Request for Postdoctoral Applications in Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases Research. Click here for information

Request for Predoctoral Applications in Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases Research. Click here for information

CAMBAC announces the availability of intramural grants for pilot and feasibility studies. For details click here

The 2016 CAMBAC Research Day
Save the date: Friday, December 2, 2016

UAB 2016 Microbiome Resource Workshop
Save the Date:
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

Technology improves clinical trial management and patient experience

Kenneth G. Saag, M.D., Jane Knight Lowe Professor of Medicine, has been elected president of the Board of Trustees of the National Osteoporosis Foundation.

Mohamed Khass, PhD, Peter Burrows, PhD and Harry W. Schroeder, Jr., MD, PhD discover  checkpoint in B cell development with possible implications on vaccine potency

UAB researcher receives funding for rheumatology study

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.

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