Health & Medicine
UAB neurobiology professor Vladimir Parpura becomes the second UAB faculty with membership in the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives.
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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.
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UAB and Auburn will team up for a study of magnetic resonance imaging techniques that could enhance epilepsy surgery.
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The unique academic experiences available to students in the UAB Honors College are expanding with the selection of the college’s 2016-2017 Honors Faculty Fellows. 

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Computing challenges are found across the UAB campus, from physics and neurology to genetics and the microbiome. Alabama’s most advanced supercomputer is now at UAB, making it possible to solve these challenges. 

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Altered excitability is seen in brain neurons in epilepsy, depression, drug addiction and other disorders, and this discovery may offer a potential therapeutic target.
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The ecRNAs appear to act in memory formation, and may offer a new therapeutic approach to neuropsychiatric diseases.
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Two UAB students will travel to other institutions and take part in a research project as part of the Amgen Scholars program.
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Summa cum laude graduate John Wesley Chancellor has been selected to serve in the Peace Corps, joining others from UAB in a longstanding tradition of involvement in the program.
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Researchers have proposed a model that resolves a seeming paradox in one of the most intriguing areas of the brain, exploring how immature granule cells in the dentate gyrus appear able to enhance pattern separation due to lesser synaptic connectivity than mature cells.

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Discover Magazine names UABresearch among top 100 stories of 2015.
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UAB researchers find that epigenetic changes associated with chronic obesity alter expression of memory-related genes in the brain.
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The Alzheimer’s plaques that accumulate around brain cells also congregate along the walls of blood vessels, according to UAB research, and that may contribute to cognitive issues.
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A UAB researcher focusing on the epigenetics of drug abuse wins a significant funding award from the National Institutes of Health.
Published in People of UAB
A UAB study sheds new light on the epigenetics of memory formation and memory loss in patients with epilepsy, and the discovery may have implications for many other memory disorders.
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UAB researchers find a chemical pathway — a glutamate transporter — that may be causing seizures and shorten survival rates for patients with brain tumors.
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A new comprehensive textbook on neurological diseases and conditions from the desk of a UAB neuroscientist will be available this spring.
Published in People of UAB
A protein that regulates memory may prove to be a therapeutic target for dementia and memory loss.
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A UAB neuroscience student has received a summer fellowship from the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation.

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A federally funded study at UAB shows how invading glioma cells disrupt brain connections and break down the blood brain barrier.
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