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. 
Vickers, an Alabama native and former UAB faculty member, will begin his new post at UAB Oct. 15, 2013.
Four researchers, three from UAB and one from Louisiana State University, have been awarded pilot project awards to study the social determinants of obesity and related chronic diseases in the South.
A joint project of the School of Medicine at UAB and the University of Minnesota Medical School will create the National Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for African-American Men’s Health.
The Clinical Skills Scholars will dedicate half a day each week to mentoring five to seven students about the intangibles.
The application deadline for pilot funds available through the AMC21 Research Strategic Plan to submit extramural, multi-investigator grants has been extended to Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013.
Barbie Randall, an administrative associate and clinical coordinator in the Division of Nephrology,was named UAB's Employee of the Month for July 2013. 
The MHRC is partnering with Birmingham churches to educate African-American church leaders about having healthy congregations.
Mirjam-Colete Kempf, Ph.D., M.P.H., and Michael Saag, M.D., received a $3 million, five-year award to join the Women’s Interagency HIV study.
The Department of Cell, Integrative and Developmental Biology has recruited two new faculty members.