Cowan and Unger will pursue further work in drug discovery as they enter graduate school after commencement in April.
Chemistry and philosophy classes, a neuro-oncology lab, hospital volunteer work, and the TKE fraternity were all UAB steppingstones for the first-generation American and Florence High School graduate.
These microcarriers may offer an entirely different approach to treating solid human tumors of numerous pathologic subtypes by delivering their encapsulated drug cargo to a tumor and protecting against collateral tissue damage.
March 29, 2017
Just one month after major research findings showed dangerous PFAS present in more than one-third of fast food packaging tested, UAB and Notre Dame created a new technique to track PFASs in the body.
January 23, 2017
The program, designed to quickly produce a new teaching force of highly qualified STEM instructors, is growing at a rapid rate.
December 06, 2016
Alabama now has more EPSCoR Track II grants than any other state following the award of basic science grants meant to stimulate competitive research in regions of the country traditionally less able to compete for such research funds.
October 21, 2016
Isabella Mak of Dothan and Eli Ussery of Columbus, Georgia, have been named Mr. and Ms. UAB, and Lakshmi Subramani of Madison and Daniel Alejandro Mendoza of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, were named first alternates.
September 07, 2016
Coating insulin-producing cell-clusters with a thin protective layers may be a way to modify and use pig tissue to ultimately treat human diabetes. Testing in mice is the next step.
The partnership will provide scholarships and a reverse transfer agreement with Jefferson State to help deserving Alabama students realize their fullest potential.
Hunter Drinkard of Creola, Samantha Fry of Mobile and Cailet Hardtmann-Huckabee of Huntsville will attend UAB this fall after earning four-year scholarships.
May 02, 2016
More than 30 demonstrations will showcase basic science principles to local elementary and middle school students.
April 26, 2016
Summa cum laude graduate John Wesley Chancellor has been selected to serve in the Peace Corps, joining others from UAB in a longstanding tradition of involvement in the program.
Joining SARA enables the university to expand access to online programs and open doors for more students to take classes at UAB.
April 14, 2016
March 23, 2016
This mass spectrometry method can locate where molecular changes occur in a thin slice of tissue, and it has broad applicability to biomedical research.
March 16, 2016
February 24, 2016
Twenty-one students who have established themselves as leaders and innovators will travel to California in April for additional mentoring and support for their projects.
February 12, 2016
The properties of cubic or spherical shape and solid or elastic stiffness affect the fates of polymer microcapsules meant to carry chemotherapy to a tumor.
November 30, 2015
Approximately 600 students apply for the Hertz Fellowship each year; only 15 percent are invited for a first-round interview.
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.