The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has received a $16 million NCI renewal grant to advance cancer disparities research and reduce mortality rates among underserved populations.
UAB kidney transplant surgeon will travel abroad as an ambassador representing the United States and share knowledge with peers in the surgical community. 
Dennis R. Burton, Ph.D., chairman and professor in the Department of Immunology and Microbial Science at the Scripps Research Institute will present the 29th Bertram M. Marx Lecture on Feb. 1, 2017.
Karen Meneses, Ph.D., has been named the 2016 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, the highest honor bestowed by the UAB Academic Health Center.
The new UAB Integrative Medicine Clinic will provide conventional medical care with complementary approaches to tackle the biological, social and spiritual aspects of health and illness.
UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine has two exercise studies underway, one for patients needing joint replacement and one to boost muscle in seniors.
A seven-year effort led by a UAB neurologist has established the first guidelines for the use of fMRI in epilepsy surgery.
Christina J. Grabowski, Ph.D., an expert in in medical school holistic admissions, will join the UAB School of Medicine as the new associate dean for Admissions and Enrollment Management on March 1.
UAB surgeons performed a record 385 transplants in 2016, and more than 33,600 transplants were performed nationwide. 
UAB-led Research to appear in American Journal of Preventive Medicine suggests that linking electronic health records with social determinants of health and environmental measures could help researchers understand the causes of obesity and chronic disease and suggest strategies for addressing the disparities in these conditions.
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