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.
Newly diagnosed with incurable Huntington’s disease, Jef Alcorn launches a 200-hole, one-day golf marathon to raise money and awareness.
Neurology and pediatrics professor elected to national society.
Physicians and caregivers need to carefully monitor decision-making ability in patients with head injury, say UAB researchers.
People with a traumatic brain injury may need help managing their finances in the months following injury, UAB researchers say.
Parkinson’s researchers from UAB and UA may have unlocked the secrets of a gene that seems to have a protective effect against the disease.
Harrell has been named a professor emerita in neurology.
UAB doctors are helping Bill Matthews overcome epilepsy to become a world-class runner.
David G. Standaert, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed to an endowed chair in neurology.