Research & Innovation

Only 61 percent of adults with high cholesterol were aware of their diagnosis, according to the study.

In this preliminary analysis, the study treatment neither built up in organs and nor destroyed the bone marrow’s ability to make blood cells.

UAB Neurology adds to evidence that massive, second-wave reaction kills nerve cells.

Genetic marker promises to avert severe side effects for African Americans taking blood thinner.

The UAB Diabetes Research Center is part of nationwide study on benefits and risks of four widely used diabetes drugs in combination with metformin.

Bain, in addition to her residency, is finalizing her doctoral dissertation.

Work may provide insight into drug design for autism, movement disorders.

The UAB School of Dentistry received more funding from the National Institutes of Health in 2012 than any other school of dentistry in the nation.

UAB expands research into dystonia with a generous gift from the Joel Johnson family.

UAB researchers partner with the Michael J. Fox Foundation on a new study of Parkinson’s disease risk factors, including a reduced sense of smell.

Success of ACE inhibitors, alpha blockers, calcium channel blockers and diuretics same in women and men with hypertension; diuretic superior in reducing cardiovascular complications.

UAB researchers uncover hidden channels to trigger mobile malware that could lead to targeted attacks.

UAB Nursing and Medicine schools tout partnership with the VA to improve health care for veterans and their families during May 13-17 National VA Research Week.

A new UAB School of Nursing study will test phone-based palliative care intervention for those in rural areas with advanced cancer.

The primary investigators are examining whether age- and race-related differences in the biomechanics of the optic nerve head may contribute to this risk.

The goal is to predict how rare earth metals, used in many applications including cell phones, will behave when subjected to extreme environments.

UAB biologist Charles Amsler to join NSF’s Antarctic Organisms and Ecosystems (AOE) program as a rotator for the Division of Polar Programs (POLAR).

UAB launches Malcovery; new company detects cyber threats, neutralizes attacks, minimizes losses for groups in danger of malware attackers.

The Diabetes Research Center (DRC) focuses on developing new methods to treat, prevent and ultimately cure diabetes and its complications.

The manual provides practical information on how to plan, implement and evaluate a pedestrian safety program.

Children and teens living in the Stroke Belt states are at about twice as much risk of stroke later on in life according to new findings from the REGARDS study.

Geriatric patients treated in a specialized Acute Care for Elders (ACE) unit get top notch care at lower cost, says new UAB study.

Be wary of emails claiming to link to information about the Texas fertilizer plant fire or the Bostom Marathon bombing, says the UAB Spam Data Mine.

Grants are awarded to graduate students for use in pilot projects, presentations at scientific meetings and travel to professional conferences.

New study in European Heart Journal contradicts a recent study in the same publication, suggests evidence is lacking that digoxin increases mortality as atrial fibrillation treatment.

Previous data has shown that areas of the south — specifically Mississippi and Alabama – are the fattest in the U.S. But new data from the REGARDS study proves this wrong.

Goodin, director of the UAB Biobehavioral Pain Research Lab, is a clinical health psychologist who specializes in pain-related behavioral medicine.

Schwebel, director of the UAB Youth Safety Lab, researches the prevention of unintentional injuries of children and adolescents.

UAB professors pens a book that examines black conservatism.

UAB is the No. 1 university in The Scientist's “Best Places to Work for Postdocs.”

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