Sweatt on NPR
- Created on October 05, 2012
Transverse Myelitis Foundation to Fund UAB Research
- Created on January 24, 2013
After receiving treatment at Spain Rehabilitation Center, and after speaking with Dr. Tara DeSilva, Dr. Candace Floyd, and Dr. Amie McLain, Mike Jezdimir decided to start a wonderful effort to support research and education in transverse myelitis. Dr. DeSilva will serve as the Scientific Director for the Foundation! Tory Minus, the educational liaison for the TJ Atchison SCI Research Program, was also critical in helping Mike and his family with the vision and process of setting this up.
Olsen Receives Rett Award
- Created on January 17, 2013
Michelle Olsen, Ph.D., is the recipient of one of the International Rett Syndrome Foundation (IRSF) New Basic Research Awards - Regular Research Grants. Dr. Olsen is an assistant professor in the Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology Department with a secondary appointment in the Department of Neurobiology.
Wei Li's Hard Work Pays Off
- Created on October 02, 2012
Wei Li's research paper titled "Activity-dependent BDNF release and TRPC signaling is impaired in hippocampal neurons of Mecp2 mutant mice" was recently published in PNAS. To view the article go to: http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2012/09/26/1205271109.abstract
Wei Li is a post doctoral fellow in the Neurobiology lab of Lucas Pozzo-Miller.
Tull Wins Second Place
- Created on August 16, 2012
Everyone noticed what a hard worker Dominique Tull is and his dedication paid off. Dominique won second place at the summer undergraduate research expo. A junior in the psychology department, he is doing research as part of the McNair Scholars Program and working in the lab of Dr. Gwen King.
Good job Dominique!!!
Thanks from the Boys Ranch
- Created on January 05, 2012
The St. Clair County Boys Ranch would like to thank the UAB Department of Neurobiology for the donations they received during the Christmas holidays. The food items and monetary gifts are greatly appreciated and will go to a much needed cause. The ranchers always look forward to new food choices and feeding growing boys with huge appetites each day can be a struggle.
Thank you so much for your support.
St. Clair County Boys Ranch
A division of the Alabama Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches
Sweatt Wins IPSEN Fondation Prize
- Created on January 25, 2012
This is the 23rd year that The Fondation IPSEN prize has been awarded in the domain of Neuronal Plasticity. The Fondation IPSEN Neuronal Plasticity prize is awarded to researchers in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of neuronal plasticity: development, synaptogenesis, aging, regeneration, grafts, growth factors, etc. The prize may be shared by several researchers involved in the same research field.
The Fondation IPSEN was created in 1983 under the auspices of the Fondation de France, the Fondation IPSEN tracks progress in biomedical research with the continuing aim of highlighting fundamental advances. Staying away from passing trends, the ambition of Fondation IPSEN is to identify emerging knowledge and new paradigms and to foster the most promising interconnections between domains that have not previously been communicating.
Ashton Wheeler Wins Summer Internship
- Created on February 08, 2012