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Alabama Moving to Covid Contact Tracing

Contact tracing of individuals in Alabama infected with SARS-CoV-2 is coming soon, by way of a smart phone application now being developed by the...

350-Fold Telemedicine Boom “Nothing Short of a Miracle”

The swift adaptation of the Alabama health care system to telemedicine during the virus crisis has been "nothing short of a miracle," says Dr....

Wide Search to Repurpose Drugs for Sars-Cov-2

UAB picked to join international effort in search of existing drugs useful against COVID-19

UAB, Altimmune Inc. Testing COVID-19 Vaccine

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is partnering with biopharmaceutical company Altimmune Inc. for preclinical testing of a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19 disease. The...

UAB COVID Drug Potent for Gilead without “Orphan” Status

A University of Alabama at Birmingham-researched drug with potential for treating COVID-19 recently received FDA approval as a rare disease treatment, a distinction that...

UAB Study: Shop Before Buying Orthobiologic Treatment That “May or May Not Work”

The use of orthobiologics is a hot trend in orthopaedics, but new research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham suggests consumers should do...

Turning Off Your Devices Might Be a Good Idea

"For sensitive conversations, it might be a good idea to put your phone away or turn it off," is the most telling tip the...

UAB Startup Takes on Aging at the Cellular Level

A new startup out of the University of Alabama at Birmingham is taking on aging. Yuva Biosciences hopes to tap into the $11 billion...

Telehealth Expands UAB Specialist Care to Bibb, Lauderdale Counties

Patients in Bibb and Lauderdale counties will be able to consult specialists at UAB without driving to Birmingham, thanks to a $200,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission.

West Jefferson County to Get Replacement Hospital

Medical West Hospital has gotten the green flag to build a replacement hospital in the Jefferson County community of McCalla. The State Health Planning and...

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