Capers and Singleton will have opportunities to share information on teaching, mentoring and research, as well as on building a career in higher education.

Fast, inexpensive gene sequencing needed to make possible personalized medicine.

The Ada Sue Hinshaw Award is one of the highest honors that can be given to a researcher in the field of nursing who focuses on cancer survivorship.

Getting aerobic exercise, breathing slowly and calling a friend can all help reduce stress, UAB experts said.

Shankar will perform songs from her latest CD, “Traces of You,” accompanied by her band. They will also conduct a free ArtPlay workshop.
Cello virtuoso Yo-Yo Ma will perform a program of Saygun’s “Partita,” “Appalachia Waltz,” George Crumb’s Solo Sonata and Bach’s Suites Nos. 1, 2 and 3.

Tanik brings vast experience in multidisciplinary studies and rapid-development prototype research to the department as it continues to expand.

Grant will allow UAB researchers to study novel therapies for pulmonary fibrosis, a deadly lung disease with no approved treatments.

Sumler, of Flora, Miss., was awarded $2,200 in scholarship money, after winning the Miss UAB title and the talent award for her vocal performance.

UAB releases its first “Knowledge that will change your world” student recruitment ad in phase two of the university’s unified branding campaign.

A staged reading of the 2013 Apsey Play Search winner, presented by Theatre UAB, will be performed Nov. 2.

UAB singers will perform in concert; ticket sales will pay for the Concert Choir’s trip to Latvia for the July 2014 World Choir Games.

The museum will feature the “Question Bridge” exhibit, a transmedia art project that explores black masculinity with video dialogue between black men.

Tripp, an honors student, will receive a cash award of $2,000 while in his senior year studying civil engineering

UAB School of Dentistry partners with UAB School of Nursing and others to treat basic dental needs for the low-income and underserved at no cost

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.
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