UAB and VICIS have each made major strides in developing next generation football helmets in response to the growing concussion crisis, and they have partnered to combine expertise and intellectual property to bring more effective helmets to the market.
The program, designed to quickly produce a new teaching force of highly qualified STEM instructors, is growing at a rapid rate.
The Department of Music’s annual Trumpet Symposium will feature two free concerts at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, and 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, in the Hulsey Recital Hall.
Our understanding of what’s healthy can evolve, which is why dietary guidelines are regularly updated to reflect the latest science — and no longer say breakfast can help with weight control.
This study shows how stress blocks the release of an anti-anxiety neuropeptide in the brain, and it could pave the way for new therapeutic targets for PTSD.
A significant new study by The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, including a UAB physician-scientist, uncovers genetic mutations of cervical cancer that hold a key to targeting and treating the disease.
Bhambhvani, a psychiatry and School of Medicine student, will receive funding to pursue a biological science graduate degree at the University of Cambridge if selected.
UAB’s Benevolent Fund is accepting grant applications for the Local Agency Grant from area nonprofit organizations through March 3.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has received a $16 million NCI renewal grant to advance cancer disparities research and reduce mortality rates among underserved populations.
From the UAB Piano Series and Chamber Music @ AEIVA to dozens of free concerts and recitals by students and faculty, the UAB Department of Music offers a new season of outstanding performances.
The American Academy of Neurology panel determined that fMRI can provide more specific brain mapping before epilepsy surgery across a range of circumstances that were individually evaluated, with detailed recommendations.
Dr. Jayme Locke, a recent Top 40 Under 40 honoree, was selected for the James IV Traveling fellowship, which aims to promote communication and collaboration in the surgical community.
CRISPR, or Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats, is essentially a pair of molecule-sized programmable scissors—scissors that work on the DNA inside living cells. In the few years since scientists have refined the technology, CRISPR has revolutionized gene editing.
Until now, a team of late-shift clinical technologists in the University of Alabama at Birmingham analyzed between 4,000 and 5,000 tubes of blood every night, providing information to help guide patient care, while keeping watch for abnormal test results that require immediate notification to clinicians.
UAB kidney transplant surgeon will travel abroad as an ambassador representing the United States and share knowledge with peers in the surgical community. 
David Allison, a biostatistician at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, tested the "sexercise" theory - that sex can be exercise - but found that sex lasted only six minutes on average, burning a paltry 20 or so calories.
Thanks to the popular TV show Blacklist, America is becoming familiar with CRISPR, a revolutionary gene-editing tool. UAB scientists and students explain how it works — and how they are using these “molecular scissors” to cut a path toward genetic cures for sickle cell and brain diseases
UAB and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute will host “A Dialogue on Civility and Decoding Activism in the 21st Century” from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at UAB’s Heritage Hall.
I’m not talking about supplementing your meal with a workout. Instead, I’m talking about changing up your schedule because when you eat may be just as important as what you eat when it comes to weight control.

 

VOCALOSITY features some of today’s chart-topping hits in brand-new arrangements; but no genre of music is off limits, from doo-wop to Bruno Mars. One lucky a cappella group can perform as the opening act and receive complimentary tickets.
Hoover High School’s First Edition Jazz Band on Wednesday, Jan. 18, is scheduled to open for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (led by Wynton Marsalis) at the Alys Stephens Center in Birmingham.
Karen Meneses, Ph.D., has been named the 2016 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, the highest honor bestowed by the UAB Academic Health Center.
Hundreds of UAB and Lawson State students will volunteer throughout the Birmingham community as a part of the MLK Day of Service event hosted by UAB’s Leadership and Service Council.
A new eight-week FreshStart! program is set for Jan. 26-March 16 to help cancer survivors make healthier lifestyle choices.
The documentary will screen Jan. 19 at 4:30 p.m. in the UAB Hill Student Center Alumni Theatre. 
UAB recognizes U.S. Attorney Vance for her leadership in addressing the heroin epidemic in northern Alabama.
Eating exclusively between the hours of 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. might help you lose weight more easily, according to a small study by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The CRC program offers students in long-term recovery a safe space for peer-to-peer support and accountability, social support and mentoring, guidance toward academic self-efficacy, and community service and leadership opportunities.
A systematic review from the University of Alabama at Birmingham shows that routinely opting for a repeat cesarean delivery over first attempting a vaginal delivery may result in excess morbidity and cost from a population perspective for women with a prior low transverse incision cesarean delivery who are likely to have a successful vaginal delivery.
When medication doesn't effectively control epilepsy, surgery may be recommended. Doctors can remove the part of the brain that triggers seizures or use certain procedures to control seizure activity.
More evidence suggests it may not be all about what you eat, but when you eat that will help you control your weight.
The new UAB Integrative Medicine Clinic will provide conventional medical care with complementary approaches to tackle the biological, social and spiritual aspects of health and illness.
UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine has two exercise studies underway, one for patients needing joint replacement and one to boost muscle in seniors.
For women with a prior low transverse incision cesarean delivery, the decision to undergo a vaginal delivery or elect to have a repeat cesarean delivery has important clinical and economic ramifications.
What identity theft, insider trading, information security breaches, cyberattacks, financial fraud and terrorism all have in common is the devices used to carry out such acts all leave behind digital “footprints.”  Digital forensics is a fast-growing industry, and UAB’s new degree program combines criminal justice and computer science.
UAB surgeons performed 385 transplants in 2016, and more than 33,600 transplants were performed nationwide.
UAB-led Research to appear in American Journal of Preventive Medicine suggests that linking electronic health records with social determinants of health and environmental measures could help researchers understand the causes of obesity and chronic disease and suggest strategies for addressing the disparities in these conditions.
ERAS, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, is making a big difference for UAB surgical patients.
A seven-year effort led by a UAB neurologist has established the first guidelines for the use of fMRI in epilepsy surgery.
Lovers of contemporary art should make a point to visit the Abroms-Engel Institute for Visual Arts at UAB beginning in late January. The museum will offer an impressive array of contemporary art, with two large gallery exhibitions and its first-ever artist residency.
The study that tested early time-restricted feeding (eTRF) on humans found that this meal-timing strategy reduced swings in hunger and altered fat and carbohydrate burning patterns, which may help with losing weight.
The fair will feature performances by local musicians, the work of local artists, performances of slam poetry and booths by departments within the School of Medicine.
For the first time in humans, it has been reported that eating early in the day lessens daily swings in hunger and changes the 24-hour pattern of fat oxidation and energy metabolism, which may aid in weight loss.
Children encountering academic problems post-concussion are also likely to be suffering vision problems, which were "commonly" reported in concussed children, according to a cross-sectional cohort study in the American Academy of Optometry's journal, Optometry and Vision Science.
Last year, Saini – known as Div by his colleagues – decided to donate a kidney to someone in need as part of the UAB Kidney Chain. 
The UAB study, an updated meta-analysis of the use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators for non-ischemic cardiomyopathy, provides further support to the current American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology guidelines and challenges the recently published DANISH trial.
For women with a prior low transverse incision cesarean delivery, the decision to undergo a vaginal delivery or elect to have a repeat cesarean delivery has important clinical and economic ramifications.
Commissioned by the BMA, the to-scale replica of its newly remodeled galleries is a tool to help curators plan exhibitions and more. It was used for the upcoming Jan. 28 exhibition “Third Space /shifting conversations about contemporary art.”
UAB is among the nation’s best in several online programs, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs available at usnews.com.
Common errors in research are detailed in a peer-reviewed paper that is among the best comment pieces of the year.
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