As part of the Section on Biological Sciences, Korf was elected as an AAAS fellow for distinguished contributions to the field of human and medical genetics.
Keshav K. Singh, Ph.D., an expert on the roles of mitochondria in cancer, mitochondrial disease and aging, is one of 12 extramural researchers invited to a National Cancer Institute Mitochondrial Information Transfer Strategic Workshop.
“Twitch,” a film about a young woman’s journey as she is tested for Huntington’s disease, will be previewed on campus.
The Argus Awards, created in 1996 to recognize faculty members, give medical students the chance to honor their mentors, professors, courses and course directors for outstanding service to medical education.
The University of Alabama Board of Trustees approved the creation of the Personalized Medicine Institute, the Institute for Informatics and the UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine.
The UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine will span human genome research with clinical care.
Newfound details of rare disease may advance understanding of brain tumors.
The new program will tackle cases where a diagnosis has not been made despite extensive efforts by the referring physician.
Studies in recent years had suggested that cilia regulate vital processes including growth, appetite, mood, healing and vision.
Finley, a professor emeritus at UAB, was co-director of the Laboratory of Medical Genetics for 30 years.