Research & Innovation
Platelet blood cells can carry an enzyme needed to prevent clots, while hiding it from autoantibody neutralization.
Pretreatment with the NSAID carprofen before experimental heart attack in mice caused a diminished resolution of acute inflammation.
Researchers will delve into the role of inflammation and the immune system in the worsening of Parkinson’s disease as UAB is named a Udall Center of Excellence.
A number of school-based interventions have been developed to improve students’ emotional and behavioral functioning, but schools need to adjust their culture to ensure more lasting effects.
The study’s findings show the benefits of the ketogenic diet in cancer patients, and the authors hope to expand their research to see if it will also impact cancer treatment.
Understanding the physics of superconductors starts with understanding and manipulating their physical makeup to more efficiently conduct energy.
UAB researchers will implement a new home-intervention model to teach mothers and children to form healthy habits right in the comfort of their homes.
Sarah Parcak co-led expedition that discovers more than 800 ancient burial tombs in one field season.
This knowledge can aid vaccine development, treatment of infections and moderation of autoimmune disease.
Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., discusses the need to better protect artifacts at museums.
James McClintock, Ph.D., provides insight into the impact of greenhouse gases on the planet and its oceans.
Examination of a larger group of patients extends the clinical manifestations first described 11 years ago.
This research suggests a therapeutic approach to treating human heart failure.
This novel mechanism links epigenetic changes to translational control.
UAB was part of a national, multisite study that showed a drug for multiple sclerosis was effective in slowing down brain atrophy, or shrinkage.
Sensitive, specific assays are needed to ensure the safety of inter-species transplants for patients needing new organs like kidneys and hearts.
UAB-led study determines the best breathing tube for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
UAB will fill a gap in the stroke belt as it joins StrokeNet, a national research consortium.
“Listening-Watch” a program utilizing wearable devices and speech for two-factor authentication, thwarts potential mobile device attacks while requiring minimal effort from the user.
The grant, received from the NIH, aims to provide a better option for patients than what is already available.
An award to UAB researchers is aimed to determine effects of arsenicals and ways to treat exposure in the future.
The goal is an early warning system to block incipient seizures for patients where medications have failed.
An increased association with STI in a vaginitis screening population has been found by a UAB researcher.
This remarkable ability has clinical implications for humans.
The National Cancer Institute highlighted research from UAB that shows how the epigenetic plant-based diet in mice can prevent cancer more effectively at younger ages.
UAB research suggests protein misfolding, perhaps caused by a reduction in a regulatory protein, could be associated with Parkinson’s disease.
These newborn neurons in the dentate gyrus become less excitable after three weeks, a crucial step for mature functioning.
This discovery may lead to personalized care for congestive heart failure, also known as ischemic cardiomyopathy.
UAB's study of CBD oil for intractable epilepsy, funded by the State of Alabama under Carly's Law, shows that CBD oil reduces seizure frequency and severity in patients with treatment-resistant epilepsy.
UAB research points to a new way to lower pre-term births: teach mothers the fundamentals of oral health.
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