A round-trip bus ride and ticket to the UAB vs. Southern Miss game are $65, or $30 for riders who already have a ticket.
The 2017 Peace and Justice Studies Association conference will bring activists, scholars and educators from around the world to UAB.
The ESFA was founded in 1997 after the sale of the Callahan Eye Hospital to UAB, and has a mission of awarding grants to nonprofits conducting vision research, education and patient care.
Fouad has worked to establish the validity of health disparities as a national scientific research priority.
University of Alabama at Birmingham biomedical engineers report a significant advance in efforts to repair a damaged heart after a heart attack, using grafted heart-muscle cells to create a repair patch.
The findings, published online Sept. 24 by the Journal of Psychopharmacology, suggest that treatments making use of classic psychedelics like psilocybin could well hold promise in reducing criminal behavior.
Compounds in cruciferous vegetables, such as sprouts, and the traditional herbal drink 'turn off' genes for ER-negative forms of the disease, which is notoriously unresponsive to therapy, a study found.
UAB Hospital has received a 2017 Women’s Choice Award for being one of America’s Best Breast Centers in the United States.
Legendary singer and songwriter Emmylou Harris, a Birmingham native, returns to the Alys Stephens Center stage. A limited number of tickets remain.
A UAB study suggests that psychedelic drugs have a positive effect on antisocial, criminal behavior, warranting investigation of psychedelics as a crime reduction therapy.
nycu graphic 2Following a few simple guidelines can help make Halloween fun, not scary, for teens and kids.
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center and McWane Science Center provide lessons that are benefiting young children, their families and communities in Norwood and Woodlawn through this program, funded by the PNC Foundation.
This grant will fully support Kendra Royston’s research work within the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Biology throughout the spring of 2018.
Researchers use compounds found in a combination plant-based diet to successfully prevent and treat ER-negative breast cancer in mice.
Overexpression of CCND2 increased growth and division of grafted heart muscle cells, resulting in better heart function and decreased size of dead tissue.
These results, seen in animal models, represent a potentially novel therapeutic target for the treatment of seizure disorders.
Wilbanks’ work with the closed claims research team earned him the Researcher of the Year Award.
A UAB researcher is investigating antihypertensive drugs in search of those that not only treat high blood pressure, but also boost mobility and independence in older Americans.
This structure will further explain how the virus infects human cells and how progeny viruses are assembled, and it may be a point of attack to disarm the virus.
nycu graphic 2A UAB Infectious Diseases physician discusses bacteria found in food-borne illnesses and why you should wash your hands.
UAB’s annual Gift of Sight program provides free eye care to underinsured Birmingham residents for the holiday season.
Leaders in HIV research and treatment gather at UAB to address laws that prohibit gay men from donating blood.
UAB now has far and away the fastest supercomputer in Alabama, accelerating the volume and speed at which transformational education, research and medical care can occur.
Bruce Hornsby’s hits include “The Way It Is,” “Mandolin Rain,” “Every Little Kiss” and “The Valley Road,” as well as his contributions to artists from the Grateful Dead to Branford Marsalis.
Students and a professor from the Department of Art and Art History will join students and faculty from Iowa State University to collaboratively install and present artworks.
On Oct. 20 at the Commons on the Green, contribute $5 to help provide a meal for a UAB student. More than 900 meal vouchers were collected and distributed through the Donor to Diner initiative last school year.
An article written by Division of Preventive Medicine Professor Stefan Kertesz, M.D., calls for better understanding, policy and treatment for opioid addiction.
The $2.5 million gift from Medical Properties Trust begins a campaign that will ultimately raise $7.5 million in resources to expand and accelerate the center’s research efforts.
An informal suit exchange has transformed into an official fundraising campaign to give students in need professional clothes for career fairs and job interviews.
Twenty-seven students will represent UAB at the Clinton Global Initiative University from Oct. 13-15 at Northeastern University.
Grammy Award winner David Holt is dedicated to performing and preserving traditional American music and stories. For his Alys Stephens Center show, he will spin spooky, Halloween-themed tales.
The groundbreaking ceremony is set for Oct. 12; the new fields, which will include lights, scoreboards, restrooms and storage, are set to open in fall 2018.
With an economic impact now exceeding $7.15 billion, according to Tripp Umbach, Alabama’s largest single employer’s influence on the state’s economy has grown by more than 50 percent since the last study.
A UAB researcher’s work on gender and quality of life in myasthenia gravis has been named the top abstract at a major neuromuscular disease professional meeting.
Developers and educators at UAB have developed a solution to meet the challenges of getting educational resources to underserved populations by providing software and hardware programs to better train students in Ethiopia and Zambia.

Started in 1981, the Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition is one of UAB’s longest-standing Homecoming traditions.

Four multidisciplinary studies will focus on genetics and associated mechanisms of hyperuricemia gout, an inflammatory arthritis.
Los Angeles Times health care policy reporter to discuss “Peace in our time? Is an end to the Obamacare war in sight, and what does that portend for our national health care debate?” at UAB on Oct. 19.
Low dietary potassium leads to calcified arteries and aortic stiffness, while increased dietary potassium alleviates those undesirable effects in a mouse model, suggesting dietary potassium may protect against heart disease and death from heart disease in humans.
A professor and senior associate dean for academic affairs in the UAB School of Nursing, Linda Moneyham will be inducted into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame for her many and far-reaching contributions to the field of nursing.
On Friday night, the Alys Stephen Center’s dance series got off to an enthusiastic start with a visit from New York-based Ballet Hispánico. The program highlighted works by Latina choreographers Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Michelle Manzanales and Tania Pérez-Salas.
On September 22, UAB revealed that the US Department of Commerce awarded the university nearly half a million dollars. Innovation Depot and UAB represent 2 of 42 organizations across 28 states that received funding.
Red Mountain Park is a community partner of the UAB Benevolent Fund and is one of the designated nonprofits to which UAB employees can direct their Benevolent Fund donations.
Maintaining healthy weight behavior for 25 years may reduce the risk for hypertension in young adulthood and middle age.
The seven-year study documented 46,860 tree-stand accidents across the U.S. and gave some keen insight to not only the seriousness of accidents, but who is most likely to fall and who is most likely to take the risks that lead to falls.
The IDEA award is given annually for projects that have “potential to advance the construction safety, maintenance and management of highway systems.” Their submissions were chosen from among nearly 50 proposals.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham recently announced that UAB Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology endowed Prof. Yogesh Dwivedi was appointed as the chair of the National Institutes of Health’s Pathophysiological Basis of Mental Disorders and Addictions Study Section, Center for Scientific Review.
The key weapon against viruses and bacteria that invade the body is production of antibodies, which act like guided missiles to attack and neutralize pathogens.
The general surgery residents in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Surgery who have trained with transplant surgeon Mark Deierhoi, M.D., director of UAB’s Renal Transplant Program, marvel at many things about one of their most influential surgical teachers.
Eleven teams involving hundreds of collegiate students from the United States and Europe are putting the finishing touches on highly energy-efficient, innovation-packed solar houses for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017.
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