-The Civitan International/Simpson-Ramsey Neurodevelopmental Symposium will be held April 21 - 22, 2016 at the UAB Alumni Building.  The two day event will consist of lectures and a poster session presenting the latest findings on various topics regarding developmental and intellectural disabilities. 
-Researchers will discuss recent progress and a panel of experts in the fields of genetics, animal models of developmental disorders, brain imaging and clinical practice will present their research findings.  The event will stimulate productive discussions in the basic and clinical sciences and promote collaborations to develop new, more effective therapies. 
-Registration will open soon.
Dr. Selwyn Vickers and Dr. Anupam Agarwal are pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Jeremy Day as one of the Pittman Scholars in the UAB School of Medicine. The Pittman Scholars was created to honor the legacy of Dr. James A. Pittman, Jr., the longest-serving dean in UAB’s history. Dr. Pittman was an outstanding physician, scientist, teacher and mentor. Dr. Pittman’s impact on medicine continues today due to his dedication to science.

Jeremy was selected from an outstanding group of applicants, all of which have promising futures ahead.

Join in congratulating Jeremy in his latest honor!
December 21, 2015

Happy Holidays from Prattville

Representatives from the Prattville Civitan and the Prattville High School Junior Civitan Clubs presented Dr. David Sweatt and Dr. Alan Percy toys and canned goods to be used in special projects during the holiday season.   Dr. Sweatt and Dr. Percy both spoke with the group about research currently being conducted at the facility and members of the group were given a tour of the Civitan Research Center.


UAB study says Alzheimer's plaques can also affect the brain's blood vessels