UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine will join a key NIH consortium looking for the molecular changes that occur during and after exercise to advance the understanding of how physical activity improves and preserves health.
Neurobiology professor Vladimir Parpura, M.D., Ph.D.,  becomes the second UAB faculty with membership in the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives.
Funding from a National Eye Institute award to the UAB School of Optometry will advance eye care research.
UAB’s new emergency medicine fellowship facilitated a large-scale critical care and trauma training exercise in Kenya for surgical residents and general medicine interns.
A key Leukemia & Lymphoma Society grant will provide an opportunity for a UAB researcher to develop a new immunotherapy treatment approach for the leukemia most prevalent in Western countries.
Helen Krontiras M.D., professor of Surgery and director of the UAB Breast Health Center, has been named director of the Division of Surgical Oncology. 
The Donate Life Parade Float honors donors, recipients and others who have been touched by organ, eye and tissue donation.
Alabama now has more EPSCoR Track II grants than any other state following the award of basic science grants meant to stimulate competitive research in regions of the country traditionally less able to compete for such research funds.