Matt Windsor

Matt Windsor

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Patients with multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome will soon be able to enroll in the clinical trial of a PET agent that can capture evidence of brain infiltration by white blood cells and could eventually guide treatment.
This summer, more faculty than ever took part in the Red Mountain Project, a UAB Sustainability initiative demonstrating how to incorporate the topic into new or existing courses. Students want to know more about sustainability, participants say, and their cohort offered “a base of people to connect with and brainstorm ideas.”
By alternating high-salt and low-salt diets, a new clinical trial aims to find out how common salt sensitivity of blood pressure is in the general population. The researchers are also exploring whether the immune system plays a role.

The Cardiogenomics Clinic at UAB, one of only two in the Southeast, uses genetic testing to develop a personalized plan for patients at risk of hereditary cardiovascular conditions. “We’re not just treating one patient, but the whole family,” doctors say.

Seven questions for Michael Sloane, Ph.D., on his seven-year quest to race on every continent.

When uncertainty is high, entrepreneurs see opportunity. Patrick J. Murphy, Ph.D., who leads UAB’s entrepreneurship program, shares seven ways his students learn to hone their vision.
Faculty aficionados of the two racquet sports explain the rules of their games and their gatherings at the Rec Center in advance of the global competition.
Senior Zach Eagen, president of UAB’s Men’s Lacrosse club team, will have a front-row seat to the action as liaison for the teams from Israel. The chance to watch the lacrosse world’s best in person will boost an already-growing sport in Birmingham and across the state, Eagen says.

Modern dentists can fix early cavities with resin, use bioactive materials to defend fillings from bacteria and print new retainers on demand. Learn what these innovations mean for patients and why the UAB School of Dentistry is a go-to destination for testing the latest. 

The Refugee Simulation offers an immersive experience and concrete steps to take action. Graduate student Agok Ayuen, who grew up in a refugee camp in Kenya and is now training in the School of Public Health, is helping to organize the event.
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