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The Annual Art of Giving Charity Auction Benefitting UAB Civitan Sparks Clinics was held October 6 in the CIRC atrium.The event was attended by faculty, students, families and members of Civitan International. The benefit was hosted by the Research Civitan Club at UAB and the Civitan Alabama Central District. Civitans Jerry Levert, Governor of the Civitan Alabama District, and Governor-elect Judith A. Pike, were there representing Civitan International, the CIRC's community partner. Research Civitan Club President Tiffany Alexander and President-elect Dr. Matt Alexander as well as many other members of the Research Civitan Club planned and hosted visitors to the CIRC. Food, live music, and the Mystery at the Museum game were all part of the festivities. For more photos click this link.

Photo of Judith A. Pike (left) Governor Elect of Civitan Alabama Central District, receiving an Award of Appreciation from Jerry Levert, Governor Civitan Alabama Central District, co-sponsors of the event.Photo of Judith A. Pike (left) Governor Elect of Civitan Alabama Central District, receiving an Award of Appreciation from Jerry Levert, Governor Civitan Alabama Central District, co-sponsors of the event.

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Lucas Pozzo-Miller, et al., were published in the eNeuro September/October 2018 edition under Disorders of the Nervous System, Loss of Mecp2 Causes Atypical Synaptic and Molecular Plasticity of Parvalbumin-Expressing Interneurons Reflecting Rett Syndrome-Like Sensorimotor Defects

FourDrs. Kristi Guest, Maria Hopkins, Sarah O'Kelley and Laura Stoppelbein are currently researching and treating patients in the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) spectrum.  Their careers have brought each of them to various levels of expertise and their cumulative experience in the field is outstanding.   For the complete article visit:
Four female faculty members in the Department of Psychology study and treat Autism Spectrum Disorder .
Civitan Magazine cover imageThe September 2018 issue of Civitan International Magazine features an article on Dr. Craig Powell in his new role as director of the Civitan International Research Center.  Dr. Powell officially assumed his duties on September 1, 2018 and is excited to be in Birmingham.  Check out Dr. Powell's vision for the Research Center in the current issue: Civitan International Magazine Fall 2018.