Annette Wright, Ph.D., C.R.N.P., assistant professor at the UAB School of Nursing, has received a three-year, $838,190 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to increase the number of nurses skilled in the advanced management of diabetes in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee, some of the most needy and underserved states for diabetes care.
UAB researchers discover why brain neurons in Parkinson’s disease stop benefiting from levodopaThe mechanism of widespread reorganization of DNA methylation may be a therapeutic target to prevent or reverse dyskinesia.posted today 204 viewsAcute kidney injury identifiable in preterm infantsEarly diagnosis of acute kidney injury in preterm infants is possible through urinary protein markers.posted today 115 viewsUAB Engineering award-winning team works with NASA to bring high-tech freezers to spaceUAB’s Engineering and Innovative Technology Development team will be recognized by NASA for achievement in space-related research and production.posted 7 days ago 2811 viewsUAB ranked among the world’s top 150 again by Center for World University RankingsUAB has been ranked No. 1 in Alabama and among the top 150 universities in the world by the Center for World University Rankings.posted 7 days ago 10338 viewsUAB optometrist improves treatment and care for patients with dry eyeIndividuals with dry eye have hope as researchers continue to learn more about causes, symptoms and treatments.posted 7 days ago 1007 viewsTechnology improves clinical trial management and patient experienceUAB has implemented a new application suite to improve clinical trial management, and enhance communication among trial sites and with study participants.posted 8 days ago 783 viewsDiscovery may lead to a treatment to slow Parkinson’s diseaseResearchers have found that an interaction between a mutant gene and alpha synuclein in neurons leads to hallmark pathologies seen in Parkinson’s disease, findings that may lead to new mechanisms and targets for neuroprotection.posted 9 days ago 13117 viewsNIH awards UAB three maternal and infant health grantsUAB continues to improve maternal and infant health as the only university to be a member of all three NIH perinatal networks.posted 9 days ago 2004 viewsThe zebrafish’s growing impact on medical researchThe zebrafish is making its mark in the field of biomedical research, becoming one of the fastest-growing models of human disease.posted 9 days ago 2484 viewsChronic fatigue syndrome flare-ups caused by straining muscles and nervesMild to moderate muscle and nerve strain provokes symptom flares in individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome.posted 10 days ago 4933 viewsCheckpoint in B cell development discovered with possible implications on vaccine potencyA quality-control checkpoint in pre-B cells restricts the range of antibodies produced by mature B cells, and manipulation of the checkpoint could make vaccines more potent.posted 10 days ago 1306 viewsUAB researchers awarded $11.5 million to study asymptomatic congenital CMV and neonatal HSVThe NIH recently awarded UAB $11.5 million to support studies that will assess treatment of babies born with congenital cytomegalovirus but no symptoms, and frequency of neonatal herpes infections in the United States and Peru.posted 14 days ago 4539 viewsUAB researcher receives funding for rheumatology studyA pilot grant was recently awarded to UAB to investigate a noninvasive method of detecting neuroinflammation in rheumatoid arthritis.posted 15 days ago 1627 viewsPioneer of high-technology cancer surgery will lecture at UAB on July 19The iKnife, a revolutionary mass spectrometry method, contributes to precision surgery by allowing accurate identification of cancer margins.
Nation’s first joint OD/MBA degree program opens at UABDual degree will prepare graduates to pursue clinical and administrative career opportunities in the eye care field.posted 17 days ago 3315 viewsNew UAB online bachelor’s program addresses rising demand for distribution professionalsA flexible, 100 percent online-based program will blend engineering and business curricula to prepare students for the growing industrial distribution industry.posted 20 days ago 2023 viewsUAB ECMO program wins goldUAB’s program for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO, has won a Gold Level Award for Excellence.posted 21 days ago 8036 viewsExtra-coding RNAs regulate DNA methylation in the adult brainThe ecRNAs appear to act in memory formation, and may offer a new therapeutic approach to neuropsychiatric diseases.posted 21 days ago 1800 viewsHudsonAlpha and UAB awarded NIH training grantThe program is the first of its kind to incorporate research and medical training in genomics.posted 22 days ago 1672 viewsParkinson’s disease biomarker found in patient urine samplesThe biomarker, the protein kinase LRRK2, is a promising candidate for future exploration.posted 23 days ago 4117 views
- Event Date July 19