Research Resources

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

UAB and Southern Research joint venture to unveil first product
UAB and Southern Research joint venture to unveil first product
AIMTech’s ResistX treadmill will make its debut at the American College of Sports Medicine’s annual conference.
Researcher’s lifesaving raceways invention goes international
Researcher’s lifesaving raceways invention goes international
UAB engineering professor Dean Sicking’s SAFER Barriers will be installed at the historic Le Mans Race Circuit.
Rheumatoid arthritis: seeking an answer, cell by cell
Rheumatoid arthritis: seeking an answer, cell by cell
UAB researchers will use a $1.8 million grant to look at single cells for altered expression of the interferon gamma receptor gene.
Researchers find potential breakthrough in binge-eating disorder treatment
Researchers find potential breakthrough in binge-eating disorder treatment
A treatment used for depression, Parkinson’s disease and autism shows promise to alleviate obesity in binge-eating disorder patients.
Parkinson’s disease pathogenesis is reduced in a rat model using a cell-signaling inhibitor drug
Parkinson’s disease pathogenesis is reduced in a rat model using a cell-signaling inhibitor drug
Results show that JAK/STAT pathway inhibitors may be a new class of therapeutic treatments for patients with Parkinson’s disease. Acting by reducing inflammation, they prevent neurodegeneration in animal models and may be an important new approach to slow progression of the disease.

Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award

Nominations for the 2016 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award will open during the summer.

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