The $565,000 award will help grow the existing Southern hub to include additional institutions and provide more funding.

Computing challenges are found across the UAB campus, from physics and neurology to genetics and the microbiome. Alabama’s most advanced supercomputer is now at UAB, making it possible to solve these challenges. 

UAB researchers have discovered that an infant’s airway — once thought to be sterile until after birth — is colonized by bacteria or bacterial DNA, which could be protective for or predict development of severe lung disease, knowledge that may offer a therapeutic target.
An NIH grant will help support personalized medicine and patient-oriented research at UAB.
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Metabolism-based therapies such as the ketogenic diet have the potential to become a valuable adjunct to standard cancer treatment.
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UAB hosts rare disease genomics meeting in conjunction with Rare Disease Day.
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A new pilot study led by Shannon Morrison, Ph.D., is exploring the effects of a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet with adequate protein in older persons living with HIV.
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UAB’s Community Health Innovation Awards honor job training programs, health and wellness, and mental health support.
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A drug derived from female hormones that may help soldiers survive major blood loss on a battlefield will undergo first human testing at UAB.
Professor Anthony Hood will receive special recognition for his work creating the NHabit Bush Hills project during the 2015 Vulcans Community Awards.
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UAB’s Community Engagement Institute brings academic researchers and community leaders together to brainstorm ways to improve Birmingham, the region and the world.
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The three-year grant will provide graduate scholars with stipends and other financial and educational support to pursue training in disparities research.
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UAB’s One Great Community council again will provide Community Health Innovation Awards ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 to local organizations for ideas that offer creative ways to address community health issues.
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UAB’s Community Health Innovation Awards available to fund local projects aimed at community health issues.
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This renewing of UAB’s prestigious Center for Translational Science Award will bolster research and workforce development at UAB and throughout its regional partner network in the Southeast.
By training computers to pick out timing clues in medical records, UAB machine learning expert Steven Bethard, Ph.D., aims to help individual physicians visualize patient histories, and researchers recruit for clinical trials.
UAB named to 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for general service, economic opportunity and education.
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UAB was part of a promising international study of a combination therapy for patients with the most common cystic fibrosis mutation.
Research to identify a new approach to treat Alzheimer’s disease gets new funding after a pilot grant from the Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance.
The ability to build a mimic of the interferon-interferon receptor complex allows a hunt for unique monoclonal antibodies.
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