Studies in recent years had suggested that cilia regulate vital processes including growth, appetite, mood, healing and vision.
The competition is designed to encourage students to conduct original research and to be reviewed by their peers.
A study in mice with genetic mutations seen in human Alzheimer's disease found that the feeling of hunger itself may protect against the disease.
Professor says he has never had an intro-level sudent answer every question correctly for an entire semester.
Gearing up to start an exercise program — especially for those over 40 — can be filled with pitfalls. Experts at UAB say start slow and low.
Research suggests that a class of drugs for rheumatoid arthritis seeking approval this year could be effective against other autoimmune diseases.
New research from UAB shows definitive link between a protein and cell activation; shutting both down could be a target of new treatments for cancer and autoimmune diseases.
Tigatuzumab, developed at UAB with Daiichi-Sankyo, targets aggressive, hard-to-treat tumors that make up 25 percent of all breast cancers