Research
UAB now has far and away the fastest supercomputer in Alabama, accelerating the volume and speed at which transformational education, research and medical care can occur.
The $2.5 million gift from Medical Properties Trust begins a campaign that will ultimately raise $7.5 million in resources to expand and accelerate the center’s research efforts.
With an economic impact now exceeding $7.15 billion, according to Tripp Umbach, Alabama’s largest single employer’s influence on the state’s economy has grown by more than 50 percent since the last study.
Developers and educators at UAB have developed a solution to meet the challenges of getting educational resources to underserved populations by providing software and hardware programs to better train students in Ethiopia and Zambia.
Four multidisciplinary studies will focus on genetics and associated mechanisms of hyperuricemia gout, an inflammatory arthritis.
Low dietary potassium leads to calcified arteries and aortic stiffness, while increased dietary potassium alleviates those undesirable effects in a mouse model, suggesting dietary potassium may protect against heart disease and death from heart disease in humans.
Chad Thomas Hagwood, Edward E. Partridge, Catherine Danielou, Michelle Cardel and Raymond Thompson were bestowed the awards by the NAS for their personal, academic and professional achievements, service to the community, and philanthropy.
Researchers study the mechanisms that prevent autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus or multiple sclerosis after an infection.
The research supported by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will evaluate the effectiveness of different types of exercise programs for people with MS.
The AGHI, a genomics partnership between UAB and HudsonAlpha, is cited for collaboration by Health Connect South.
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