Researchers identified MYB as a target protein of interest in the treatment of certain prostate cancer patients.
USA Health recently broke ground on the Mapp Family Campus in Baldwin County. Located at the southeast corner of state highways 181 and 104 in Fairhope, the campus will be home to an ambulatory surgery center and a physician office building.
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Santanu Dasgupta, Ph.D., will use a $126,000 grant from the Elsa U. Pardee Foundation to explore early epigenetic changes in cervical cancer with a goal of developing improved prevention strategies.
An article about the “breakthrough research” was published in the October issue of the scientific journal Cell Reports.
The work by Annelise Wilhite, M.D., and the Gynecologic Oncology Lab at the MCI was awarded the Best Fellow Presentation at the Mid-Atlantic Gynecologic Oncology Society recently.
USA Health now offers two in-house molecular oncology tests for cancer patients that can detect mutations directly from tumor tissue and cytology specimens.
The project led by Steve Lim, Ph.D., is aimed at reducing plaque-building macrophages by inhibiting focal adhesion kinase activity.
Meghan Hermance, Ph.D., assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at the USA College of Medicine, was awarded a $423,500 grant to evaluate the ability of the Asian longhorned tick to maintain and transmit diseases typically found in North America.
USA College of Medicine scientists have been studying fleas – specifically the microscopic salivary glands of cat fleas – as evidence suggests several diseases are transmitted through the parasite’s infected spit.
The U.S. Department of Defense awarded researchers at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine two grants, totaling more than $1.07 million, to study the replication of mitochondrial DNA.
Students who were in sixth through 12th grades in February 2020 are invited to take an anonymous online survey as part of a study on COVID-19 and mental health.
Amod Amritphale, M.D., the director of cardiovascular research and an interventional cardiologist at USA Health, used computer algorithms to learn more about patients who suffered a stroke.