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.
Pediatric cancer researcher Gregory Friedman, M.D., receives $40,000 grant to fight brain cancer in children.
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.
Anthony Nicholas, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Neurology, is a co-editor of the first textbook on the subject of protein deimination in human health and disease.
Selections are based on quantitative analysis of peer-reviewed articles in medical journals.
Professor of Surgery Mary T. Hawn, M.D., and Professor of Pathology Robin G. Lorenz, M.D., Ph.D.,were named fellows to the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® Program.
Cynthia Owsley, Ph.D., MSPH, was named chair-elect of the Ethics and Regulations in Human Research Committee of ARVO, the Association for Research in Vision Science and Ophthalmology.
The Valley Foundation was recently recognized as a Level 2 Patient-Centered Medical Home 2014, a national program to acknowledge patient-centered care and long-term participative relationships.
The award is presented to a department whose faculty, fellows or residents published one of the most outstanding journal articles in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
UAB Professor Peter Pappas, M.D., a specialist in infectious disease, is among an inaugural group of non-government researchers selected to conduct clinical research at the nation's largest hospital devoted entirely to clinical research.