Metabolism-based therapies such as the ketogenic diet have the potential to become a valuable adjunct to standard cancer treatment.
February 15, 2016
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.
December 15, 2015
UAB’s Community Health Innovation Awards honor job training programs, health and wellness, and mental health support.
A drug derived from female hormones that may help soldiers survive major blood loss on a battlefield will undergo first human testing at UAB.
October 07, 2015
Professor Anthony Hood will receive special recognition for his work creating the NHabit Bush Hills project during the 2015 Vulcans Community Awards.
UAB’s Community Engagement Institute brings academic researchers and community leaders together to brainstorm ways to improve Birmingham, the region and the world.
September 25, 2015
The three-year grant will provide graduate scholars with stipends and other financial and educational support to pursue training in disparities research.
September 15, 2015
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.
August 31, 2015
UAB’s Community Health Innovation Awards available to fund local projects aimed at community health issues.
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.
UAB was part of a promising international study of a combination therapy for patients with the most common cystic fibrosis mutation.
May 06, 2015
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.
Donation from Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company and Protective Life Corporation will aid new disease-changing therapies in the ADDA pipeline.
James Cimino, one of the nation’s leaders in using ‘big data’ resources to advance patient care, research and education, will head UAB’s new Informatics Institute.
January 22, 2015
UAB neurology researcher Kristen Triebel gets substantial American Cancer Society grant to investigate the ability of patients to understand, choose and consent to treatment.
November 07, 2014
Seven nonprofit groups are set to implement their ideas after the Community Health Innovation Awards provided funding for their winning proposals.