The collaboration among UAB, University of Wisconsin and Duke University will use bioengineered stem cells and bioengineered tissue to treat heart failure after heart attacks.
Changes in the classroom and on the state and federal levels are needed to help early childhood educators best serve children from diverse family structures.
Pat Patrician and Ph.D. student Pauline Swiger receive TriService Nursing grants.
Alys Stephens Center’s GlobalFest offers free lectures at noon daily Oct. 3-5, and free Latin dance lessons and an outdoor concert and dance party with Tiempo Libre on Oct. 6.
A UAB crowdfunded study of Narcan to reverse heroin overdoses has funded 350 naloxone kits and reversed nine overdoses.
Improved production of stem cells is vital if they are to achieve their promise for medical research and disease treatments like transplantation, creating patient-specific cell-replacement therapies to treat neurological diseases, heart ailments, blood diseases and diabetes.
The Saratov Philharmonic Orchestra has invited Yakov Kasman to perform Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 as a soloist to open its 70th concert season.
best of 2016Record student recruitment and retention gains have vaulted UAB enrollment from a previous high of 18,698 in 2014 to 19,535, with key increases mirroring targeted initiatives to attract and retain freshmen, Honors College, Blazing Start, international and transfer students, and officials say it is just the beginning.

The unique academic experiences available to students in the UAB Honors College are expanding with the selection of the college’s 2016-2017 Honors Faculty Fellows. 

A UAB nurse is working to expand the Hospital Elder Life Program as the focus of her fellowship with the Gerontological Nursing Leadership Academy. 

Complications of diabetes can lead to blindness, yet only 29.9 percent of diabetic patients studied adhered to recommendations to have an eye examination. 

Exacerbations of COPD, particularly mild COPD, lead to a decline in lung function in smokers, according to new research from UAB.

The documentary “Pray the Devil Back to Hell,” featuring Leymah Gbowee, will be screened Thursday, Sept. 22, in the Hill Student Center Alumni Theatre at 3:30 p.m.

Kevin Spencer, a world-renowned illusionist, is a leading authority on the therapeutic use of magic tricks in special education and rehabilitation. His free Alys Stephens Center show is also a sensory-friendly performance.

Computing challenges are found across the UAB campus, from physics and neurology to genetics and the microbiome. Alabama’s most advanced supercomputer is now at UAB, making it possible to solve these challenges. 

best of 2016After major investments in information technology infrastructure — bringing the fastest supercomputer in Alabama to campus — UAB can now execute tasks in a couple of hours that took an entire day just a year ago. 

Gakumo among scholars chosen for NIA Butler–Williams Scholars Program 

The UAB School of Nursing has received more than $5.15 million in external funding for the 2016-17 academic year to help support students in its nationally ranked graduate programs who are preparing for careers as advanced practice nurses, nurse educators and nurse researchers. 

J. Crawford Downs, Ph.D., will research a new wireless system to measure and control fluid pressure around the optic nerve. 

Tworkowski founded To Write Love on Her Arms in 2006 as a nonprofit group dedicated to helping those who suffer from depression, addiction, self-injury and suicidal tendencies.
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