The winners of the Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition, announced at the Hoops on the Haasephalt event, will each receive a $2,500 scholarship and serve as ambassadors of UAB in the coming year.
The UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine has awarded its first pilot grants to teams of researchers from the two institutions to pursue projects in cancer and cardiac disease.
Elevated BP may be a risk factor for new-onset type 2 diabetes, and the association appears strongest in those who are younger and have a lower BMI, according to an analysis of 4.1 million adults in the United Kingdom.
Daniel Marson, director, division of neuropsychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, explains two early forms of diminished financial capacity in older adults that advisors must be able to identify.
A favorite at the Alys Stephens Center, Thile is set for a solo evening of flawless musicianship and mind-blowing musical exploration, from bluegrass to Bach and back again.
A UAB Computer and Information Sciences professor will continue improving security and usability of authentication systems through new funding.
David Joseph, M.D., lauded by UAB, Children’s of Alabama at the American Academy of Pediatrics for Excellence.
Jessica Williams, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UAB Department of Health Services Administration, received a $100,000 New Connections grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to examine perceptions of discrimination in health care settings.
The Blazers were picked to win Conference USA by the conference's coaches, garnering 11 of 14 first-place votes.
Surya Bhatt, M.D., a pulmonologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, says evidence shows that pulmonary rehabilitation — exercises designed to improve lung function — can help reduce that readmission rate. The trick is getting patients to undertake rehab.
UAB is hosting an online survey to highlight needs and concerns of the LGBTQ community within the Greater Birmingham area.
The fun kicks off with Japanese dance troupe Enra on Oct. 18, followed by a three-day celebration featuring arts and culture from three countries each day Oct. 19-21. Cantina food truck will be on-site.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recognizes UAB’s Adult CF Program with Quality Care Award.
UAB clinical psychologist says those who survived the Oregon mass shootings or other difficult events should engage with a team of mental health professionals.
The UAB Sustainable Smart Cities Research Center brought together green experts from around the world for the fourth annual Sustainable Smart Cities Symposium.
A new study from UAB could provide the first known data about the impact of dietary patterns on dietary adherence and cardiometabolic risk factors in adults with spinal cord injury.
Sagar Kaushik will present his research at a conference Oct. 9.
Professor Anthony Hood will receive special recognition for his work creating the NHabit Bush Hills project during the 2015 Vulcans Community Awards.
CIS lecturer to explore failures in global risk network at public event.
UAB science, tech, engineering, and math students know how to devise clever solutions to tough problems. Now they’re facing their biggest challenge: America’s shortage of qualified STEM teachers. Go behind the scenes of UABTeach, a program inspiring these students to translate their knowledge and passion into lessons for Alabama’s children
Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin has been on college campuses across the country getting input about the student loan system, which controls one of the earliest major financial decisions in many people's lives.
Surya Bhatt, M.D., a pulmonologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, along with exercise physiologist Greg Sanders and respiratory therapist Erica Anderson, hit on the idea of taking rehab to the patient. They devised a research study using smartphone technology to link a rehabbing patient at home with a trained medical professional in their office on UAB's campus. The two-way interaction provided encouragement, incentive and safety.
U.S. News’ 2016 Best Global Universities ranked UAB among the top 200 in the world and top 75 in the United States, making UAB the highest-ranked university in Alabama.
Telemedicine helps UAB take pulmonary rehabilitation into the home via smartphone technology, in an effort to reduce hospital readmissions from COPD.
The winners of the 34th annual Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition will be announced at UAB’s Hoops on the Haasephalt event set for 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, on the Campus Green.
UAB’s Community Engagement Institute brings academic researchers and community leaders together to brainstorm ways to improve Birmingham, the region and the world.
UAB researcher reports that brentuximab vedotin may be effective therapy for older patients with Hodgkin Lymphoma who cannot tolerate standard therapy.
Third annual “Autism: Unlocking the Mystery” conference will be held Friday, Oct. 16.
Instructors provide science enrichment for more than 170 students in Jamaica during three-week summer camp.
Among three groups of women, those who exercised lost the most weight and had more live births than those who didn’t.
T-cells are a very important part of the immune system, and when the T-cells are over-activated, it is a sign of inflammation. The inflammation is often brought on by obesity, and has been linked to heart disease.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham recently conducted a conference designed to help their counseling and health staff better address the needs of transgender students.
School of Education professor to serve as one of two associate editors for Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research.
Learn more about the SOPH graduate programs at its open house Oct. 9.
Discover artists in their studios, participate in workshops and demonstrations, and purchase artwork to support UAB Department of Art and Art History student scholarships.
Presented by the UAB Department of Art and Art History, Visiting Artist Ryder Richards will speak on his interdisciplinary practice.
"We don't know how proteins get tangled, but if we can study how proteins get disaggregated, it may have clinical relevance," said Aaron Lucius, Ph.D., professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Chemistry.
In fact, the overall effect of the migration of king crabs to shallower waters could be to make the unique Antarctic ecosystem much more like ecosystems in other areas of the globe.
An assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is one of five cancer researchers from around the country to be awarded a grant from the V Foundation.
Barlow is a scholar and historian of photography, film, video and multimedia. Her lecture, “The Scale of Imagination: David Maisel and the American Sublime,” is set for 6:30 p.m.
The study provides initial data and does not by itself prove that crab populations will expand into shallower waters. “The only way to test the hypothesis that the crabs are expanding their depth-range is to track their movements through long-term monitoring,” said James McClintock of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), another author of the study.
King crabs may be poised to conquer the Antarctic as a result of global warming, scientists have warned.
Newsweek Top Cancer Doctors 2015 is a list of more than 2,600 leading cancer specialists across the country arranged by location and specialty.
The central objective of the "Collaboration to Improve Blood Pressure in the U.S. Black Belt - Addressing the Triple Threat" is to rigorously compare two strategies designed to improve blood pressure control in primary care practices serving rural Southeastern African-Americans with low socioeconomic status.
"The only way to test the hypothesis that the crabs are expanding their depth-range is to track their movements through long-term monitoring," said study author, James McClintock of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).
In research presented at the European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS) in Vienna, Austria, the UAB team warmed that people could inadvertently leave voice samples as part of daily life.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham will soon be offering internal medicine and pediatric health care services in Leeds and surrounding areas when its new clinic opens Oct. 21.
For the first time in UAB history, students have asked for a self-imposed fee increase to support UAB Athletics and the return of the football, bowling and rifle programs.
E. 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.

UAB has been designated as a StormReady university by the National Weather Service.
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