Investigators in the study received a a $1.125 million grant from the National Eye Institute, one of the National Institutes of Health.
Cory Smith and Melissa Jordan are recipients of the Rehabilitation Research Experience for Medical Students grant program, which will fund eight weeks of scholarly research in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Moore is an office services specialist two in the Department of Medicine and has been at UAB since 2001.
The annual award is the highest for research in the Department of Medicine.
The award recognizes exceptional faculty mentorship and demonstrates that UAB values the commitment to excellence in mentorship exhibited by its faculty.
Strengths cited for UAB are the quality of training and mentoring and career development opportunities and networking.
Jennifer Rowland and Nicholas Eustace will spend eight to 12 weeks at the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV.
He has been an active member of the American Parkinson Disease Association Scientific Advisory Board since May 2001 and is the board’s fourth chairman since the organization’s founding in 1961.
The School of Medicine rose to No. 10 in the country in primary care, 34th in research.
Nanda, a nationally and internationally renowned cardiologist, was lauded for representing the global face in the field of echocardiography.