Matt Windsor

Matt Windsor

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UAB also will introduce a major new suicide-prevention initiative during the town hall.

In our study of patients with resistant hypertension, we have shown that vascular function improves with the use of spironolactone, a mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist. Spironolactone has also been shown to reduce urinary protein loss in patients with chronic kidney disease. We are looking for men and women, ages 19-65, with Stage III CKD, non-diabetic or who have controlled diabetes, and who are not currently taking spironolactone or amiloride. The study lasts 16 weeks, with six visits, and compensation and parking will be provided for all six visits. If interested, please contact Cassidy Clevenger at (205) 934-6745.
Are you concerned about your bone and joint health? Men and women age 45-69 are needed for a Bone and Joint Health Study, a study about how physical activities and other factors affect the health of your bones and joints.  Compensation is provided.  Call 205-975-7223, Option 2 for more information!
There are more than a million words in Marcel Proust’s novel “In Search of Lost Time.” UAB Professor Emeritus William Carter, Ph.D., is reviewing each one as part of a major revision and annotation of the most famous English translation of the work. As Carter’s second volume debuts this month, he shares details of this labor of love.
Two professors say clickers can especially be valuable in engaging students and encouraging discussion, particularly in larger classrooms. See how you can integrate them into your courses.
October 28, 2013

What would you give?



What do you want to change today? What would you give to make a difference in the world? UAB students and faculty encourage viewers to transform their passion into action in this new video for the $1 billion Campaign for UAB. 
John F. Kearney, professor in the Department of Microbiology, earns the Academic Health Center's most prestigious faculty award. He will deliver a free public lecture on Nov. 13.


UAB kicked off the public phase of The Campaign for UAB: Give Something, Change Everything, the university's largest fundraising campaign to date, announcing an ambitious $1 billion goal Thursday night. 
Regular routes to and from UAB, Five Points South, Lakeview and downtown allow staff, students and community members to improve health while traveling to work, restaurants and entertainment venues.
An interdisciplinary team from genetics, internal medicine, and other specialties aims to help patients find answers to medical mysteries.
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