The fund will benefit cancer patients who are facing demonstrable financial hardship to help offset the cost of their treatment.

The theme of this year’s symposium is “Healthcare is getting competitive: Can you win with your cost and quality?”

Active kids and sugary snacks can spell trouble for teeth during the summer.

The foundation was created by Mike Jezdimir, who contracted transverse myelitis (TM) in 1967.

Here’s a round-up of what UAB’s talented Music, Theatre and Art and Art History faculty are doing in Alabama and across the globe while on break from classes.

UAB Medicine names UA Health Services Foundation’s Reid Jones to new COO position.

Biomarkers could tailor preventative or therapeutic aspirin regimens by predicting colorectal cancer patients’ response.

Long-term study shows weight loss improves quality of life but does not decrease cardiovascular complications in Type 2 diabetics.

UAB adds Biomedical Sciences as a major; will train professionals in processes and methods for diagnosing, analyzing and treating diseases.

Bebin is co-director of the UAB Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic and a founding member of the TSC Clinical Research Consortium.

UAB may have found a new approach to countering widespread, cholesterol-related disease in blood vessels.

The Gilman Scholarship Program, established through the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000, offers awards for undergraduates to study abroad.

The new season includes special events commemorating 1963, Rickey Smiley, Anoushka Shankar, David Sedaris, Yo-Yo Ma, Take 6 and more.

See the ASC’s complete fall 2013 season lineup, with new shows just announced. Season tickets now are on sale; single tickets on sale July 8.

Regional politics didn’t change, so the parties did, UAB professor says in a new book.

UAB joins a CDC effort to reduce hepatitis C infection through a screening program in the emergency department.

UAB geriatricians offer some tips to keep elderly adults safe during summer’s high temperatures.

The seminars are part of the UAB Minority Business Training and Development Program.

Health-focused training provides physical and occupational therapists with new skills to help their clients.

Even when kids are out of school, UAB’s Lynn Kirkland has tips on how parents can keep them engaged, interested and ready to learn.

His work in IgA nephropathy and kidney transplantation has resulted in more than 200 publications.

Goldman named also dean emeritus of the School of Engineering.

Edmonds is a recipient of the Ellen Gregg Ingalls/UAB National Alumni Association Lifetime Achievement Award in Teaching.

Pittet joined the UAB faculty in 2010 in the Division of Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine.

He is co-director of the UAB Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics of Musculoskeletal Disorders and associate scientist in the UAB Center for Metabolic Bone Disease.

Jack became dean of the UAB Collat School of Business in April 2013.

With a little help from parents, young musicians can get in the habit of successful practice over the summer and go back to school better than ever.

Birmingham native Tipton joined Southern Research in 2004.

Parents beware: Children’s eye injuries, often from organized sports or swimming, go up in summer.

A Department of Neurosurgery, effective Oct. 1, 2013, will increase the profile of an internationally renowned program.

The new center will replace the Hill University Center (HUC) at the corner of University Boulevard and 14th Street and is expected to be complete for the Fall 2015 semester.

“Arrive Alive: Stop the Texts – Stop the Wrecks!” to be held June 24.

UAB Wellness is conducting “Green Screens” every Friday this summer to help gauge cardiovascular health and provide direction when setting achievable health goals.

Only 61 percent of adults with high cholesterol were aware of their diagnosis, according to the study.

NAPSW promotes and supports excellence in perinatal social work to maximize healthy outcomes for babies and their families.

In this preliminary analysis, the study treatment neither built up in organs and nor destroyed the bone marrow’s ability to make blood cells.

The multiyear program, which provides experience in six finance roles, is designed to cultivate skills in team management, business development and financial analysis.

Ophthalmologists at the UAB Callahan Eye Hospital say fireworks are best left to the professionals.

The event is sponsored by the UAB Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine and Division of CME.

UAB faculty and alumni will discuss topics in occupational health at this two-day event.

UAB Music presents free summer concerts including a patriotic Fourth of July show, while the Gospel Choir concert offers a taste of the islands.

The conference will feature current trends in the field as they relate to fertility and cancer, radiation therapy, fatigue syndrome, survivorship and palliative care.

An abnormal heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, is associated with memory and thinking problems, according to new published research.

A UAB professor offers a checklist for safe play at indoor playgrounds.

Meneses’ research focus is cancer survivorship and interventions to improve quality of life in cancer survivors and their families.

The manual, which has been an important source of forensic dentistry information for more than 20 years, provides comprehensive and up-to-date information.

The award cites Polhill’s work in developing and implementing employee blood collections at UAB beginning in 2007.

“Beyond Sound, the College and Career Guide in Music Technology” offers information on school programs and advice from professionals in the music industry.

June 04, 2013

Jablonsky is committee chair-elect

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The Gerontological Society of America is the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging.

Genetic marker promises to avert severe side effects for African Americans taking blood thinner.

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