Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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Contact:
(205) 934-2040
traci@uab.edu 

Assistant Professor, UAB Department of Nutrition Sciences

Areas of expertise: meal timing, circadian rhythms and nutrition, body mass index and obesity research.

Scientists have shown that by giving mice a form of the 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 without altering the acute phase.
Sea pens are colonial, meaning that many individuals work together as a whole, each conducting a specialized task necessary for survival.
Dr. Warner Huh, professor and director in the gynecologic oncology division, said results indicated the vaccine has the capacity to eradicate the majority of cervical cancer cases and has long-term effectiveness.
This Alabama grandmother happened to be a perfect match and the miracle her granddaughter needed.
These new results strengthen the promise that vaccination with Gardasil 9 can reduce 90 percent of cervical cancers.
A viral video introduced University of Alabama at Birmingham alumnus Tim Alexander to the world when the paralyzed former football player stood from his wheelchair to deliver the game ball in the Blazers’ return to action. What many people did not see was the hard work and determination Alexander showed for a decade to reach that moment.
More than 200 students will participate in an All-Star Marching Band that will perform with the Marching Blazers during the UAB vs. Coastal Carolina University football halftime show, entertaining a crowd of thousands in Birmingham's Legion Field Stadium. Kickoff is at noon Central time.
Complaining of headaches: When children overly strain their eyes to focus, this causes headaches over extended periods of time.
ProAssurance says it is giving the money to establish the ProAssurance Endowed Chair for Physician Wellness, an academic chair that will support a research team that will address stress and pressure issues that doctors face.
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