A UAB pain specialist says the opioid epidemic will lead to profound changes in legitimate opioid use for pain management.
Leading neuroscientist Ron Lazar joins UAB as director of the McKnight Brain Institute, a multidisciplinary research enterprise on learning and memory in aging.
Five faculty projects were recently funded through an AMC21 initiative giving NIH-funded investigators incentive to submit a second R01.
Physicians at UAB share tips on men’s health and how it affects heart health, sexual function and memory and decreases cancer risk.
At a time when medical cannabis and cannabis-based products are gaining traction in the treatment of seizures, one of UAB’s CBD oil investigators serves as a guest editor for a special research journal devoted to cannabinoid research.
Biomedical engineering students Jervaughn Hunter and Nikea McMullen are developing a contamination-free stethoscope cover to prevent a common source of infection.
Ongoing multidisciplinary concussion research will be highlighted at an upcoming symposium at UAB: The Concussion Collaborative Science Symposium 2017: Objectively Tackling Concussion through Vision, Science, Radiology and Engineering.
A committee selected by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research awarded UAB and four other centers as Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders sites.
Advances in brain imaging allowing early detection of the plaques implicated in Alzheimer’s disease have pushed prevention strategies in the fight against dementia.
UAB is a clinical site for the A4 Study of Alzheimer’s disease, recently featured in Newsweek magazine.
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