A mechanism through which circadian clocks in neurons encode external daily rhythms of excitability allows pacesetter neurons to communicate with the rest of the body via electrical impulses, with possible implications in understanding and treating mood disorders.
Alabama Interagency Autism Coordinating Council has established regional networks throughout Alabama to centralize resources for those with autism spectrum disorder, and for their families.
John D. Mountz, M.D., Ph.D., and Jasvinder A. Singh, M.D., have been awarded prestigious rheumatology awards for advances in basic and clinical research.
Andrew Headrick, a fourth-year M.D./MPH student, served as a combat medic in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army prior to beginning his medical school career at UAB.
Antibody VRC01 proves safe for individuals infected with HIV-1 but only modestly controls the virus in participants who stop receiving antiretroviral therapy.
David Kimberlin, M.D., has received a prestigious award and $100,000 grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities for accomplishments in pediatric medicine and infectious disease control.
The Pittman Scholars, named for the late James A. Pittman, M.D., are junior faculty members nominated by their department chairs based on research achievements and potential for continued discovery in the basic or clinical sciences.
Medical students are observing the fifth annual Joining Forces Wellness Week with student-driven lunch lecture events to increase awareness of the nuanced healthcare needs of veterans and their families.