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HudsonAlpha opens a genomics clinic in Huntsville, part of a collaboration with UAB and Children’s of Alabama.
Renowned safety scientist Dean Sicking, Ph.D., is using high-tech dummies to tackle football's head-injury epidemic. In a unique facility, the Engineering professor and his team are precisely re-creating the game's collisions in order to improve helmet design.
A resin developed at the Materials Processing and Applications Development center is replacing the metal ring typically used to prevent cracks from furthering down an elephant’s tusk.
PhishMe is one of America’s fastest-growing private companies; Malcovery staff will remain at Birmingham’s Innovation Depot.
UAB leads a team that crafts new American College of Rheumatology guidelines for 2015 on treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.
The first large-scale trial of continuous chest compression following cardiac arrest shows little difference between the old and new methods of doing CPR.
Validated biomarkers are crucial to developing effective treatments for this degenerative disease.
Engineers, physicians, computer scientists and statisticians will collaborate to research and apply big data in the health care, industrial and smart cities fields.
A multisite study led by UAB has found the first biomarker for the onset of seizures in infants with tuberous sclerosis.
A UAB professor and student are examining how a new drug may improve life expectancies for CF patients and unplanned pregnancies among women.
UAB researchers will enroll patients for prospective studies on pathogenesis of a potentially fatal blood clot disorder with a $2.5 million NIH grant.
Computer & Information Sciences researchers tested users’ abilities to detect malware and phishing attacks while measuring the neurophysiological behavior underlying these tasks.
Southern Research and UAB launch a search for compounds that might provide new therapies for CF nonsense mutations.
In 2014, the generosity of those who attended Uncork Education allowed the NAS to raise more than $56,000 for UAB student scholarships, gifts and grants.
A drug derived from female hormones that may help soldiers survive major blood loss on a battlefield will undergo first human testing at UAB.
Wrong shipment of mice led to estrogen breakthrough in trauma survival.
UAB pilot program at Birmingham's A.H. Parker High School will continue for a second year thanks to a philanthropic contribution from AT&T Alabama.
Best of 2015New research from UAB’s Department of Biology shows how one species can fully support the development of another species in a sustainable system.
UAB researchers collaborated on a study showing a blood test for chlamydia might be valuable in screening infertile women for pregnancy outcomes.
UAB's strengths in clinical care and research are powering an interdisciplinary expedition into largely uncharted territory: neuroinflammatory mechanisms in Parkinson's disease.
African-Americans are at increased risk for glaucoma, and a new UAB study looks to find ways to improve medication adherence in that patient group
The UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine has awarded its first pilot grants to teams of researchers from the two institutions to pursue projects in cancer and cardiac disease.
The UAB Sustainable Smart Cities Research Center brought together green experts from around the world for the fourth annual Sustainable Smart Cities Symposium.
E. coli ClpB is a bacterial enzyme that untangles proteins. Such tangles are hallmarks of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. A study led by UAB's Aaron Lucius, Ph.D., offers new insight on this amazing molecular machine, and could eventually point toward new treatment approaches.
The new internal medicine and pediatric clinic will feature an outpatient diagnostic center with a cutting-edge imaging facility and full ambulatory lab services, all on-site.
Predators’ arrival could radically alter marine life
UAB is leading a team of researchers in a trial to combat blood pressure risk factors.
UAB researchers have found automated and human verification for voice-based user authentication vulnerable, and explore how an attacker in possession of voice audio samples could compromise a victim’s security, safety and privacy.
The Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine, UAB and Seahorse Bioscience announce establishment of comprehensive mitochondrial patient care clinical program.
UAB researchers discover a new protein interaction from the 1918 flu strain that may help influenza circumvent the host immune response that would fight viral infection.
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