Research
The mechanism the tuberculosis pathogen uses in its escape suggests possible therapies to improve patient outcomes.
A gene called TXNIP was the answer, and it led to a drug called verapamil and a successful diabetes trial.
Significant novel findings published by UAB researchers established verapamil as a successful therapeutic approach to target loss of beta cell function caused by Type 1 diabetes.

Biomedical scientists and engineers can participate in a nationwide program that helps take their discoveries from the research lab to the clinical setting.

A UAB researcher hopes to use new data tools to find answers to a dangerous form of epilepsy.
A diabetes drug suggests potential therapy for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, based on research with human lung fibroblasts and a mouse model of lung fibrosis.
UAB is one of six universities in the world currently investigating the medicinal benefits of psilocybin.
These immune cells could become therapeutic targets to treat Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
In a large-scale analysis, Jeremy Blackburn, Ph.D., and collaborators found that the misuse of web archive services cause loss of ad revenue for popular news websites.
Tensor completion algorithm proposed for use in making recommendations via Netflix and Amazon.
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