Research
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.
A UAB oncologist published findings regarding the risk of pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma survivors developing another type of cancer later in life.
UAB vision scientists publish paper in the peer-reviewed Journal of Lipid 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.

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.

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

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

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

The grant will expand previous research by UAB researchers and Lakeshore Foundation staff that looked at the effects of combining exercise and music to improve function in people with neurologic disorders.
In her Parenting Challenges with Kids Lab, psychologist Christina Rodriguez studies a wide range of parenting behaviors and approaches.
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.

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