million Americans. 
Many patients have been struggling to pay for their treatment, and the financial consequences can affect a person’s emotional well-being. This collaborative effort will recruit researchers nationwide to help solve these issues.
In a study of more than 6,000 American adults, UAB investigators found that those with a coronary artery calcium score greater than zero have a higher risk of cardiac events. CAC may help guide blood pressure control and comprehensive cardiovascular care.
Researchers find a role for citrullinated vimentin as a damage-associated molecular pattern molecule, or DAMP, that is generated by lung macrophages in response to environmental cadmium/carbon black.
After a pause due to COVID-19, UAB has resumed enrollment for the All of Us Research Project.
The study points to an adhesive cell surface protein that might be a key element in tackling the resistance to radiation therapy commonly seen in glioblastoma tumors.
Alabama and the Southeast have high rates of kidney disease, especially in minority populations. On World Kidney Day, physicians have a chance to shine a light on this troublesome disease.
Research funding to UAB from the National Institutes of Health tops $300 million again.
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