Looking forward to a promising 2015, UAB News revisits some top stories of 2014.
The UAB Cancer Center and Alabama State University receive $1.5 million NIH grant to create partnership and reduce cancer health disparities.
Thousands of patients with blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma, sickle cell and other life-threatening diseases need bone marrow transplants and only 30 percent find matches within their families.
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Epidemiology and genomics teased out genetic and environmental links to the white blood cell tumors called lymphomas
The 17 selected volunteer members of the panel will provide highly informed perspectives on the biomedical research enterprise.
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month; several local activities support the cause.
Published in Service to Community
Internationally renowned husband and wife cancer researchers join UAB and showcase its  recruitment muscle

Demark-Wahnefried takes leadership post with Obesity Society.

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HudsonAlpha and the UAB Cancer Center establish joint cancer research consortium focusing on cancer genomics, with multiple hires expected.

Published in Service to Community
Christopher Willey receives a crucial ACS research grant to further his novel work on the MARCKS protein in relation to brain cancer.
Becker’s Hospital Review has named the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center as one of the “100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs.” 
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Scarinci’s work in the community is one reason for her appointment, and her goals will include promoting and fostering relationships in business, education and other areas.
Published in Service to Community
The Patient and Family Resource Center at UAB’s Comprehensive Cancer Center provides a comfortable place to find support.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
The Alabama Project, a photo exhibit illustrating cancer survivorship and cancer health disparities, is on display at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Published in Service to Community
UAB pediatric cancer researcher Gregory Friedman receives $40,000 grant to fight brain cancer in children.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Growing a garden helps cancer survivors eat better, but the benefits extend beyond the harvest, UAB study reveals.
UAB epidemiologist Christine Skibola used genomics to identify a DNA variant that makes some susceptible to leukemia.
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.
With pilot finds from young professionals, Division of Preventive Medicine Assistant Professor Tiffany Carson, Ph.D., will build the foundation of her research program studying factors that influence cancer disparities of black and white women in the South.
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
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