Sidhanth Chandra and Gunnar Eastep honored by Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.
UAB investigators look at a gene therapy technique that helps cells take out the trash.
Researchers have detailed, for the first time, the normal human transcriptome of the blood-nerve barrier.
This combination therapy, tested preclinically, could potentially improve patient outcomes.
nycu graphic 2Physicians at UAB share tips on men’s health and how it affects heart health, sexual function and memory and decreases cancer risk.
New guidelines suggest exercise and cognitive training can help lower the risk of dementia for those with mild cognitive impairment.
UAB will participate in the National Institutes of Health SIREN Network, a series of clinical trials for out-of-hospital medical emergencies.
Such basic research supports the goal of using stem cells in therapy, where an important hurdle is efficient differentiation.
UAB will examine cognitive behavior therapy, a form of psychotherapy, that may help reduce the severity of non-epileptic seizures induced by traumatic brain injury.
New research from UAB shows that maintaining healthy dendritic spines — a component of neurons — may be protective against Alzheimer’s disease.
These results, seen in animal models, represent a potentially novel therapeutic target for the treatment of seizure disorders.
A UAB researcher’s work on gender and quality of life in myasthenia gravis has been named the top abstract at a major neuromuscular disease professional meeting.
An American Heart Association panel, including two experts from UAB, says the same healthy habits that can help ward off heart disease or stroke can also help prevent cognitive decline.
Reintegration into school has been a noticeably neglected area of focus in concussion research, particularly in comparison to research on return-to-play. When and how a student should be fully integrated into the classroom are just two questions UAB and Children’s of Alabama researchers are looking to answer.

The ProAssurance Endowed Chair for Physician Wellness at UAB will help address health issues unique to physicians as they deal with the stress and pressures associated with providing care in today’s evolving health care environment.

UAB’s REGARDS study finds that disparities exist within men and older patients’ being prescribed stroke-preventing medication in the southeastern United States.
UAB’s long-running study of cannabidiol reveals potential interactions between CBD and some commonly used anti-epileptic drugs.

Pediatric neurosurgeons, oncologists and molecular imaging physicians continue to work toward better diagnoses, treatments and cures for childhood cancer.

A UAB pain specialist says the opioid epidemic will lead to profound changes in legitimate opioid use for pain management-
Leading neuroscientist Ron Lazar joins UAB as director of the McKnight Brain Institute, a multidisciplinary research enterprise on learning and memory in aging.
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