Research
This combination therapy, tested preclinically, could potentially improve patient outcomes.
By developing a standardized set of aging resilience tests, a UAB biologist aims to identify predictors of long healthspan.
This understanding could help commercial crops resist pathogens and drought.
New $2.64 million grant to UAB will probe this question.
Local retailers should find ways to get involved in the community to help boost business, according to a UAB study.
This is the first large-animal study of muscle patches of a clinically relevant size.
Research indicates alternative contraception methods may reduce the risk in vulnerable populations.
Researchers at UAB are assessing elephant fat in evaluating the species’ reproductive and overall health.
Patients with such mutations potentially need increased disease surveillance and show a high predisposition to develop malignancies.
Heating a mixture of gases to furnace temperatures is one way to make a diamond film, nature’s hardest substance. Adding boron to the gas mixture may create new materials.
This link suggests that pollutants in the environment that mimic estrogens may have a deleterious effect on heart function.
New UAB research says sensory adjustments, such as turning down the lights and reducing noise levels, can improve behavior on high-acuity psychiatric units.
ECMO and autoantibody reduction through plasma exchange, experimental therapies not available everywhere, help end an Alabama woman’s five-month medical ordeal.
Researchers suggest combining a calorie-restricted diet with high-intensity interval training could be a solution for reducing weight regain after weight loss.
This more comprehensive approach may be needed to find ways to delay the progressive heart failure.
Such basic research supports the goal of using stem cells in therapy, where an important hurdle is efficient differentiation.
A new study suggests complex solutions to gun-related deaths and goals to decrease rates based on the type of death.
Inhibition of this microRNA might improve response to newer diabetes drugs, such as Byetta, Victoza, Trulicity, Januvia, Onglyza and Tradjenta.
A two-drug combination therapy for cystic fibrosis is shown to be effective. Triple combination therapy is close behind.
Jeremy Blackburn, Ph.D., and collaborators reveal fringe communities within 4chan and Reddit have a surprisingly large influence on alternative news shared on Twitter.
A group from UAB engineering will serve as one of 16 contractors competing for upcoming space station delivery orders.
The new grants will help a UAB Biology lab further research into how metabolic derangements impact diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
UAB will examine cognitive behavior therapy, a form of psychotherapy, that may help reduce the severity of non-epileptic seizures induced by traumatic brain injury.
New research from UAB shows that maintaining healthy dendritic spines — a component of neurons — may be protective against Alzheimer’s disease.
UAB is the first in the country to use novel HyperArc High-Definition Radiotherapy on brain cancer patients.
UAB gets a CDC grant to set up a sentinel surveillance system to track an antibiotic resistant infectious agent responsible for many cases of pneumonia.
In two new studies, a UAB oncologist explores questions of choice and cost in metastatic breast cancer.
This structure will further explain how the virus infects human cells and how progeny viruses are assembled, and it may be a point of attack to disarm the virus.
A UAB study suggests that psychedelic drugs have a positive effect on antisocial, criminal behavior, warranting investigation of psychedelics as a crime reduction therapy.
Overexpression of CCND2 increased growth and division of grafted heart muscle cells, resulting in better heart function and decreased size of dead tissue.
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