Magnetic stimulation therapy is gaining popularity in treating depression and UAB researchers are now looking at a low-magnetic strength version that might be better and cheaper.

Vickers, a surgeon, pancreatic cancer researcher and Alabama native, returns to UAB after chairing the Department of Surgery at the University of Minnesota.
New UAB faculty hopes to implement her successful Ohio HIV/AIDS research, education/prevention program in Birmingham’s African-American churches.

The funds are provided by the Mid-South Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for Health Disparities Research, part of UAB’s Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center.

The historic opening is the culmination of a $30 million renovation project to interactive, multidisciplinary environment that fosters increased collaborative efforts and scientific breakthroughs.

The one hour concert series will begin Sept. 5; the aim is to create a more relaxing, healing environment for patients, guests and caregivers.

Experience the music of Beethoven, Brahms and Chopin up close and personal in ArtPlay’s grand parlor, with a performance by Cicely Parnas Aug. 29.

Two film projects will debut on Aug. 28.

A partnership between UAB and BBVA Compass takes students to Spain and back for career training.

Helen Shores Lee and Joanice Thompson honored for community service by UAB’s Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center.

Enjoy a series of free events, including lectures, screenings, exhibitions and performances, as part of the CAS 50 Years Forward commemoration in September.

Physician assistant students to use MedSnap’s mobile app to verify patient meds and prevent dangerous interactions.

UAB anthropology professor’s use of satellite technology to find and map archaeological sites embodies “the new age of exploration.”

The event is one of many during Welcome Week, celebrating students’ return to campus for the fall semester.

Big names in ground vehicle dynamics and performance to address UAB-sponsored conference.
Heading back to the classroom can make some children anxious, but UAB experts say good communication can help ease back-to-school fears.

The School of Medicine will hold its White Coat Ceremony for first-year medical students at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18.

Mönkemüller is an innovator and pioneer in gastrointestinal endoscopy and is a member of editorial boards for several top journals.

Stoll will be recognized during the 2013 American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals annual meeting in October.

The paper is based primarily on data from UAB’s Spinal Cord Injury Model System Database.

Vattoth is a scientist in UAB’s Comprehensive Neuroscience Center.

UAB’s Liver Center will host its 9th biennial conference Sept. 19-20 at the Hyatt Regency-Wynfrey Hotel in Birmingham.

For teachers and parents of a child with ADHD, the beginning of school leads to new challenges and opportunities for learning.

CPS-3 gives the general public the opportunity to help scientists understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer.

Distinguished faculty throughout the college will present topical lectures on issues that range from cinema to math to racial disparities.

The Cancer Center will host free special events for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers Aug. 19-23 at 1824 6th Ave. South.

“What Lies Beneath: Roman Empire,” a documentary following UAB’s Sarah Parcak as she uncovers long-buried sites identified from space using remote-sensing technology, will air Aug. 12 on the Science Channel.
The new work by composer Yotam Haber will feature a short film, archival audio recordings, music performed by the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and a female chorus.
Essix will perform new, original compositions and hand-picked covers which musically chart the growth and healing of his hometown 50 years on from 1963.
A winner will be selected from seven finalists who have designed outdoor sculptures for the university’s Barker Outdoor Sculpture Competition.

The BAT measures students’ knowledge in eight key areas: math, analytical reasoning, analysis of charts and graphs, news analysis, economics, global markets, analysis of financial statements and investment banking.

UAB hosting new support group for breastfeeding mothers

UAB MHRC teaming with local church association to improve health

In addition to improving the health of its children, this effort also helps with sustainability – which is a part of UAB’s overall goals.

The grant will provide physicians a more targeted approach to treating the most commonly diagnosed form of breast cancer, estrogen receptor positive (ER+).

UAB School of Nursing opens once-closed clinic, offering Bessemer community and The Foundry’s residents affordable care

Program is only one of its kind in Alabama.
Study examines how HIV affects the health of women.

Chapman has been on staff since 2008 and has been named chief of neuroradiology

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Etty (Tika) Benveniste will be president of the American Society of Neurochemistry through 2015.

Doug Baulos and alumnus Trent Thomas created window art for the artist-run, non-profit visual arts organization; a free reception is planned Sept. 6.

Shevde-Samant has been elected a member of the Chemo/Dietary Prevention Study Section for the Center for Scientific Review

School of Business students led teams from local high schools in researching ways the movement affected business in the city.

A good night’s sleep and filling breakfast means more for your child’s academic performance than you may think.

Enroll in the Cancer Prevention Study-3

UAB School of Nursing Nightingale exhibit offers timeless leadership lessons relevant to the future of nursing and health care.

Researchers seek to develop interventions that will enhance the quality of life after treatment.

UAB faculty, students care for elderly in state’s only retirement community based full service dental clinic.

The ultimate goal of this work is to use findings to aid the development of an effective HIV vaccine to prevent infection.

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