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UAB 2016 Microbiome Resource Workshop
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September 14 - 15, 2016

UAB REACT aims to catalyze high-impact clinical trials in medical rehabilitation. CAMBAC members Drs. Bamman, Bridges, Saag, McGwin, McLain, Standaert, Cutter and Curtis are members of the REACT Center Executive Leadership team. Click here for information

UAB Rheumatology Insight


“To get the immune system to respond to the vaccine, you have to think about its response to the adapted form of HIV, and focus on those parts of the virus that are most difficult to undergo adaptation”, says Paul Goepfert, MD, member of CAMBAC. More

An $1.8 million Department of Defense grant just awarded to S. Louis Bridges, JR, MD, PhD and Chander Raman, Ph.D., to uncover molecular changes explaining how rheumatoid arthritis leads to joint damage. For details, click here.

The 2015 CAMBAC Research Day

UAB researchers, led by CAMBAC member David Standaert, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of the UAB Department of Neurology, show that a microRNA is involved in early Parkinson’s disease pathogenesis. Click here for more

Archived News Stories


Awardees 2015

Graduate Students

$250 Prize Winner: Preeyam Patel (far right)
School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology
Neonatal Exposure to Microbial Phosphorylcholine Modulates the Development of House Dust Mite Allergy During Adult Life
Mentor: John Kearney, PhD

$125 Prize Winner: Yun Lu (center)
School of Medicine, Department of Pathology
Cbfβ cartilage-deficient mice develop spontaneous osteoarthritis and Cbfβ overexpression prevents Osteoarthritis
Mentor: Yi-Ping Li, PhD-

$125 Prize Winner: Maria Kuzynski (second from right)
School of Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,
Trps1 Affects Signaling and Expression of Mineralization Genes in Response to Phosphate
Mentor: Dobrawa Napierala, PhD


Postdoctoral Fellows

$250 Prize winner: : Mohammed Khass, PhD (second from left)
Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology
The preB cell receptor checkpoint selects for specific amino acids in CDR-H3
Mentor: Harry W. Schroeder, Jr., MD, PhD


Junior Faculty

$250 Prize Winner: Mohammad Hassan, PhD (far left)
Assistant Professor, School of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, MicroRNA-665 Regulates Dentinogenesis through MicroRNA-Mediated Silencing and Epigenetic Mechanisms