Research Resources

UAB Faculty – Research Resources Guidebook

PDF guide covering research for all areas of the University

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development (OVPRED)

Leadership for all administrative research units serving the research enterprise at UAB. OVPRED oversees Core Facilities, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, and Institutional Review Board.

Integrated Research Administration Portal (IRAP)

Electronic submission of funding applications and compliance forms for future research initiatives.

Research Data Management

UAB investigators will be required to submit data management plans (DMPs) with grant proposals and insure that copies of publications and the associated data are deposited as required by the granting agency.

UAB Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The nexus for UAB innovation, entrepreneurial educational models, applied research, and management of intellectual property.

Funding Sources and Grant Opportunities

Presentations and general information related to effective grant writing.

Office of Postdoctoral Education

UAB is committed to the development and success of outstanding postdoctoral scientists.

Conflict of Interest Review Board (CIRB)

Charged with the ongoing development of policies and procedures related to conflicts of interest in sponsored research, review of disclosures of financial interests submitted by investigators, and the development of conflict of interest management plans.

Research News

Unique program at the UAB Cancer Center makes significant impact in the Latino community
Unique program at the UAB Cancer Center makes significant impact in the Latino community
Sowing the Seeds of Health, a longstanding educational program at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, helps to reduce breast and cervical cancer among Latina women. 
Advancements in aging research target multiple age-related diseases
Advancements in aging research target multiple age-related diseases
Articles published today by UAB and its Geroscience Network collaborators explore new interventions in aging processes as part of an effort to increase the healthy, independent years of life for the elderly. 
UAB researchers discover why brain neurons in Parkinson’s disease stop benefiting from levodopa
UAB researchers discover why brain neurons in Parkinson’s disease stop benefiting from levodopa
The mechanism of widespread reorganization of DNA methylation may be a therapeutic target to prevent or reverse dyskinesia.
Precision medicine clinical trial available for cancer patients at UAB
Precision medicine clinical trial available for cancer patients at UAB
UAB now offers the largest cancer precision medicine clinical trial, NCI-MATCH, with customized treatments for patients based on genetics.
UAB optometrist improves treatment and care for patients with dry eye
UAB optometrist improves treatment and care for patients with dry eye
Individuals with dry eye have hope as researchers continue to learn more about causes, symptoms and treatments.

Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award

Nominations for the 2016 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award are now open and will be accepted through September 1, 2016.

To be eligible for this prestigious annual award, an individual must be a full-time, part-time, or emeritus member with a primary or secondary appointment of the faculty of the Academic Health Center, or a University Professor who has:

  • Advanced the frontiers of science or otherwise made a significant contribution to the health of people, or
  • Made an outstanding contribution to the Academic Health Center through education, research, or public service.

Nominations for faculty in the Schools of Dentistry, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, and Public Health, including Departments of the Joint Health Sciences, are welcome.

Nominations packets should include:
  1. a brief letter of nomination from the person submitting the nomination, and
  2. a current curriculum vitae of the nominee.
It is requested that nomination packets be in an electronic format and submitted via email to Linda Piteo, DFL Facilitator, at lapiteo@uab.edu. Hardcopy nominations may be submitted to Linda Piteo, AB 374, +0103.

The recipient will receive a $5,000 award and will be the keynote speaker at the DFL reception to be held in their honor in the fall.

Information related to the Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award can be obtained by calling Linda Piteo at extension 4-9438 or by emailing her at lapiteo@uab.edu.


Past Recipients