Research into rare diseasesgets a funding boost from the NIH: UAB researchers studying Rett syndrome and tuberous sclerosis among those involved in the national effort.
Philanthropic support has enabled the UAB Department of Neurology to make huge strides in knowledge of diseases such as Parkinson’s.
Internationally renowned husband and wife cancer researchers join UAB and showcase its  recruitment muscle
For people living with HIV/AIDS, coming to regular medical visits is critical to keeping viral load suppressed.
Published in Service to Community
A protein that regulates memory may prove to be a therapeutic target for dementia and memory loss.
A unique philanthropic partnership between Research to Prevent Blindness, EyeSight Foundation of Alabama, and Susan and Dowd Ritter will fund ophthalmology research.
Symposium attendees will gain a better understanding of the most recent developments in the fields of clinical and basic science research in cardiovascular disease.
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Kristi L. Stringer will study the interrelated stigmas around HIV infection and substance abuse.
Published in Student Experience
Sixteen clinical centers and 30 hospitals will enroll up to 5,700 pregnant women to evaluate the benefits and harms of pharmacologic treatment of mild chronic hypertension in pregnancy.

“Decoding a Hindu Temple: Royalty and Religion in the Iconographic Program of the Virupaksha Temple, Pattadakal” interprets the visual images and symbols of the temple.

Published in Faculty Excellence

The eye is a window to the brain; scientists discover early signs of dementia in changes to neurons in the eye’s retina.

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.
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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.
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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.
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Researchers identify the strategy that highly aggressive brain tumor cells use to fuel their relentless expansion and reveal a fresh target for cancer therapy.
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