Cystic fibrosis lung cells were restored to 50 percent of healthy function in work that provides the first evidence that novel therapeutic strategies for human patients can be identified based on yeast studies.
Recruitment for the trial continues as Myers discusses the benefits she received from participating and the knowledge she has gained to take control of her health care.
School of Nursing Assistant Professor Pamela Bowen hopes to address the issue of physical activity in African-Americans in the South through a new study.
The new chair named to lead UAB’s Department of Pathology has a strong background in personalized medicine, clinical care and basic science research.
Wei Zhang, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and colleagues examined whether TRIB3 mediates GIIR in diabetes using muscle-specific TRIB3 overexpressing (MOE) and knockout (MKO) mice.
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have identified key risk factors associated with patient readmission within 30 days after pediatric neurosurgery in a recent study published in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics.
The latest in quite a long history of women being forced or pressured to dress in such a way that damages their health, restricts their movement and prizes male perception over dignity and the value of their contribution to work.
What if you could find out if you were at risk of becoming depressed or even suicidal? Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are working to do just that.
The safety barriers have been staples at NASCAR and IndyCar tracks in the United States for more than a decade. The SAFER Barrier was developed by University of Alabama at Birmingham mechanical engineering professor Dr. Dean Sicking after the death of NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt in 2001.
Veteran educator Dana Jacobson will serve as the state’s ambassador for public education and teaching for the 2016-2017 school year. Eleven out of the last 16 Alabama Teacher of the Year awardees are graduates of the UAB School of Education.
Eleven students in the Public Relations program, a specialization within the Department of Communication Studies, brought home a total of 16 awards at the state conference of the Public Relations Council of Alabama on April 20.
LOCAL is a free event designed to share the best of Alabama, outdoors on the ASC’s Engel Plaza. Shop, eat, visit and listen to music — it’s a perfect event for families, groups and anyone who calls Alabama home.
UAB engineering professor Dean Sicking’s SAFER Barriers will be installed at the historic Le Mans Race Circuit.
Identifying a stable outlook and UAB’s very strong enterprise and financial profile, S&P Global Ratings has raised its rating on various series of general revenue bonds issued by The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees on behalf of UAB.
UAB helps make Alabama one of the best places to practice medicine.
Marie Bakitas, DNSc, associate director and senior scientist at the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care, was recently recognized for continued outstanding work in the palliative care field.
Madeline Harris and Kristen Noles centered their careers on caring for patients at UAB Hospital; now they celebrate five years of breast cancer survivorship for Noles.
Hunter Drinkard of Creola, Samantha Fry of Mobile and Cailet Hardtmann-Huckabee of Huntsville will attend UAB this fall after earning four-year scholarships.
Researchers from UAB, Emory and Microsoft demonstrate that HIV has evolved to be pre-adapted to the immune response, worsening clinical outcomes in newly infected patients.
The new Division of Congenital Cardiac Anesthesiology represents a move to more fully align and integrate with other clinical divisions that provide care for congenital cardiac patients at Children’s of Alabama.
The production includes radio interviews restaged as dance pieces, plus stories from the lives of each of the three performers. The result is a funny, lively and heartfelt evening of dance and stories.
A study published in Pediatrics examines the inpatient health care utilization of rural children as compared to nonrural children, specifically the higher cost of hospitalization and increased frequency of readmissions.
Big data provides insight into patient readmission after pediatric neurosurgery.
In appreciation for the artist Yaacov Agam’s long history with the region, “Metamorphic” pulls entirely from private collections in and around Birmingham.
Lynda Welker has experienced many hardships, but the Kirklin family has helped her live a full life.
Young children with developmental delays or disabilities rely on a team — from special education teachers to physical and occupational therapists — to help them succeed. Go inside the UAB program dedicated to building that unique team and meet alumni making a difference in the lives of children across Alabama.
Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. on the day of the sale. Items available for sale may be viewed from 8:30 a.m. until noon and from 1-4 p.m. June 9-10.
Presented by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, the exhibition opens June 3 with a performance by the artist and a free opening reception.
An interdisciplinary team from the University of Alabama at Birmingham which works to unravel how the body’s immune system contributes to the development and progression of the pathology in the brain of PD patients, was the first to reveal that disruption of the JAK/STAT pathway using inhibitors commonly called Jakinibs, prevented the neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration seen in PD patients.
A treatment used for depression, Parkinson’s disease and autism shows promise to alleviate obesity in binge-eating disorder patients. tDCS is a type of neuromodulator that delivers constant, low-current electricity to a targeted portion of the brain.
UAB researchers will use a $1.8 million grant to look at single cells for altered expression of the interferon gamma receptor gene.
VA Research support for UAB clinicians and scientists has been important for six decades.
Researchers at UAB look to integrate health care within rural communities to improve care for children.

ACOG recognizes G. Wright Bates, M.D., for making a difference and positive impact as a mentor.
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing student Aoyjai Prapanjaroensin, has been named the recipient of this year’s Kathleen C. Brown Scholarship for Emerging Leadership in Occupational Health Nursing.
A team of researchers recently discovered this when they used drones to study population densities of endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles in the Gulf of Mexico. By accident, they also ended up documenting the courtship rituals of a different species, green turtles—the first time this has been done with this technology.
Longtime VP for Research and Economic Development Richard B. Marchase, Ph.D., plans to retire at the end of 2016. During his tenure, UAB annual research expenditures grew from $331 million to $510 million.
A treatment used for depression, Parkinson’s disease and autism shows promise to alleviate obesity in binge-eating disorder patients.
Babyface, “The Story Behind the Songs” will bring together musical reminiscences from throughout his career with behind-the-scenes anecdotes, along with hit music.
Nonprofits, local agencies and UAB offer resources for aging adults at The Successful Aging Expo.
The exhibition, presented by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, features masterpieces of 19th and early 20th century American art selected from the Warners’ private collection.
Antibiotic use in acute and long-term care facilities is a focus of UAB’s antibiotic stewardship program.
Enjoy uniquely Brazilian popular music, with hors d’oeuvres and beverages, in the intimate parlor of the Alys Stephens Center’s historic ArtPlay house.
Daniel Deligio, O.D., treats a rare disease and provides successful treatment plan for Sam Peppers.
Renovations to the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center have begun as the center prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
Results show that JAK/STAT pathway inhibitors may be a new class of therapeutic treatments for patients with Parkinson’s disease. Acting by reducing inflammation, they prevent neurodegeneration in animal models and may be an important new approach to slow progression of the disease.
The undergraduates answered questions on everything from disease outbreaks to community health as they competed against 13 teams from across the country.
Governor Robert Bentley has signed an executive order establishing the initiative to improve the health literacy of Alabamians, and UAB faculty will play an important role.
Do, a student leadership staffer, is among a group of 10 people selected from across the country as “White House Champions of Change for Asian-American and Pacific Islander Art and Storytelling.” He will travel to Washington, D.C., for a two-day visit May 4-5.
Vulcan Solar Power has been selected by the University of Alabama at Birmingham for construction of a commercial-scale solar facility. The solar project is the first undertaken by the university.
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