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Nektar OK’d To Test COVID Treatment

Nektar Therapeutics has received FDA approval to test an investigational new drug as a potential treatment for mild COVID-19 cases. Nektar, which is based in...

UAB Plans Trainee Wellness Center

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is planning to open a wellness center for its physicians-in-training at UAB Hospital in 2021. The Graduate Medical Education...

Tracking Immune Response to COVID-19

A scientist associated with HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology and colleagues from China have reported finding a means to track an individual’s immune response to...

UAB Expands Tele-ICU Care in Region

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is partnering with Advanced ICU Care to expand ICU telehealth initiatives across the UAB Health System. The partnership includes...

UAB Receives Funding for Precision Disease Modeling

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has received a five-year, $9.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Research Infrastructure Programs...

UAB Aging Center Renews $4.5 Million Grant

The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging has renewed a $4.5 million grant to...

Auburn’s SiO2 Wins Vaccine Vial, Syringe Contracts from Canadian Government

Auburn-based SiO2 Materials Science has signed a pair of contracts with the Canadian government to supply some 80 million vials and syringes for distributing...

UAB Named an Exploratory Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

The National Institute on Aging has named the University of Alabama at Birmingham an exploratory Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, one of 31 sites in...

UAB Researcher Wins AHA Prize

Ramaraju Ruraraju, Ph.D., a researcher at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, is one of four $5,000 prize winners in a competition developed by...

USA Health Opens GI Lab

USA Health University Hospital has opened an 8,000-square-foot gastroenterology endoscopy lab with the hope of reducing wait times and expediting patient care. The lab...

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