The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the Dora and Sanjay Singh Endowed Research Fund in Information Systems during its meeting June 14, 2013. The fund will benefit research in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Collat School of Business Department of Management, Information Systems and Quantitative Methods. Sanjay Singh, Ph.D., was an associate professor of business, and Dora Singh is a pharmacist at UAB Hospital. In 2011, Sanjay Singh received the Honorary Alumni Award through the Alumni Leadership Recognition Awards.
UAB study uses smartphone technology to promote pulmonary rehab at homeTelemedicine helps UAB take pulmonary rehabilitation into the home via smartphone technology, in an effort to reduce hospital readmissions from COPD.posted yesterday 341 viewsUAB study finds possible frontline therapy for older patients with Hodgkin LymphomaUAB researcher reports that brentuximab vedotin may be effective therapy for older patients with Hodgkin Lymphoma who cannot tolerate standard therapy.posted 2 days ago 330 viewsPlatform1 visual arts event at UAB’s 2300 Studios on Oct. 17 to benefit scholarshipsDiscover artists in their studios, participate in workshops and demonstrations, and purchase artwork to support UAB Department of Art and Art History student scholarships.posted 5 days ago 733 viewsTugs and pulls: How a molecular motor untangles proteinE. coli ClpB is a bacterial enzyme that untangles proteins. Such tangles are hallmarks of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. A study led by UAB's Aaron Lucius, Ph.D., offers new insight on this amazing molecular machine, and could eventually point toward new treatment approaches.posted 7 days ago 1132 views
UAB Medicine-Leeds clinic to open Oct. 21The new internal medicine and pediatric clinic will feature an outpatient diagnostic center with a cutting-edge imaging facility and full ambulatory lab services, all on-site.posted 9 days ago 1869 viewsKing crabs threaten Antarctic ecosystem due to warming oceanPredators’ arrival could radically alter marine lifeposted 9 days ago 1771 viewsUAB research finds automated voice imitation can fool humans and machinesUAB researchers have found automated and human verification for voice-based user authentication vulnerable, and explore how an attacker in possession of voice audio samples could compromise a victim’s security, safety and privacy.posted 12 days ago 4130 viewsStandard treatment better than proposed alternative for unexplained infertilityClomiphene is more effective than letrozole for achieving pregnancy, NIH-funded study finds.posted 14 days ago 1079 viewsNew multidisciplinary clinical center for care, diagnosis and state-of-the-art researchThe Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine, UAB and Seahorse Bioscience announce establishment of comprehensive mitochondrial patient care clinical program.posted 14 days ago 1502 viewsPossible contributor to the virulence of the 1918 flu pandemic discoveredUAB researchers discover a new protein interaction from the 1918 flu strain that may help influenza circumvent the host immune response that would fight viral infection.posted 15 days ago 2703 viewsUAB announces joint M.D./MBA degree offeringThe new M.D./MBA program is accepting applicants for the summer of 2016 for first-year medical students.posted 15 days ago 2307 views$1 billion Campaign for UAB surpasses $600 million markUAB’s Campaign for UAB has raised more than $617 million toward its $1 billion goal in the university’s largest-ever and most comprehensive philanthropic campaign.posted 15 days ago 1981 viewsStarting strong in scienceUAB freshman Priya Shah is already a veteran in the lab. In her senior year of high school, she began a tissue-engineering project with UAB researcher Joel Berry, Ph.D., that has led to national honors — and could eventually affect patients worldwide.posted 16 days ago 602 viewsBlood tests reveal early signs of cardiovascular disease risk in obese African-American teensBlood tests in obese African-American teenage girls reveal immune system changes which ‘prime the system’ to develop cardiovascular disease later in life.posted 19 days ago 1200 viewsUAB receives prestigious funding for aging research centerAn interdisciplinary effort among the College of Arts and Sciences and several schools across campus results in a $2.5 million grant.posted 19 days ago 2333 viewsUAB safety study aims to curb dangerous campus pedestrian texting practices
Students, faculty and staff are invited to Heritage and Campbell halls to participate in Pocket and Walk It Week from Sept. 14-18.Novel research shows social factors may impact younger leukemia patients’ survivalNew UAB research demonstrates social factors that determine survival of younger patients with AML and present opportunities to improve outcomes.posted 23 days ago 3011 viewsLandmark study shows intensive blood pressure management may save livesLower blood pressure target of 120 mm Hg greatly reduces cardiovascular complications and deaths in older adults.posted 26 days ago 2693 viewsBuilding on strengths: UAB School of Health Professions is shaping the future of health careUAB’s School of Health Professions has charted a unique path to become a national leader in how health care will look in the future and has developed a strategic plan to help guide further success.posted 27 days ago 2055 viewsUAB Engineering launches a crowdfunding effort to support STEM program for local studentsThe School of Engineering will work to raise $10,000 by Oct. 22 through crowdfunding to support Blazer BEST robotics competition, an outreach event to enhance STEM education in area schools.posted 28 days ago 866 views