A national group of leading scientists, including one University of Alabama at Birmingham expert, says fewer people are dying of stroke, but the mechanisms remain unknown.
The program supports and cultivates students interested in Parkinson’s related research projects.
The network has the largest group of well-characterized pediatric MS cases in the world.
Bebin is co-director of the UAB Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic and a founding member of the TSC Clinical Research Consortium.
UAB researchers partner with the Michael J. Fox Foundation on a new study of Parkinson’s disease risk factors, including a reduced sense of smell.
Michael Warren is president and CEO of Children's of Alabama.
Standaert is director of the Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics and the Division of Movement Disorders in Neurology.
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.
Roberson joined the UAB faculty in 2008.
The professorship will promote research and education in neurology with a focus on Parkinson’s disease.
Awards were given in four key areas — clinical care, medical education, laboratory research and patient-oriented research projects.
The program features presentations from UAB faculty in epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, chronic pain and stroke.