BIRMINGHAM - The medical detectives at the Hugh Kaul Precision Medicine Institute at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have helped find a potential drug to treat COVID-19.
BIRMINGHAM - The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been selected to begin enrolling patients in an international study assessing the use of inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) to improve outcomes for COVID-19 patients with severely damaged lungs.
BIRMINGHAM - As the Deep South sees a surge in cases of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, experts from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have created a symptom checker to identify hot spots where the virus is spreading.
BIRMINGHAM - The University of Alabama at Birmingham is launching a collaboration with the biopharmaceutical company Altimmune, Inc. for pre-clinical testing of a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19 disease.
BIRMINGHAM - The University of Alabama at Birmingham will take part in a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored global clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of novel therapeutic agents in hospitalized adult patients diagnosed with COVID-19.
BIRMINGHAM - A Walker County man who was selling methamphetamine out of his Nauvoo business was sentenced on October 24, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town and Drug Enforcement Administration Assistant Special Agent in Charge Clay Morris.
BIRMINGHAM - Hyundai Hope On Wheels® (HHOW), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported by Hyundai and its U.S. dealers, announced A $300,000 Hyundai Scholar Hope grant to the Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders to continue its long-standing fight against pediatric cancer.
BIRMINGHAM - A one-count information filed yesterday in U.S. District Court charges a Birmingham psychologist with defrauding the Alabama Medicaid Agency by filing false claims for counseling services that were not provided, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-OIG Special Agent in Charge Derrick L. Jackson, and Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall.