David Chaplin, M.D., Ph.D., to the new position in the School of Medicine aimed at increasing development opportunities for faculty.
Tomana retired as a research professor of medicine in the Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology in July 1997 after working almost 40 years at UAB.
The Mix asked Ming Luo, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Microbiology to answer some common questions about bird flu.
The annual award is the highest for research in the Department of Medicine.
Jennifer Rowland and Nicholas Eustace will spend eight to 12 weeks at the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV.
A new round of grand funding will allow researchers to study the HIV and tuberculosis epidemics.