Kenneth Sloan, Ph.D., operator of UAB's 3-D Print Lab, said 3-D printing will have a role in regenerative medicine and medical research.
Gorelick, who joined the UAB faculty in 2012, has worked in lab research since he was a high-school student.
The Division of Neurosurgery will become the Department on Oct. 1, 2013, elevating the profile of an already world-renowned program.

In this preliminary analysis, the first human study treatment neither built up in organs nor destroyed the bone marrow’s ability to make blood cells.
UAB Neurology study adds to evidence that massive, second-wave reaction kills nerve cells.
A research partnership with the Jefferson County Department of Health could lead to the first new antibiotic treatment for gonorrhea in more than a decade.
The finding may help to avert more of the bleeds and blood clots that come when a patient’s starting dose misses the drug’s narrow safety window.
Work may provide insight into drug design for autism, movement disorders.
Partridge, director of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, was honored by the American Cancer Society for his exceptional talents and his commitment to make progress towards finishing the fight against cancer.
Blending invention with necessity, UAB professionals use a little ingenuity to help a cystic fibrosis patient.