Research
The human dopamine transporter protein is missing a single amino acid.
People of Mexican descent with variants of a certain gene are more at risk for Type 2 diabetes, but the risk of developing the disease does not increase for people of other Hispanic and Latino background groups.
This adverse NSAID effect is caused by dysfunctional molecular and cellular mechanisms.
UAB researchers work toward finding the biomarkers of autism for earlier diagnosis and treatment.
Pig heart transplants could potentially save the lives of infants with life-threatening heart diseases.
Creating a fistula in the arm is vital before starting hemodialysis, yet half of fistulas fail to mature so that they are usable for dialysis.
These kidney macrophages reprogram to a developmental state after kidney injury, similar to those in newborn mice.
This finding was the first genotype-functional phenotype association found in AMD research.
Checkpoint inhibitors are types of cancer-fighting drugs that can help block proteins made by certain immune system cells, such as T cells.
Graduates of the UAB Anatomical Sciences program will help meet a growing need for anatomists in health care programs.
A UAB oncologist published findings regarding the risk of pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma survivors developing another type of cancer later in life.
UAB vision scientists publish paper in the peer-reviewed Journal of Lipid Research.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the fourth-leading cause of death in the world.
The hygiene hypothesis says increased sanitation in industrialized countries has led to increases in asthma.
A novel informatics technique allows researchers to identify different strains of the same bacterial species.

Investigators from UAB have summarized the impact of the reimbursement gap between Medicaid and private insurance on management and in-hospital outcomes among patients admitted for STEMI.

SouthernBiotech, a UAB spinoff from the 1980s, will store and market these valuable research reagents.

Understanding the molecular basis of binding informs ways to prevent retroviral replication, including the HIV retrovirus.

UAB’s Cathleen Cummings is searching for and identifying temples in Nagpur, India, before they are forgotten by history.

Strategic hiring, support for faculty research and multidisciplinary collaboration propel UAB’s Department of Psychology to a 12 percent increase in federal funding.

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