November 05, 2015
Across campus, UAB students, faculty and staff are engaged in partnerships that are offering opportunity and healing for veterans, and helping to prepare and protect those who serve in harm’s way.
A multisite study led by UAB has found the first biomarker for the onset of seizures in infants with tuberous sclerosis.
A UAB professor and student are examining how a new drug may improve life expectancies for CF patients and unplanned pregnancies among women.
October 28, 2015
UAB Libraries’ strategic plan priorities include initiatives to grow, adapt, innovate and become a model 21st century leader in providing resources and services for students, faculty and patients.
Published in Enhancing Facilities
Alabama’s largest comprehensive heart valve program offers TAVR, numerous valve replacement and repairs, perileak closure, and other structural heart procedures.
Computer & Information Sciences researchers tested users’ abilities to detect malware and phishing attacks while measuring the neurophysiological behavior underlying these tasks.
October 22, 2015
Southern Research and UAB launch a search for compounds that might provide new therapies for CF nonsense mutations.
A drug derived from female hormones that may help soldiers survive major blood loss on a battlefield will undergo first human testing at UAB.
October 21, 2015
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.
New research from UAB’s Department of Biology shows how one species can fully support the development of another species in a sustainable system.
October 16, 2015
UAB researchers collaborated on a study showing a blood test for chlamydia might be valuable in screening infertile women for pregnancy outcomes.
UAB's strengths in clinical care and research are powering an interdisciplinary expedition into largely uncharted territory: neuroinflammatory mechanisms in Parkinson's disease.
October 13, 2015
African-Americans are at increased risk for glaucoma, and a new UAB study looks to find ways to improve medication adherence in that patient group
The UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine has awarded its first pilot grants to teams of researchers from the two institutions to pursue projects in cancer and cardiac disease.
Jessica Williams, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UAB Department of Health Services Administration, received a $100,000 New Connections grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to examine perceptions of discrimination in health care settings.
October 07, 2015
A new study from UAB could provide the first known data about the impact of dietary patterns on dietary adherence and cardiometabolic risk factors in adults with spinal cord injury.
Published in Student Experience
UAB’s Community Engagement Institute brings academic researchers and community leaders together to brainstorm ways to improve Birmingham, the region and the world.
School of Education professor to serve as one of two associate editors for Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research.
Published in Faculty Excellence
September 30, 2015
E. coli ClpB is a bacterial enzyme that untangles proteins. Such tangles are hallmarks of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. A study led by UAB's Aaron Lucius, Ph.D., offers new insight on this amazing molecular machine, and could eventually point toward new treatment approaches.