Displaying items by tag: school of medicine

An innovative grant aims to speed up antiretroviral therapy initiation for patients in the Deep South newly diagnosed with HIV.

UAB-led study finds that genetic variations associated with cognitive decline after BMT identify high-risk patients more accurately than current methods.

Go behind the scenes of UAB’s latest grants and contracts in this new series to discover a fresh approach to treat an autoimmune disease and its mysterious double-negative B cells.

Wireless glucose monitors, HD cameras and talking scales: UAB eMedicine has saved Alabamians nearly 200,000 miles of driving and sliced stroke treatment times for rural patients from hours to minutes. 

Nephrologist Ashita Tolwani, M.D., is internationally renowned for her expertise in continuous renal replacement therapy. UAB’s CRRT Queen explains this powerful, complex therapy and how UAB became a global leader in the field.

What steps do you want to take in your career? New Taking Charge of Your Career sessions can help clarify your professional objectives.

An innovative study led by Luciano Costa, M.D., Ph.D., generated national buzz for its success in beating back blood cancer — and enrolling African American patients.

Hear UAB graduate students and postdocs discuss the results of their research during monthly presentations at The Lumbar.

Adam Gerstenecker, Ph.D., recognized for contributions to understanding causes, effects of loss of memory and thinking skills.

UAB staff and faculty share what drives them to volunteer their time for community-focused projects like the upcoming InnoHack 2020 event.

Investigators attract major grants to use AI on failed drug trials, cell-free DNA and puzzling CT scans.

Lisa Schwiebert, Ph.D., will receive the 2020 Distinguished Service Award from the National Postdoctoral Association during its annual conference in March.

Do you speak APT1A3? To help patients with mysterious conditions, these precision pioneers are seeking expertise in targeted genes.

New textbook by neurobiology professor, the first of its kind, details emerging role in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, autism spectrum disorder and more.

UAB neurobiologist Farah Lubin, Ph.D., went against type to go to college, change the paradigm on how memories are made and make science more welcoming for under-represented students.

UAB Safe streamFlu will take its toll on your health, but you can fight the virus by stopping the spread of germs. Use these tips to help protect you, your family and your colleagues.

Single-cell sequencing enables researchers to study disease as never before — even skipping through time to follow crucial populations. UAB experts explain what all the fuss is about and how to get started in single-cell research — a field that is wide open for discovery.

The Precision Diagnostics Laboratory effort, led by Craig Mackinnon, M.D., Ph.D., will support surgeons, oncologists and other clinicians with the latest tests and custom assays, starting with gene panels for cancer and drug metabolism that return answers in hours, not weeks.

A decade ago, Liz Worthey’s computational skills saved a life and earned her a profile in a Pulitzer-winning article. Now at UAB, this new recruit is creating tools and building collaborations to transform these extraordinary efforts into a routine part of patient care.

The fourth annual UAB Innovation Breakfast highlighted student, faculty, staff and community innovators for their contributions to research, innovation and entrepreneurship.

UAB Safe streamJust one bleeding-control kit could make all the difference in the event of a mass shooting, explosion or car accident, trauma surgeons say. Learn to use a kit and buy them for your unit or donate kits to the Division of Acute Care Surgery to provide more training at UAB and in the community.

A new textbook by Randy Cron, M.D., Ph.D., the first of its kind, can help physicians diagnose and treat an often-puzzling condition with a host of causes.

Neurobiologist Summer Thyme, Ph.D., has built her own devices and software to leverage zebrafish models that shed light on genes associated with human schizophrenia.

It’s easy to think the only jungle around campus is the concrete kind. But you can find a little-known green space closest to where you work, live and play using this Google Map we created just for you.

Five faculty are translating proven methods directly from Birmingham to locations around the world with pilot funding from the Sparkman Center for Global Health.

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