UAB researchers find that epigenetic changes associated with chronic obesity alter expression of memory-related genes in the brain.
Recognition of a new pathway may change the treatment of allergic diseases.
UAB cites its accredited police department and investments in safety resources, as well as initiatives in shared responsibility and community partnerships, as reasons data shows crime is much lower than perceived — and lower than many urban and non-urban universities.
A UAB study found that minority Americans who encounter discriminatory sentiments and actions are more likely to experience panic attacks, and smoking or consuming excessive amounts of alcohol were also identified as factors.
The all-female chamber group, best known for presenting new works in diverse settings, is set to perform works by Ned Rorem, Evan K. Chambers and Joan Tower.
UAB is among the first in the United States to offer Pelvalon’s Eclipse System, a nonsurgical therapy for women who suffer from accidental bowel leakage.
More than 400 UAB students performed community service projects around Birmingham as part of a National Day of Service.

Kasman will perform Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich trios Jan. 26, and give preconcert talks prior to performances Feb. 5-6 as part of “Russian Moods.”

Meet a family bound not by blood or name, but by their kidneys in the world’s longest living-donor kidney transplant chain. Discover how science and human kindness come together to save lives.

Research shows blacks are nearly three times more likely to have a stroke at age 45 than whites.
Collat professor Joe Van Matre receives recognition for an outstanding commitment to teaching.
Collat School of Business seeks to give students more experience and strengthen employer relationships.
Celebrate UAB’s diversity and learn about other cultures and experiences at UAB Community Week.

Feel the love with the UAB/Red Cross Blood Drive.

Keith Gurley, Ed.D., assistant professor of educational leadership, is recognized for his professional achievements by the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

A new eight-week FreshStart! program is set for Jan. 21-March 10 to help cancer survivors make healthy lifestyle changes.

Community sewing days at UAB began Jan. 22 at ArtPlay and will continue Jan. 29 and Feb. 27 with the UAB Department of Art and Art History at AEIVA.

Assistant Professor Gordon Fisher, Ph.D., is recognized for his professional achievements that support the ACSM goals.
More than $5.2 million has been paid in UAB’s Finish the Drive campaign to secure $17.2 million pledged to UAB Athletics, exceeding the $4.5 million Jan. 15 goal.
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