Janet M. Turan, Ph.D., associate professor in the UAB School of Public Health, has been awarded an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to complete the study.
The VORLab will study the effects of injuries sustained in football and other contact sports on balance, eye movement and vision to improve diagnostic tools and promote recovery.
Four School of Education faculty members to present at American Educational Research Association annual meeting.
Published in Faculty Excellence
The runx2 master transcription factor functions differently in chondrocytes and osteoblasts, two key cells in bone formation.

Early palliative care offers statistically beneficial effects on patient survival and family caregiver burden, according to articles published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Published in Service to Community
Similar to the ancient Greek legend of the Trojan horse, platelets in a transgenic mouse deliver a life-saving enzyme.
Curtis A. Carver Jr., Ph.D., comes to UAB from the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, where he served as vice chancellor and chief information officer.
Published in Faculty Excellence
UAB Hospital receives 2015 Women’s Choice Award and is named one of America’s Best Breast Centers. 
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Stephen Carter will attend the Experimental Biology Conference in late March to receive his award.
Published in Student Experience
National Institute of Nursing Research’s five-year grant is for ENABLE: CHF-PC study to determine whether palliative care is a best practice for heart-failure patients.
UAB researchers are probing the secrets of subretinal drusenoid deposits, which may be a leading factor in the onset of age-related macular degeneration.
Donation from Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company and Protective Life Corporation will aid new disease-changing therapies in the ADDA pipeline.
Renowned UAB HPV expert Warner Huh says new nine-valent HPV vaccine has the potential to eradicate the majority of cervical cancer.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
UAB Hospital is first in the United States to implant new Evaheart device as part of the US Pivotal Trial to test L-VAD for patients with severe congestive heart failure.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
In the Diamond Microfab Lab, gem-quality diamonds are transformed into electronics that can handle everything from ocean deeps to outer space. Watch how the patented process unfolds in The Mix.
UAB’s research links changes in genetic regions in infants with an increased risk of premature birth — and the data change the preterm paradigm.
An interdisciplinary UAB research team hopes to learn more about how emotions might keep people from getting enough exercise. 
Research to Prevent Blindness has given UAB’s Department of Ophthalmology a grant to further research of retinal and optic nerve diseases
BCRFA continues to provide substantial gifts to UAB Cancer Center to accelerate breast cancer research.
Together with European partners, UAB unravels basis of Singleton-Merten Syndrome, which causes heart calcification and early periodontitis.
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