A fatty acid-derived bioactive molecule called lipoxin improved heart function after a heart attack, as the lipoxin prompted early activation of the resolving phase of the immune response.

Junior Autumne Lee will study abroad in Accra, Ghana, and sophomore Jordan McGill will study in Tokyo, Japan.
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The inhibitor blocks Streptococcus mutans from sticking on the tooth surface. About 2.3 billion people worldwide have tooth decay in their permanent teeth, primarily caused by this bacteria.
This active drug-delivery system addresses the limitations seen for the anti-cancer drug BA-TPQ — poor solubility and low bioavailability.
Four UAB students are spending the summer studying abroad after being selected for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.
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Allostery, a fundamental means of regulating enzymes, is crucial for living cells.
Kids can partake in more than 30 interactive demonstrations and learn basic principles of science while having fun.
Class of 2017 option 2Cowan and Unger will pursue further work in drug discovery as they enter graduate school after commencement in April.
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Class of 2017 option 2Chemistry and philosophy classes, a neuro-oncology lab, hospital volunteer work, and the TKE fraternity were all UAB steppingstones for the first-generation American and Florence High School graduate.
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These microcarriers may offer an entirely different approach to treating solid human tumors of numerous pathologic subtypes by delivering their encapsulated drug cargo to a tumor and protecting against collateral tissue damage.
Just one month after major research findings showed dangerous PFAS present in more than one-third of fast food packaging tested, UAB and Notre Dame created a new technique to track PFASs in the body.
The program, designed to quickly produce a new teaching force of highly qualified STEM instructors, is growing at a rapid rate.
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Alabama now has more EPSCoR Track II grants than any other state following the award of basic science grants meant to stimulate competitive research in regions of the country traditionally less able to compete for such research funds.
Isabella Mak of Dothan and Eli Ussery of Columbus, Georgia, have been named Mr. and Ms. UAB, and Lakshmi Subramani of Madison and Daniel Alejandro Mendoza of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, were named first alternates.
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Coating insulin-producing cell-clusters with a thin protective layers may be a way to modify and use pig tissue to ultimately treat human diabetes. Testing in mice is the next step.

The partnership will provide scholarships and a reverse transfer agreement with Jefferson State to help deserving Alabama students realize their fullest potential.
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Hunter Drinkard of Creola, Samantha Fry of Mobile and Cailet Hardtmann-Huckabee of Huntsville will attend UAB this fall after earning four-year scholarships.
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More than 30 demonstrations will showcase basic science principles to local elementary and middle school students.
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Summa cum laude graduate John Wesley Chancellor has been selected to serve in the Peace Corps, joining others from UAB in a longstanding tradition of involvement in the program.
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Joining SARA enables the university to expand access to online programs and open doors for more students to take classes at UAB.
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