Good News Update: May 4, 2015View the slides.
The UAB Sustainability Team has accepted the recycling proposal submitted by Nicholas Hoppmann, MD (Internal Medicine Resident). "A Bin for Every Can" will be increasing the availability of containers around the hospital for recycling your plastic bottles and aluminum cans.
DOM is proud to congratulate Ryan Outman (Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology/COERE) who was selected as April’s UAB Employee of the Month.
Ashwani Singal, MD (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) was recently awarded an R21 grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) to study bioenergetics and mitochondrial function among patients with alcoholic liver disease.
Ganesh Halade, PhD (Cardiovascular Disease) published an article entitled “Resolvin D1 Reduces Post Heart Attack Heart Failure” in the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology.
Surya Bhatt, MD (Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care) has received a Young Investigator Award from the CPOD Foundation.
Qiana Matthews, PhD and Anitra Farrow, PhD (Infectious Diseases) received 2015 American Association of Immunologists Fellowships.
Ijeoma Obi has been selected as an American Physiological Society Porter Predoctoral Fellow for the 2015-2016 academic year. Ijeoma works in Jennifer Pollock’s lab and is in Pathobiology & Molecular Medicine graduate program.
Klaus Mönkemüller, MD (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) was Director for the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Spanish Society of Digestive Endoscopy’s April meeting on advanced endoscopy in Madrid, Spain.
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Makadon Lectures on LGBT Health Disparities
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