October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; several local activities support the cause.
Two highly acclaimed cancer researchers, Ravi Bhatia, M.D., and Smita Bhatia, M.D., MPH, will join UAB in January 2015.
In January, Ravi Bhatia, M.D., will take the helm as director of the Division of Hematology and Oncology and as deputy director of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Smita Bhatia, M.D., MPH, a distinguished pediatric oncologist with a strong interest in cancer outcomes, will be join the School of Medicine to tackle the health challenges cancer survivors face during and after treatment.
HudsonAlpha and the UAB Cancer Center establish joint cancer research consortium focusing on cancer genomics, with multiple hires expected.
Christopher Willey, M.D., Ph.D., receives a crucial ACS research grant to further his novel work on the MARCKS protein in relation to brain cancer.
Becker’s Hospital Review has named the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center as one of the “100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs.”
Scarinci’s work in the community is one reason for her appointment, and her goals will include promoting and fostering relationships in business, education and other areas.
Isabel Scarinci, M.Ph., Ph.D., associate professor in UAB Division of Preventive Medicine, has been appointed to the newly created position of associate director of globalization and cancer at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Pediatric cancer researcher Gregory Friedman, M.D., receives $40,000 grant to fight brain cancer in children.