Research
New data from the REGARDS study show that blacks with the sickle cell trait are more likely to develop kidney failure requiring dialysis.
Exercise medicine gets a boost with the opening of the 7,000-square-foot UAB Exercise Clinical Trial Facility.
A significant new study by The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, including a UAB physician-scientist, uncovers genetic mutations of cervical cancer that hold a key to targeting and treating the disease.
A prestigious fellowship from the American Association of University Women has been awarded to a UAB graduate student.
Those living in more advantaged neighborhoods are less likely to have a stroke than are their counterparts who live in less advantaged neighborhoods, according to a UAB study.
A UAB researcher will examine the underlying environmental impact on genes of Mexican Americans in relation to cardiometabolic syndrome, a disorder caused by several interrelated risk factors that can lead to heart disease or Type 2 diabetes.

UAB’s Lindsay Rhodes, M.D., will study telemedicine as a potential strategy to improve eye disease detection and management. 

UAB cardiovascular disease researchers are improving our understanding of the disease and finding new ways to provide medical care to patients.
Aged drivers and women using prescription sleep medicines at higher risk for motor vehicle collisions.
Research suggests a link between short sleep and obesity from secondary eating and drinking while engaged in another activity.
Best of 2015 2Stylish but dangerous? UAB study looks at injuries caused by wearing high-heeled shoes.
Grants from late ESPN anchor Stuart Scott’s memorial fund through the V Foundation will support cancer biomarker research from UAB’s Ojesina.
UAB’s Virginia Howard has been honored for her work to find novel and powerful approaches to reduce the burden of stroke and heart disease.
Epidemiologist Olivia Affuso studies new ways to prevent obesity and chronic disease through physical activity. She also volunteers with two groups that use running to help women and girls achieve fitness and personal goals.
Gene mastermind Shawn Levy, Ph.D., and his team at the HudsonAlpha Genomic Services Laboratory are helping UAB investigators — and researchers from around the world — crack the mysteries of life.
Faisal Shuaib, M.D., Dr.P.H., who led successful Ebola containment efforts in Nigeria, has been appointed to a six-man independent expert committee.
This interdisciplinary symposium will highlight different areas of research from across campus.
Guest speaker and former Surgeon General Regina Benjamin among many who will see new approaches and successful models of current health-disparities research.
Pauline Jolly, Ph.D., has been awarded the 2014 Ellen Gregg Ingalls/UAB National Alumni Society Award for Lifetime Achievement in Teaching.
UAB researchers compared two sets of guidelines to ascertain if people with chronic kidney disease should take statins to reduce high cholesterol levels linked to cardiovascular disease.
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