Yang’s research focuses on a new class of drug PARP inhibitors that interfere with a cancer cell’s ability to repair DNA damage, hastening cell death.

Birmingham native and comedy star Rickey Smiley returns to the ASC for a Magic City Classic weekend Friday night show Oct. 25.

Money raised will go to Optometry Cares, a foundation of the American Optometric Association that works to expand eye health and vision care access to everyone in the United States.

Professor of Piano Yakov Kasman and his daughter, Aleksandra, a UAB freshman, will perform as a duo with Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra.

The book chronicles the history of interstates in this country.

Bodin, an assistant professor, will be presented the Overton Outstanding Educator Award at the 2013 ASNA Convention in Montgomery on Oct. 10.

He recently co-wrote an opinion paper titled “Research Ethics and Geoengineering."

A show of Cracco’s new paintings, which focus on light, will open with a free reception Friday, Nov. 1, at beta pictoris gallery.

The show focuses on student athletes who have built character dealing with adversities.

The event, part of National Health Service Corps Day, is from noon to 1 p.m.

Drug-eluting stents pose no greater risk of major heart attack following non-cardiac surgery than bare metal stents.

UAB selected among top 50 schools for advancing females students in science, technology, engineering and math fields. 

Dancers kick up their heels to support research into healthy aging at the fourth annual UAB Dancing with the Silver Stars.

A modern treatment of the oldest known Greek play, “Big Love” explores justice, violence and the nature of love, with a student and faculty cast.
UAB has joined the Clinton Global Initiative University Network; the Office of Service Learning plans to provide training, resources for student innovators.

The UAB community came out to support the CPS-3, becoming the largest single site enrollment in the United States with 1,209 participants.

Gregory Pence, Ph.D., will discuss “Should We Clone People?”

The event, hosted by the Department of English, will take place at 6 p.m. in the Hulsey Recital Hall, 950 13th St. South.

New institute combines commercialization and experiential learning.

UAB studies zero in on potential biomarkers in muscle tissue for Lou Gehrig’s disease.

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The week will feature speakers, an artist, trainings, a spoken-word performance, classroom lectures and consultation meetings by local and national experts.

Patients in estrogen trial had fewer poor results, and in post-intervention there was a significant decrease in breast cancer.
Brian Cauble, Kathryn B. Freeland, Wendy Gunther-Canada, Ph.D., Ken Jackson and Gregg Janowski, Ph.D., were honored by the NAS Sept. 26.

Gelwix, Wenzel, Awad and Singh were named assistant professors.

Hitchcock is an assistant professor of social work.

Wittig was honored for making significant contributions to the field and having mentored many public relations practitioners in the region.

The women will be honored at the Fund’s Smart Party event, a high-tech cocktail party and fundraiser benefitting The Women’s Fund.

The ASC and ArtPlay will present their first season-long artist collaboration, which begins with an Ailey Revelations Residency Oct. 7-11 for middle school students and teachers.

Scholarships from $100 to $2,000 will be awarded in seven categories; 12 young women will compete for the title plus talent and lifestyle/fitness categories.

Colgate and the National Dental Association Foundation support the award, which is for $10,000.

If telecommuting – or working from home – is an available option, one University of Alabama at Birmingham expert says its perks go beyond working in pajamas.
UAB clinician says those with diabetes should receive the flu vaccine and not the mist, which is not safe for diabetics.
UAB Hospital has received the 2013 Women’s Choice Award for ranking among America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Experience for women.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the BCRFA and other organizations are hosting several local events:

UAB Hospital adds senior vice president of inpatient services position and names former UAB Hospital Interim CEO Anthony Patterson to the position.
Mitochondrial DNA determines oxidant levels and may further explain why some people get sick and others don’t.

Carolyn McKinstry is the author of “While the World Watched,” a memoir that chronicles her life growing up in Birmingham.

Reichart will perform a program of sonatas by Beethoven and Scriabin in the first performance of this season’s series.

Stephen C. Kenny, Ph.D., is an expert in North American history of the 19th and 20th centuries.

UAB's goal is to have 1,201 participate with the intention of breaking the single-site recruitment record of enrolling the most participants.

The Alys Stephens Center presents Natalie Merchant live with the ASO Oct. 18, in a program of her familiar hits plus new works.

This annual award honors individuals who engage in interdisciplinary, collaborative efforts across campus in ways that embody the vision vital to the future of UAB.

Fogger has more than 30 years’ experience as a psychiatric/mental health nurse.

Hodges has served at the state level in leadership positions, as well as nationally on several committees

The program, which offers a major and a minor, promotes an appreciation of the different values and structures of the world’s diverse societies.

Ryder, a student in the University Honors Program, is a double major in biology and anthropology with minors in Middle Eastern studies and chemistry.

Lawrence Sincich, Ph.D., received a $1.81 million NIH National Eye Institute award for work that will lead to better understanding of color perception in the brain.
UAB has been named to the American Council on Education’s 11th Internationalization Laboratory Cohort to expand and enhance opportunities in international initiatives.

UAB researcher to develop medical decision making guide for minority patients with lupus.

A UAB study discovers a pathway used by malignant tumor cells to invade healthy parts of the brain, giving researchers a fresh target for drug discovery.

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