I had the opportunity this morning to sit down with Evan Belanger, the education reporter for al.com, and discuss many wonderful initiatives we're working on in the School of Medicine. Here is a very short video outtake of one topic we covered, minority health and health disparities and UAB's unique position that affords us the opportunity to really make a lot of progress in these areas. You can read more about this at the UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center website.
Pediatric cancer researcher Gregory Friedman, M.D., receives $40,000 grant to fight brain cancer in children.
Yang’s research focuses on a new class of drug – PARP inhibitors – that interfere with a cancer cell’s ability to repair DNA damage, hastening cell death.
The UAB community came out to support the CPS-3, becoming the largest single site enrollment in the U.S. with 1,209 participants.
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the BCRFA and other organizations are hosting several local events.
A UAB study discovers a pathway used by malignant tumor cells to invade healthy parts of the brain, giving researchers a fresh target for drug discovery.
A joint project of the School of Medicine at UAB and the University of Minnesota Medical School will create the National Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for African-American Men’s Health.
Proceeds from the Fiesta Ball are used to fund a competitive grant award for a young cancer researcher at UAB to jumpstart his or her research.