Becker’s Hospital Review ranks the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center as one of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with great oncology programs in America. 

Exercise is a key to better health, and UAB is teaming up with local partners to encourage people to get outside and be active in their local parks. 

In celebration of its first 20 years and with an eye toward the next decade, the Alys Stephens Center, led by new Executive Director Anna M. Thompson, has finely crafted a year of arts experiences for 2016 and 2017.

“As long as the chemical is staying in the eye, it’s continuing to burn, and the longer it’s there, the bigger the problem,” said Dr. Cecil J. McCollum, an ophthalmologist and the director of emergency services at Callahan Eye Hospital at U.A.B. in Birmingham, Ala. “Initial irrigation is so important.”

The documentary “Human Trafficking in Birmingham” will be screened Thursday, Sept. 15, at 6:30 p.m. in Heritage Hall Room 102. 

A UAB study that is the first of its kind found that a tiny RNA — miR-124-3p — appears to play a role in producing major depression. 

The Vulcan Awards recognize Henna Budhwani, Ph.D., for her ongoing efforts to improve health outcomes in the United States and internationally.

Clinical and epidemiological data are combined with sociology and anthropology to better understand preterm birth in the United States compared to Canada, the United Kingdom and other Western European countries.

UAB and local businesses honor a late, inspiring wheelchair user by donating a custom wheelchair in his name to a deserving recipient.

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.

UAB Hospital was honored with a Gift of Life award for educational efforts provided to patients, families and the community and for donor family recognition by the AOC.

The Explorers Club chose UAB’s James McClintock for a fellowship in international exploration for significant scientific contributions. 

The third salon, “Arts & Humanities,” is planned for Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 6-7:30 p.m. in the UAB Department of Art and Art History’s Project Space. The featured panelists will be music producer, conductor and University Professor of Music Henry Panion III, Ph.D., documentary filmmaker Michele Forman, and poet Adam Vines, all UAB faculty members.
In celebration of its 20th anniversary, UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents powerful and provocative BANDALOOP in residence for a free inside/outside performance.

A new partnership between the UAB School of Health Professions and the Interaction Advisory Group provides curriculum and training for law enforcement, first responders and more to interact with people who have special needs. 

This NIH-funded conference is part of UAB’s effort to engage and retain neuroscience graduate students from underrepresented ethnic and racial groups across the United States.

UAB clinical psychologist Josh Klapow, Ph.D., discusses the importance of evaluating activities and setting ground rules to keep from getting overbooked.

The Birmingham 101 series will focus on the history and significance of area neighborhoods through the lens of local high schools, their graduates and – for many – their ties to UAB.

Perched on the Campus Recreation Center’s 36-foot climbing wall, UAB students find a new community along with a physical and mental workout. Join members of the UAB Climbing Club as they shed light on the growing competitive sport and share essential tips for beginners.

UAB’s selection was based on its exemplary diversity and inclusion initiatives and its broad concept of diversity.

Researchers have turned a malicious application into a defense mechanism for attacks on motion sensors in mobile devices

Adam Beck, M.D., has been named director of surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy at UAB.

"War and Other Disasters," by artist Luis Cruz Azaceta, runs from September 9-December 17 at the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts (AEIVA), part of the UAB College of Arts and Sciences. 

A significant new UAB study published in Cancer shows that key socioeconomic factors, not race, affect survival of younger multiple myeloma patients.   

The UAB Department of Music presents student and faculty performances, the UAB Piano Series with Eric Zuber, UAB Gospel Choir, Chamber Music @ AEIVA, UAB Opera and more.

UAB-developed technology supports a globe-spanning partnership that links pediatric neurosurgeons at UAB and Children’s of Alabama with those in Vietnam to enhance epilepsy care for Vietnamese children.

With 12 associates, the UAB Health System Cancer Community Network integrates patients, collaboration and community to change the way cancer care is delivered in the region. 

UAB is one of only two universities approved for 2016 by the National Science Foundation as an official Center for Health Organization Transformation site, and is one of only six CHOT University Sites in the United States.

An upcoming symposium at UAB focuses on behavioral therapies to help patients with Parkinson’s disease. 

Works by UAB Department of Art and Art History photography students are now showcased in UAB’s Heritage Hall.

This is the second potential diagnostic application for an investigational biomarker, and discussions are underway with industry partners to develop an assay from this UAB technology.

"One of the main challenges we faced kind of post Arab Spring, post 2011, is simply a lack of stability in the Middle East," said UAB's Sarah Parcak, Ph.D. "Many archeological sites that would have been well guarded have actually been affected by looting."

Hitting the gym after a mentally demanding workday may help you eat less, according to a study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Health experts have identified some key factors for patients to survive different kinds of cancer. In a new U.S. study, experts have pointed out that income and educational background could be identified as factors to consider patients' survival against bone marrow cancer multiple myeloma.

UAB's Collat School of Business is now offering a new bachelor's degree option in human resource management.

UAB Advanced Nurse Coordinator Freda Centor recommends room sharing, not bed sharing. She suggests bringing a bassinet, crib or even a pack 'n play in the bedroom and placing beside the parent's bed.

The Addiction Recovery Program at UAB is adding beds and staff to better handle an influx of patients struggling with addiction to opioids and other IV drugs.

On May 21, 2017, Itzhak Perlman, who has garnered 16 Grammy awards, four Emmys and a Presidential Medal of Freedom, returns to celebrate ASC’s 20th anniversary season.

A UAB expert recommends international travelers consult with a physician four to six weeks prior to travel and learn medical risks and how to prevent illness while abroad. 

For a second summer, Maria Onatunde traveled to UAB from Florida to participate in UAB's PARAdiGM program, which offers in-depth research experience for undergraduates from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds.
An Iowa college student with dreams of being a physician gleaned invaluable experience and inspiration out of a short summer the intensive research and clinical environment offered through UAB’s Biomedical Sciences Undergraduate Research Program.
A pair of researchers from UAB are working on a project to determine the feasibility of producing a wearable personal cloud, and have presented a prototype "cloud jacket" to illustrate the notion.
Black patients were almost twice as likely as white patients to have alcohol or smoking as a cause of their chronic pancreatitis, according to recent findings published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology by UAB's Charles Mel Wilcox, MD, MSPH, and colleagues.
Performance that will change your world: Talented young artists in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Theatre will create and perform in five main-stage plays, plus tour group shows around the state.
See works by UAB Department of Art and Art History faculty on display, and enjoy monthly coffee breaks with presenting faculty at Workspace, located at the AEIVA.

As the nation battles an increase in opioid addiction, UAB Hospital’s Addiction Recovery Program expands to meet the need.

As part of National Recovery Month, UAB and regional partners will host the Birmingham Recovery Walk on Sept. 10

The new HR management degree is now enrolling students.

The Quimby Award honors American Association of Physicists in Medicine members with notable careers and outstanding achievements in medical physics.   

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Leymah Gbowee gave an inspiring lecture on Sept. 29 to mark the opening of the UAB Institute for Human Rights.

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