UAB researchers are investigating game-based verification that may improve computer security and reduce user frustration compared to typical “type-what-you-see” CAPTCHA tools that use static images.

UAB Distinguished Professor’s editorial highlights research efforts exploring low-sodium intake guidelines and implications on cardiac disease and mortality.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Investigators from UAB’s Nutrition Obesity Research Center and School of Public Health have been awarded a four-year, $1 million R25 grant to deliver an annual short course on innovative methods to find obesity causes.
Published in Faculty Excellence

A UAB neuroscience student has received a summer fellowship from the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation.

Published in Student Experience
Shirey, who will be inducted in September, is nationally recognized for her innovative integration of teaching and learning strategies.
Published in Updates
The Quad Rider makes it easy to shift gears and brake, enabling people with poor grip-control to safely cycle.
New drugs to slow or even prevent Parkinson’s could be in human studies as early as 2015.
UAB School of Nursing's federally funded study shows both the patient and caregiver benefit from early palliative care.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Researchers identify the strategy that highly aggressive brain tumor cells use to fuel their relentless expansion and reveal a fresh target for cancer therapy.
UAB Nathan E. Miles Chair of Ophthalmology has been named chair-elect of the Ethics and Regulations in Human Research Committee of the Association for Research in Vision Science and Ophthalmology.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Women 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.
Top university administrators say patents and commercialization of projects should factor into faculty promotions and tenure.
Published in Faculty Excellence
The Journal of Biological Chemistry recognizes UAB scientists’ paper on exosomes, particles that change the behavior of cells, while the research team examines shutting down tumor growth.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has been selected as a  lead academic site and received a prestigious NCI grant that will open up clinical trials across a nationwide network and expand treatment options for patients.
Published in Service to Community
Prestigious awards program honors junior faculty who excel in research and education.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Additional resources benefiting Birmingham will help address critical issues and become more livable for all.
Students from a variety of academic disciplines will present at this year's UAB undergraduate research expo.
Published in Student Experience
UAB and Stanford are the first U.S. universities chosen for Facebook-sponsored contest in which computer-security enthusiasts attack and defend from peers online.
UAB health disparities symposium examines integrating social and biological factors.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Two student R&D projects at UAB attract international attention.
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