Study shows that poor diet heightens hypersensitivity, which may amplify symptoms in chronic pain conditions.
An expected 2,607 students will graduate in summer/fall 2015. The commencement ceremonies will take place at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Bartow Arena.
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The searing pain and debilitating fatigue of fibromyalgia and related conditions turn life into a daily struggle for millions of Americans. UAB’s Jarred Younger hopes to bring them relief through his groundbreaking research into potential causes,including brain inflammation, and exciting new treatments.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Third annual “Autism: Unlocking the Mystery” conference will be held Friday, Oct. 16.
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Students, faculty and staff are invited to Heritage and Campbell halls to participate in Pocket and Walk It Week from Sept. 14-18.
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Sorge honored as a young leader in the field of pain research and neuroscience by national organization.
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Male and female mice use different immune cells to process chronic pain, indicating that different therapies for different genders could better target the problem.
Two children die each day in the United States as a result of poisoning. UAB child safety expert David Schwebel, Ph.D., works to prevent this from occurring.
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While mom Kirsten Woods was working toward an online degree at UAB from Texas, daughter Shannon Woods earned her degree on campus. They will walk together at Saturday’s commencement ceremony.
Published in Student Experience
UAB yields two-plus winners for fourth consecutive year for national undergraduate research scholarship program.
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Combined measurements of brain anatomy, connectivity and neurochemistry distinguish autism spectrum disorder subjects from controls.
Brian Nykanen is a Cadet in the Army ROTC and honors student.
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Public lecture by MIT monk and philosopher will probe issues of personal and social transformation.
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Best of 2014 2
Injured military personnel to benefit from unique set of therapies offered at UAB.
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Looking forward to a promising 2015, UAB News revisits some top stories of 2014.
Best of 2014 2Women have no effect on mice, but men cause a stress level comparable to a three-minute swim. Results indicate that researchers should account for these variables.
Jarred Younger’s lab seeks to develop the state’s first research and treatment center for neuroinflammatory disorders.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Haley Johnson singled out for youth injury research award.
Published in Student Experience
A 1993 UAB scientific paper describing CI Therapy has been named the most cited article in major rehabilitation journals over the past 30 years.
A UAB scientist participated in a panel with other brain plasticity experts and His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
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