Jennifer Kilgo, Ph.D., professor of curriculum and instruction in the UAB School of Education, has been awarded a $1.25 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The funds will be used to prepare early childhood special educators as well as physical and occupational therapists with training on team-based services to infants, toddlers and preschool-aged children with disabilities and their families. This award is part of the Special Education--Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities Program.
Mississippi teen battles colon cancer through phase I clinical trial at UAB
Unusual case of teen patient diagnosed with colorectal cancer receives innovative first-in-human clinical trial at UAB, reflecting a unique story of cancer and hope.Preterm babies born at 23 weeks’ or longer gestation benefit from mom’s receiving steroids prior to delivery
Antenatal corticosteroids given to high-risk moms are associated with better outcomes for babies born prematurely.Study finds parents’ perceptions play key role in teens’ driving preparednessOverall, parents believe their teens are safer than other drivers.posted 4 days ago 642 viewsThis weekend’s TEDxBirmingham will have UAB flavorBevan, Locke, Saag are among 12 speakers who will speak at the annual, independently organized event which will challenge attendees to embrace the event’s theme of possibility.
Genetic clues to kidney disease uncoveredUAB assays enabled the first genomewide association study of IgA1 O-glycosylation aberrancy in IgA nephropathy, a disease that frequently causes kidney failure.posted 12 days ago 1913 viewsUAB professor uses latest virtual reality technology to improve access to pedestrian safety educationA new mobile virtual reality system helps children learn to cross streets safely.posted 12 days ago 1280 viewsNew braces clinical trial sheds metal bracketsInflatable braces? A new clinical trial at the UAB School of Dentistry is hoping to make metal braces a thing of the past.posted 13 days ago 4296 viewsNew UAB undergraduate degree programs in genetics, genomic sciences and immunology now enrollingTwo new undergraduate programs — genetics and genomic sciences and immunology — are interdepartmental majors in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Medicine.posted 14 days ago 3763 viewsStopping Alzheimer’s disease: Local research study featured in NewsweekUAB is a clinical site for the A4 Study of Alzheimer’s disease, recently featured in Newsweek magazine.posted 14 days ago 2993 viewsWallace, named first medical director of Telehealth, eyes statewide networkThe new UAB Medicine Telehealth team of Bart Kelly and Eric Wallace aim to steadily grow telehealth providers across the UAB health care spectrum “one program at a time.”posted 14 days ago 1999 viewsSchool of Dentistry ranks first in NIDCR funding for fifth straight yearUAB’s School of Dentistry has ranked first in NIDCR funding since 2012.posted 15 days ago 2579 viewsCastration-resistant prostate cancer cell growth impeded by EndostatinFailure of hormone deprivation therapy used to slow prostate cancer in patients leads to castration-resistant prostate cancer, a lethal form of advanced disease with limited treatment options. Endostatin, used in combination therapy, may help delay onset of castration-resistant disease.posted 18 days ago 1866 viewsSickle cell gene linked to elevated risk of kidney failure in UAB studyNew data from the REGARDS study show that blacks with the sickle cell trait are more likely to develop kidney failure requiring dialysis.posted 19 days ago 1414 viewsNominate UAB alumni for Excellence in BusinessThe National Alumni Society’s Top 25 program celebrates the success of Blazer-led companies.posted 20 days ago 732 viewsUAB to launch statewide genetics initiative for better health for all Alabama residentsUAB launches the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative, a statewide effort to use the power of genomics to improve health in Alabama.posted 19 days ago 3872 viewsUAB to provide paid leave benefits for organ donorsUAB employees who are living donors for solid organ or bone-marrow transplants may qualify for as many as four weeks paid leave, effective March 1.posted 27 days ago 1397 viewsHigh school students put cybersecurity skills to the test to win $20,000 in UAB scholarship fundsThe Blazer42 Capture the Flag Scholarship Competition provides valuable experience to high school students in an effort to inspire more to pursue careers in cybersecurity.posted 27 days ago 3150 viewsActivated T-cells drive post-heart attack heart failureThe findings suggest targeting specific T-cell subsets may be a therapeutic approach to prevent heart failure after a heart attack.posted 29 days ago 2453 viewsPreserving vision for astronautsAs NASA prepares for its journey to Mars, one UAB researcher is investigating why so many astronauts suffer from poorer vision after they return to Earth.posted 28 days ago 1708 viewsUAB Biomedical Engineering department ranks fourth in NIH fundingThe department now has 20 full-time faculty members who brought in $4.3 million in funding in 2016.posted a while back 4306 views
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