Previous data has shown that areas of the south — specifically Mississippi and Alabama – are the fattest in the U.S. But new data from the REGARDS study proves this wrong.
Granger is an associate professor in the Respiratory Therapy program in the School of Health Professions.
Goodin, director of the UAB Biobehavioral Pain Research Lab, is a clinical health psychologist who specializes in pain-related behavioral medicine.
Pijuan-Thompson is the director and associate professor of the cytology program in the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
Schwebel, director of the UAB Youth Safety Lab, researches the prevention of unintentional injuries of children and adolescents.
UAB Psychiatry is quickly becoming a top-10 program for mood disorders research and care with six new faculty since January 2012.
UAB cancer patient Charles Turk fights a hard battle with a brain tumor, with the help of a loving family and a rare deer.
Leah Berkebile named Clinton Scholar; UAB sophomore with plans to practice medicine in the Middle East is designing an Arabic studies minor.
Henry Markram, Ph.D., founded and coordinates the Blue Brain Project.
Margaret Humphreys, M.D., Ph.D., is a specialist in the history of science and medicine.
In 2002, Manning became the inaugural recipient of the Ellen Gregg Ingalls/UAB National Alumni Society Award for Lifetime Achievement in Teaching.
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.