Two young Alabama women formed a bond over a rare germ cell cancer affecting only 1,000 women across the United States.
Cutting-edge technology and research brings national attention to UAB.
Human trafficking is the world’s fastest-growing criminal industry, ensnaring 20-plus million people in modern slavery — even in Birmingham. UAB Honors College students investigate the problem’s economic, social, political and psychological roots to separate fact from fiction.
Kevin Franks will earn his degree in mechanical engineering this weekend, becoming the sixth family member to graduate from UAB.
Understanding how people respond to aspirin is key in terms of knowing who will benefit from it.
Two UAB students will travel to other institutions and take part in a research project as part of the Amgen Scholars program.
Understanding how people respond to aspirin is key in terms of knowing who will benefit from it.
Inmates at a U.S. jail who'd used LSD, mushrooms or ecstasy were less likely to commit acts of domestic violence after release, researchers report.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and Department of Ophthalmology will host the 2016 Annual Clinical and Research Symposium on May 13-14 at the Westin Birmingham.
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.
New improvements and enhancements will enable the Alys Stephens Center to transform the Jemison Concert Hall into a proscenium theater perfect for larger dance performances, and the center will be fully re-carpeted with the original design and materials.
The city will give the UAB football program five yearly installments of $500,000 each.
UAB School of Nursing Professor David Vance, Ph.D., received a five-year, $2.86 million R01 grant to test ways of improving cognitive function in older adults with HIV.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has developed a statewide coalition to increase uptake of HPV vaccinations in Alabama.
Adam Gordon, O.D., discusses blue light, including the lack of clinical evidence in advertisements overstating dangers, as well as the effects of blue light on sleep and eye discomfort.
With a legacy of leadership, UAB National Pan-Hellenic Council has demonstrated exemplary service and commitment to academic excellence for many years.
The Alabama Organ Center moved into a new 8,710-square-foot office space at UAB last year that includes two ICU bays, two organ and tissue recovery suites, and lab services. The AOC has also opened its in-house donor recovery center.
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, led by biology professor Thane Wibbels and doctoral student Elizabeth Bevan, believe they have a more accurate and substantially higher estimate for the Kemp's historic population size.
Joining SARA enables the university to expand access to online programs and open doors for more students to take classes at UAB.
The facility will enable new distracted-driving research, addressing a major public health issue that is a leading cause of highway and traffic-related injuries and death.
Chapman’s new works were inspired by the 108 days the family spent waiting for his daughter’s heart transplant. Also featured are works made by his daughter and her fellow pediatric heart patients as they awaited organ transplants.
UAB Health System helps faculty and staff be ready for emergencies during Spring PrepareAthon.
Celebrate spring with the UAB/Red Cross Blood Drive.
These immature granule cell neurons are thought to increase pattern discrimination, even though they are a small proportion of the granule cells in the dentate gyrus. But it is not clear how they contribute.
If confirmed, the discoveries would add to the single known Viking settlement in the New World, located at L'Anse aux Meadows on the northern tip of Newfoundland.
The awards recognize the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world.
Tiffany Reed, an early childhood and elementary education major, will be honored at the 2016 Alabama Alpha Delta Kappa convention in Birmingham.
Sophomore David Kovakas and freshman Dionna Walker will travel to Japan this summer to study abroad.
The UAB Division of Rheumatology and Immunology and the Division of Cardiovascular Disease look at effects of Allopurinol in healthy adults age 18-40.
Jones, of Prattville, graduates April 30 with a dual degree in music and theater with honors and heads to the University of Illinois for a Master of Music degree this fall.

Researchers have proposed a model that resolves a seeming paradox in one of the most intriguing areas of the brain, exploring how immature granule cells in the dentate gyrus appear able to enhance pattern separation due to lesser synaptic connectivity than mature cells.

UAB School of Medicine alumnus uses his talents and his faith to give the gift of sight to those in Kenya and Alabama.
Students will learn about the different causes and issues facing those in the Birmingham community. They will identify a cause that impassions them to write and speak their minds in a variety of written formats including blogs, editorials, poetry, pamphlets, public service announcements and film.
MBA/MPH dual-degree program aims to equip public health professionals with business savvy.
UAB News introduced Baby JJ and the Burford family to the public in 2015. After two difficult surgeries in his first year of life, Jeremiah reaches a milestone in his road to recovery.
Extraverted older adults and conscientious, curious teens may be more likely to engage in risky driving behavior, while agreeable teens are less likely to drive distracted, according to new research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The UAB football team is getting some major support from the Birmingham business community.
UAB professor leads study in Brazil to help further understand the effects of Zika virus during pregnancy.
Workshops and seminars targeted to female surgeons are planned from 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday, April 26.
Presented by the College of Arts and Sciences and the Collat School of Business, the series will bring music business professionals to speak and work with students, faculty and the community.
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Fiesta Ball will support the work of young cancer research scientists and patient and family services.
Four UAB faculty members are named to endowed chair or professorship positions by the Board of Trustees.
Elizabeth Bevan receives $15,000 award to continue marine research in pursuit of doctoral degree at UAB.
Courtney Walker becomes UAB’s 21st Goldwater Scholarship recipient.
Customized deep-coverage, next-generation sequencing will replace the current state-of-the-art approach.
More than 1,800 students are expected to graduate in spring 2016, with an estimated 1,100 expected to walk in the day’s two ceremonies.
The UAB Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will host a series of summer camps designed to give students an immersive experience in electronics and robotics, as well as in programming various smart devices, including game design.
Palliative care helps patients get the most out of life, whether they’re newly diagnosed, a survivor, or nearing the end of their journey. UAB’s palliative care pioneers provide a fresh look at the fast-growing specialty and its emphasis on listening, choices, patient goals, and quality of life.
UAB’s new REACT Center is the national coordinating center for six centers designed to promote research and train scientists and clinicians in the medical rehabilitation field.
Theatre UAB, the performance company of the College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Theatre, presents "Spring Awakening" from April 13-17. The production includes music by Duncan Sheik and book and lyrics by Steven Sater and is directed by Head of Musical Theatre Valerie Accetta, MFA, with musical direction by Carolyn Violi.
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