Paul D. Gamlin, Ph.D., has been awarded the Walt and Lilly Disney Award for Amblyopia Research by Research to Prevent Blindness.
Lindsay A. Rhodes, M.D., was named to the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Leadership Development Program Class of 2015. This program represents a commitment by the AAO to develop future leaders.
Christine A. Curcio, Ph.D., professor of ophthalmology, is the recipient of the 2014 Ludwig von Sallmann Prize, awarded to an individual for significant contributions to vision research and ophthalmology.
UAB is the first medical center in the Southeast to implant a new type of electrical stimulator to control seizures in patients with epilepsy.
UAB Hospital is the first in Alabama to offer the Nanostim leadless pacemaker for patients with bradycardia.
Pediatric cancer researcher Gregory Friedman, M.D., receives $40,000 grant to fight brain cancer in children.
A federally funded study shows how invading glioma cells disrupt brain connections and break down the blood brain barrier.
Crawford Downs, Ph.D., has been named chair-elect of the Animals in Research Committee of the Association for Research in Vision Science and Ophthalmology.
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.