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PNP Therapeutics, UAB and Southern Research Institute work abolishes otherwise unmanageable human cancers in preclinical rodent studies.

UAB researchers, a National Weather Service office and the state public health department seek to design an alert system that better protects public from extreme heat.

A national group of leading scientists, including one University of Alabama at Birmingham expert, says fewer people are dying of stroke, but the mechanisms remain unknown.



The goal of the grant is to develop a new technique based on nanomaterial sorbents that allows accurate sampling of gases and vapors at low levels for measuring workers’ exposure.
This work will focus on a protein that is unique to the eye and is required for sight.
The largest-ever multicenter, prospective study on the safety of bariatric surgery among adolescents finds they face few short-term complications.
A boost to telemedicine, UAB does orthopedic surgery with mobile video technology from VIPAAR along with Google Glass.
Many veterans and homeless lack access to regular primary care, and studies show many feel unwelcome in health care settings.Read More
The center is a leader in groundbreaking research, patient care and reducing cancer disparities.
Study results suggest that those who assist a chronically ill or disabled family member enjoy an 18 percent survival advantage compared to statistically matched noncaregivers.
UAB thoracic surgeon, one of the youngest presidents of any major cardiothoracic society, to share secrets on how to super perform in life.
DENTSPLY Tulsa gift, dentistry fundraising efforts help to deliver quality treatment for patients, education for students.
UAB’s new undiagnosed diseases program looks to find answers to medical mysteries.
The UAB Collat School of Business partnered with the Alabama Retail Association to mark the 32nd annual Retail Day.
The investigators found that brain connectivity data from 19 paths in brain scans predicted whether the participants had autism, with an accuracy rate of 95.9 percent.
The grant will focus on developing novel, targeted, less toxic therapies for children with brain cancer.

Fast, inexpensive gene sequencing needed to make possible personalized medicine.

The Ada Sue Hinshaw Award is one of the highest honors that can be given to a researcher in the field of nursing who focuses on cancer survivorship.

Yang’s research focuses on a new class of drug PARP inhibitors that interfere with a cancer cell’s ability to repair DNA damage, hastening cell death.

Drug-eluting stents pose no greater risk of major heart attack following non-cardiac surgery than bare metal stents.

UAB selected among top 50 schools for advancing females students in science, technology, engineering and math fields. 

Ballroom-dance intervention seeks to improve health, relationships for women with reproductive cancers and their partners – participants receive free dance lessons.

The UAB community came out to support the CPS-3, becoming the largest single site enrollment in the United States with 1,209 participants.

New institute combines commercialization and experiential learning.

UAB studies zero in on potential biomarkers in muscle tissue for Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Patients in estrogen trial had fewer poor results, and in post-intervention there was a significant decrease in breast cancer.

Colgate and the National Dental Association Foundation support the award, which is for $10,000.

Mitochondrial DNA determines oxidant levels and may further explain why some people get sick and others don’t.
Lawrence Sincich, Ph.D., received a $1.81 million NIH National Eye Institute award for work that will lead to better understanding of color perception in the brain.
UAB has been named to the American Council on Education’s 11th Internationalization Laboratory Cohort to expand and enhance opportunities in international initiatives.
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