40 Years of Breakthroughs at UAB

UAB Magazine Fall 2009


This week, UAB Magazine's special 40th anniversary issue looks at genes (and Genes) in all of their many forms and functions, including:

• a coach who outfoxed his opponents on the court;

• gene therapists who are faking out cancer with custom-made viruses;

• scientists who beat the herpes virus at its own game;

• researchers who are crushing cystic fibrosis by repairing and replacing broken genes; and

• dentists who fended off back pain and fatigue with a new approach to patient care.


The online edition of UAB Magazine also has several exclusive features, including a new photo gallery of classic memories from UAB Archives, UAB's first viral video and future predictions from a panel of UAB experts.

Check back each weekday from now through November 16 as we unveil new breakthroughs and other exclusive online content.




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