UAB Department of Art and Art History students and faculty will help the students bring their one-of-a-kind designs to life during two workshops. The shoes will be auctioned at the Growing Kings Chucks & Tux fundraiser.
Niyaz has become an evolutionary force in contemporary Middle Eastern music by blending medieval Sufi poetry and folk songs from the duo’s native Iran and surrounding Persian Gulf countries with rich acoustic instrumentation and state-of-the-art modern electronics.

Unusual case of teen patient diagnosed with colorectal cancer receives innovative first-in-human clinical trial at UAB, reflecting a unique story of cancer and hope.

A groundbreaking clinical research trial at UAB’s Alabama Vaccine Research Clinic to compare injectable PrEP versus a daily oral regimen for HIV prevention is now recruiting participants. 

During the presentation of “Flat Granny and Me: A Procession in My Mind,” Department of Art and Art History students from Jenny Fine’s class The Collected Narrative will have their own collaborative installations on view.

Antenatal corticosteroids given to high-risk moms are associated with better outcomes for babies born prematurely.

Lynn Hammonds, O.D., a graduate of the UAB School of Optometry, will serve as president of a globally recognized optometry association.
Overall, parents believe their teens are safer than other drivers.
Educators across Alabama are urged to develop a concussion management plan to help concussed children return to the classroom more effectively.
Bevan, Locke, Saag are among 12 speakers who will speak at the annual, independently organized event which will challenge attendees to embrace the event’s theme of possibility.

Ph.D. candidate Kathryn Henley competed against 45 students to win first place at the 3MT Regional Competition in Annapolis, Maryland, on March 5.

With five Grammy awards, including Best R&B Performance, acclaimed recordings and incredible live performances under her belt, Hathaway, born to music royalty, has created a musical legacy all her own.
While artificial lens implants are a successful way of treating congenital cataracts, the unaffected eye needs special attention, too.
The journal's new name, Nelle, pays tribute to Pulitzer Prize-winning author Nelle Harper Lee.
The funding is to help improve the health of underserved communities across the country by increasing access to quality primary health care services.
As Theatre UAB’s musical theater BFA program grows, students are up to the challenge of this sophisticated Stephen Sondheim musical, which includes his most popular song, “Send in the Clowns.”
Eleven students will attend the conference, with registration paid by donors. Exhibitions by student and professional artists are planned at Sloss and around Birmingham, including UAB’s Project Space.
Spring tornado season is here. Prepare for the worst with these suggestions from UAB.
The Alabama Organ Center will co-host the event and help those who attend learn more about organ donation, as well as register anyone interested in becoming a donor upon death.
Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., is one of 100 people named to the community of Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum.

Poemmemoirstory, a nationally recognized literary publication published by the UAB Department of English is being renamed. 

A new study from UAB details the burden of sepsis — widespread infection in the body — in the United States.

March 20, 2017

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Anderson Glover was diagnosed with congenital cataracts when he was 8 months old, but specialized treatment from UAB has provided new vision for a bright and happy child. 

Students studying voice are offered free screenings of their vocal cords by professionals in the UAB Voice Center to check for overuse, allergies or reflux and to prevent potential damage.
For this student-led, citywide day of service, organized by the UAB Leadership and Service Council, hundreds of student volunteers participate each fall and spring to serve at sites throughout Birmingham.
The musical performance “Air in a Loop” will feature four world premiere compositions by members of the Birmingham Art Music Alliance, performed within Jessica Angel’s site-specific, large-scale installation.
UAB Internal Medicine and Pediatrics physician adds an audiobook feature with his latest release, which explores the power of pharmaceutical companies in this frightening medical thriller.
The concert will feature music from the choir’s “MIRRORS” and “Nu-Soul City” recordings, plus classics and director Kevin Turner’s ode to the four little girls killed in the 1963 bombing, “You Don’t Know What I Could Have Been.”
A heart attack can happen even if to those who are relatively young and fit, and genetics can play a role.
A longtime UAB physician, educator and administrator has been honored with a major award from the Society for General Internal Medicine.
UAB assays enabled the first genomewide association study of IgA1 O-glycosylation aberrancy in IgA nephropathy, a disease that frequently causes kidney failure.
Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar, an Alys Stephens Center favorite, will perform with a six-piece classical ensemble and focus on her album “Home” for her Birmingham performance.
Beverly Gooden is known for creating the viral Twitter movement and hashtag #WhyIStayed. The campaign aims to help those impacted by domestic violence find comfort and a voice in knowing they are not alone.
A new mobile virtual reality system helps children learn to cross streets safely.
Construction is nearly complete on the $10 million project at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System entity. The 64,000-square-foot renovation involves the third and fourth floors of the John N. Whitaker Building. The expansion also includes a connector bridge.
James McClintock, a marine biologist, talks with David Greene about how warming temperatures have had a dramatic impact on the glacier near the U.S. Palmer Station in Antarctica.
A person born with one abnormal copy of the gene for the oxygen-carrying protein in red blood cells, known as sickle cell trait, does not have sickle cell disease but is two times more likely to develop kidney failure requiring dialysis, according to a new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Inflatable braces? A new clinical trial at the UAB School of Dentistry is hoping to make metal braces a thing of the past.
Several UAB programs once again are listed among the best in U.S. News & World Report rankings, including one program that vaulted 43 spots from one year ago.
UAB’s School of Medicine will host The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s National Educating America Tour at UAB to discuss best practices for caregiving, current research efforts and resources for lives affected by Alzheimer’s.
Two new undergraduate programs — genetics and genomic sciences and immunology — are interdepartmental majors in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Medicine.
Works by 37 Department of Art and Art History students selected by visiting artist Jessica Angel will be on exhibition in the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
Robin Ennis, Ph.D., has been recognized by the Council for Exceptional Children Division of Research for her work involving children with emotional and behavioral disorders.
UAB is a clinical site for the A4 Study of Alzheimer’s disease, recently featured in Newsweek magazine.
The new UAB Medicine Telehealth team of Bart Kelly and Eric Wallace aim to steadily grow telehealth providers across the UAB health care spectrum “one program at a time.”
"Previous studies have shown that eating earlier in the day may help with weight loss and lower the risk of developing diabetes and heart disease. What this new study shows is that our biological clocks not only affect our metabolism but also what we choose to eat."
A great place to work… again: UAB Medicine has been named one of the “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” by Becker’s Hospital Review.
University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have discovered that endostatin, a naturally occurring protein in humans, can significantly decrease proliferation of castration-resistant prostate cells in culture, and in a recent paper in The FASEB Journal, they describe the physiological pathways and signaling evoked by endostatin.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has named UAB a Center of Comprehensive MS Care, the highest designation in its three-tiered system.
The Concert Band and Soldiers’ Chorus is the oldest and largest of the U.S. Army Field Band’s four performing components. This performance is free, but tickets must be reserved.
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