Neuron-derived microRNAs obtained from blood samples may correlate with treatment response and could aid the search for new therapeutics.
UAB researchers find a chemical pathway — a glutamate transporter — that may be causing seizures and shorten survival rates for patients with brain tumors.
Three School of Medicine faculty members were honored last week as recipients of the 2015 UAB Graduate School Dean’s Awards for Excellence in Mentorship.
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.
James H. Meador-Woodruff, M.D., was elected by the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology to a three-year term on its council, beginning in December 2014.
UAB neuroscientists are pursuing discoveries with the potential to reshape understanding of the brain.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the James K. Kirklin, M.D., Endowed Lectureship and other faculty appointments during its Nov. 8 meeting.
UAB mental health professionals will join former Surgeon General David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D., in a program aimed at recovery and resilience after the trauma of the 16th Street Church bombing.
For the past two years, Tolu Aduroja, M.D., M.P.H., has traveled to Ibadan, Nigeria in the fall to offer free medical care.
Investigators at UAB and colleagues at other universities have launched a study of a new, low-strength magnetic field as a potential therapy for depression.