The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees appointed Charles William Prince, Ph.D., professor emeritus in the Department of Nutrition Sciences in the School of Health Professions during its meeting April 12, 2013. Prince earned his doctor of philosophy at UAB in 1981 and joined the faculty following his postdoctoral fellowship in the Institute of Dental Research in 1984.
Two 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 today 19 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 2 days ago 367 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 7 days ago 779 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 7 days ago 1265 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 8 days ago 1705 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 9 days ago 1138 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 9 days ago 955 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 20 days ago 945 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 20 days ago 3692 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 21 days ago 754 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 21 days ago 918 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 23 days ago 1589 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 23 days ago 1909 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 880 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 2506 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 1812 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 1069 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 3275 viewsHeaton named associate editor of AAOHN journalHeaton will help oversee the scientific peer-reviewed journal Workplace Health and Safety: Promoting Environments Conducive to Well-Being and Productivity.posted a while back 645 views