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Telemedicine: A New Way of Health Care Delivery in Alabama

Alabama has been a leader in a national health care trend driven by the ongoing virus crisis, thanks to quick action by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama.

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.

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