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

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.

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

The Gilbert Family Foundation’s Gene Therapy Initiative funds researchers at UAB exploring developmental and curative therapies for NF1.

The first study to evaluate whether differences between men and women in the risk of stroke varies by race and age found that some risk factors were more important for white women than white men, but the risk factors for black women and black men had similar associations with stroke risk.  

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

UAB study suggests individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder may not be more prone to cyber phishing attacks compared to those without the disorder.
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