Research & Innovation
Theoretical and computational physicists at UAB helped identify a new state of matter to impact quantum computing, information storage and communication. 
Masked hypertension occurs when people have normal blood pressure readings at the doctor’s office, but high blood pressure when measured outside of a clinical setting.
Vision scientists publish findings of how retinal neurons govern the perceptual process of human spatial integration.
Researchers at UAB will investigate atomic beryllium as a new candidate to develop a next generation atomic clock and produce an ultracold neutral plasma for novel low-temperature plasma physics investigations.
Experiments with mice show involvement of gut bacteria and spleen in this heart pathology.
Researchers found that regular tenofovir gel users were associated with reduced risk of HSV-2 infection.
Selective regulation of neurons can help investigate brain development, and the mechanisms in learning and neuropsychiatric diseases.
UAB researchers found spending 20 minutes in an urban park will make someone happier — whether they are engaging in exercise or not during the visit.
Research funding from the National Institutes of Health to UAB totals nearly $300 million.
In light of new study results, guidelines for early gestational diabetes screening in obese pregnant women will need reassessment.
The pilots link two powerful research entities, to focus on asthma, vaccine development and improving safety of therapeutic drugs.
Investigators from UAB have examined the incidence, or new onset, of cardiovascular disease and in-hospital deaths in patients admitted with severe sepsis.
UAB and Children’s of Alabama have named the new director of Pediatric Endocrinology.
Study suggests that weight loss, even if associated with intermittent weight gain, is worthwhile in that there appears to be no harm and possible benefit in terms of cardiovascular outcomes.
The guidelines released by the American Academy of Dermatology will for the first time provide comprehensive information to other physicians on how to treat patients beyond outward physical effects of psoriasis.
Gamification may increase surgical resident examination scores and knowledge retention.
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.
Using a common inkjet machine and some clever hacks, a UAB researcher creates low-cost, low-power electronics with applications in health care and beyond.
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.
Supercomputer access, massive storage, collaborative coding — UAB Biomedical Research Information Technology Enhancement (U-BRITE) is a collection of tools designed to break down the barriers between researchers and their data.
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.
UAB child safety researcher testing augmented reality app to prevent roadway injuries and death.
Developmental psychologist Huarong Wang, from China's Nantong University, was drawn to UAB by David Schwebel's "very influential" research on child safety.
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