The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees named Peggy B. Jolly, Ph.D., as professor emerita in the Department of English at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) during its meeting April 13, 2013. Jolly began her career at UAB in 1976 and served as the director of Freshman English and Developmental Studies for more than 30 years.
UAB faculty recognized nationally for biomedical researchSorge honored as a young leader in the field of pain research and neuroscience by national organization.posted 6 days ago 999 viewsTwo UAB advisors honored at national levelAcademic advisors from the Collat School of Business and College of Arts and Sciences recognized nationally for their contributions to the improvement of advising services.posted 6 days ago 740 viewsPollocks make list of top nephrology, dialysis professorsUAB professors who developed a new area of translational cardio-renal research are among 15 professors identified as today’s leaders in the field.posted 8 days ago 956 viewsMolecular study points to possible therapy for autoimmune diseaseThe challenge is to stifle the binding of inhibitory antibodies but retain activity of a blood enzyme.posted 13 days ago 1083 viewsRowe named head of UAB Cystic Fibrosis CenterThe CF clinical trials expert will take the reins of the UAB Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Center on Aug. 1.posted 13 days ago 2021 viewsOcean acidification to lead the way for food chain changesUAB research shows that phytoplankton, the foundation of all marine life, will experience varied growth rates due to ocean acidification levels during the next century.posted 14 days ago 2432 viewsEarly Childhood Special Education professor awarded 1.25 million grant from U.S. Department of Education1.25 million grant will be used to improve services and results for young children with disabilities and their families.posted 15 days ago 1738 viewsBaby JJ scheduled to have second hypoplastic left heart syndrome surgery TuesdayNarrowing of aortic arch, infant’s otherwise good health prompt physicians to move Baby JJ’s Glenn procedure up one month.posted 15 days ago 1505 viewsFirst-of-its-kind tornado panels installed in Montgomery home
A product designed by UAB engineers to help save lives during natural disasters is approved for use.Joint Commission awards advanced certification in ventricular assist device destination therapy to UABUAB Hospital is the only Disease-Specific Certified program in Alabama and has had no observations or findings by The Joint Commission since joining the certification process.posted 26 days ago 1012 viewsUAB re-verified as a Level I Trauma Center through 2018The American College of Surgeons has again verified UAB as a Level I Trauma Center, a designation held by UAB since 1999.posted 26 days ago 3888 viewsUAB Dentistry Alumni Association honors McCullohThe University of Alabama at Birmingham’s School of Dentistry Alumni Association has named J. Calvin McCulloh, DMD, the recipient of the 2015 H. Moren Fuller Award.posted 27 days ago 808 viewsSingh honored as new ASA FellowUAB’s Karan Singh has been selected as an American Statistical Association Fellow and recognized as a foremost member in the field of statistical science.posted 27 days ago 1009 viewsNew state network to advance women leaders in higher education launched at UABThe new Alabama Network for Women Leaders in Higher Education is part of the American Council on Education’s Women’s Network, a national system of state networks focused on advancing and supporting women in higher education.posted 29 days ago 1672 viewsUAB adds leading surgeon-scientist as head of Department of SurgeryTop physician-scientist tapped to succeed Kirby Bland as chair of the UAB Department of Surgery.posted 29 days ago 1997 viewsUAB researcher wins early-stage investigator award for epigenetics of substance abuse researchA UAB researcher focusing on the epigenetics of drug abuse wins a significant funding award from the National Institutes of Health.posted a while back 931 viewsResearch finds males and females process chronic pain differentlyMale and female mice use different immune cells to process chronic pain, indicating that different therapies for different genders could better target the problem.posted a while back 2639 viewsSchool of Dentistry aims to capitalize on best investment — its peopleThe school aims to continue offering students cutting-edge opportunities by expanding educational programming, enhancing diversity, growing research dollars and broadening its capacity to help Alabama’s underserved.posted a while back 1870 viewsDon’t let summer fun interfere with keeping your peepers protectedEnvironmental factors like pool and ocean water seem harmless, but they can actually affect eye health. UAB experts break down how to stay safe this season.posted a while back 1105 viewsPotential drug lessens neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease modelThe drug inhibits the activity of a kinase enzyme called LRRK2, and it showed no pathology in rat lungs, kidneys or livers.posted a while back 3357 views