More than 800 students will walk at the Dec. 14 UAB fall commencement ceremonies.
Santa just happens to have a lot of risk factors for diabetes, and UAB has some suggestions to keep him coming to town for a long time.

UAB kicks off a nine-day blood drive at UAB Hospital and Highlands Hospital.

Is a common type of heart failure an autoimmune disease?

The event, which features live talks in the spirit of the TED experience, is themed “Rediscover the Magic of Birmingham."

The SSMA is an inclusive professional community of researchers and teachers who promote research, scholarship and practice that improves school science and mathematics and advances the integration of science and mathematics.
Ford’s book presents studies of various kinds of liars, including pathological liars, con artists and people who deliberately injure themselves in order to fake illness.
Heaton recently developed a Department of Transportation medical examiner certification review course sponsored by the UAB School of Nursing.

UAB cardiologists available at Acton Road for diagnostic evaluation, consultation in neighborhood setting with no physician referral required.

Medical professionals worldwide can turn to a new UAB online learning channel for the latest in continuing education.

December 03, 2013

UAB names new chair of Biology

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Steven Austad, Ph.D., is the new chair of the Department of Biology.

December 03, 2013

UAB names chair of Social Work

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David Pollio, Ph.D., is the new chair for the Department of Social Work.
Thanksgivukkah: Rare calendar event means first day of Hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving this year, setting up for an exciting celebration, educational opportunity.

“Walking the Camino” is an up-close look at pilgrims from all walks of life as they attempt to cross country on foot along the path of the Camino de Santiago.

UAB marks the grand opening of Alabama’s largest nuclear magnetic resonance facility.

Weakened immune systems due to diseases like cancer cause increased risk of severe complications from the flu virus — experts advise vaccine shot, not mist.

PNP Therapeutics, UAB and Southern Research Institute work abolishes otherwise unmanageable human cancers in preclinical rodent studies.

Recurring themes emerge throughout Florence Nightingale letters, including health and sanitation reform, collaborative partnerships, advocacy for public health.

UAB researchers, a National Weather Service office and the state public health department seek to design an alert system that better protects public from extreme heat.
A bioptic telescope, and the expertise of the UAB Driving Assessment Clinic, can help people with low vision get a driver’s license.
New this season: Robert Cray, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Taj Mahal, Ailey II, John Prine, Light Dreams II and Steve Martin with Edie Brickell.

A national group of leading scientists, including one University of Alabama at Birmingham expert, says fewer people are dying of stroke, but the mechanisms remain unknown.



Callahan Eye Hospital is working to bring this Birmingham visual landmark back to its initial, colorful glory after 30 years of sun exposure.
The goal of the grant is to develop a new technique based on nanomaterial sorbents that allows accurate sampling of gases and vapors at low levels for measuring workers’ exposure.
This work will focus on a protein that is unique to the eye and is required for sight.
Callahan Eye Hospital was also recognized by Press Ganey for patient satisfaction in 2010 and 2011.
The UAB School of Education has launched a community learning collaborative with area schools.
The UAB Callahan Eye Hospital celebrates its 50th anniversary as Alabama’s only eye specialty hospital.
Join the fuzzy canine residents of Dogtown for four shows as they learn the true meaning of the season when a cat moves into town.
How does a UAB cybersecurity expert protects his own smartphone? Here are the risks you need to know.
November 20, 2013

Five flu myths debunked

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Researchers at Southern Research Institute and UAB tackle five common myths about the flu, and stress the importance of getting a flu shot.
Pristine Andy Warhol prints will join more than 150 Warhol Polaroids and black-and-white photos gifted to UAB in 2008.
New classes have been added at ArtPlay for every age group, and registration is open now for the winter/spring 2014 session.
UAB Concert and Chamber choirs and Brass Ensembles will perform with the Magic City Choral Society and Calera, Gardendale, Ramsay and White Plains high school choirs.
Proceeds will benefit the Zeta community service scholarship.
The event will highlight the hardships, trials and commitments made by the participants to follow the orders of the program and discuss how they continue to thrive today.
This year is the centennial of Proust's "Swann's Way."
The concert will feature live performances of original, computerized, computer assisted and electroacoustic music by advanced music tech students.
UAB’s Critical Care Transport team practices regularly for what they hope never happens … a plane or ambulance crash.
As a member of the School of Medicine senior leadership team, Toni Leeth will work to ensure growth goals outlined in AMC21, the UAB Medicine strategic plan, are being met.
UAB Hospital staff hopes gift will jump-start program that will continue to provide food for families in need during their child’s hospital stay.
This group, newly established as an AES committee, is charged with promoting and tracking progress in areas targeted as potential epilepsy benchmarks by NINDS.
Steele is an award-winning professor who has published several essays on Thomas Jefferson.
The book, which was first published in 1990, includes an in-depth look at famous past medical ethics cases.
The award is given by The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology.
The Volunteer Service Award recognizes a current member who has generously contributed his or her time and energy to advance the mission of the association and the profession.
James McClintock is the Polar and Marine Biology Endowed Professor at UAB.
Take 6 also will lead a Community Sing, a free event featuring a call-and-response sing-along and an exploration of jazz, gospel and a cappella music.
UAB Opera will perform Mozart’s comedic opera “La finta semplice” in Italian with English supertitles at 7:30 p.m. Nov 21-22.
Assistant dean of Graduate Medical Education says election to post a “huge honor” for him professionally.
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