April 11, 2016 Written by Katherine Shonesy
UAB researchers uncover new information about drivers’ likelihood to participate in risky roadway behavior.
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Nathaniel Lawson, DMD, assistant professor at the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Dentistry, is the recipient of the 2015 John W. Stanford New Investigator Award given by the American Dental Association.
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Two Alabama universities have turned to technology from Keeper Security and Duo Security to help users protect access to their computing devices and to help IT stay ahead of potential hacking attempts created by weak password usage.
April 08, 2016 Written by Katherine Shonesy
Local schools participated in UAB’s student-run engineering and materials design competition.
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Without a good working knowledge of formal, written English, young people are sent into the world without the tools needed to do the single, most important thing to help them succeed – effectively communicate.
April 08, 2016 Written by Beena Thannickal
Cycliad, a community cycling event, will be held April 24 in Birmingham to benefit cancer patients at UAB.
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April 07, 2016 Written by Alicia Rohan
UAB professor awarded $15,000 for work in palliative care.
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April 08, 2016 Written by Tyler Greer
Gift from United Therapeutics will establish Xenotransplantation Institute and bring additional resources to support the endeavor with a goal of genetically modified kidney transplants taking place by 2021.
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April 08, 2016 Written by Tyler Greer
Tector’s arrival will bring the addition of a multivisceral and small bowel transplant program to UAB’s Division of Transplantation.
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April 07, 2016 Written by Shannon Thomason
Hear about Indian truck and taxi art from a visiting guest artist and screen two short documentaries with guest filmmakers April 14-15, presented by the Department of Art and Art History at AEIVA.
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April 06, 2016 Written by Tiffany Westry
Senior Anisha Das and sophomore Lillian Chien will spend the summer studying language and culture abroad.
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The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has awarded $2.5 million to Jeffrey Curtis, MD, professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine (UAB), to research the comparative effectiveness of newer treatments for a variety of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases and advance precision medicine strategies.
It was the satellite’s near-infrared imagery that set Sarah Parcak, an archaeologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and her colleagues on a quest to excavate the site on the southwestern coast of Newfoundland, known as Point Rosee.
The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Charleston, South Carolina, has recently honored the senior theater student of University of Alabama at Birmingham for his 2015 performance in UAB's production of "SFB."
Ehsan, 33, has been an assistant in the program under Jerod Haase for the past four seasons. He has been elevated after Haase left for Stanford late last month.
April 06, 2016 Written by Alicia Rohan
An international clinical trial for a new HIV antibody, VRC01 begins in late spring at UAB as part of the Antibody Mediated Prevention study.
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April 05, 2016 Written by Bob Shepard
A resuscitation study found another small step to help improve out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival.
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April 05, 2016
Cybersecurity experts work to create example solutions and best practices for protecting consumer information via retail payment systemsWritten by Tiffany Westry
UAB serves as host site of National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence workshop to develop best practices to safeguard customer profiles.
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April 18, 2016 Written by Bob Shepard
The renowned Association of American Physicians has selected four UAB physicians for induction.
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April 05, 2016 Written by Alicia Rohan
Infertility choices for women are expanded with UAB Fertility Care Network.
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April 04, 2016 Written by Jim Bakken
UAB’s associate head coach is elevated after a week as interim head coach.
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April 04, 2016 Written by Adam Pope
Role of mentors for patients with diabetes is the focus of a $30,000 grant.
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Kemp’s ridley sea turtles, the world’s rarest sea turtle species, nearly went extinct in the second half of the last century after fishing nets devastated their populations. By 1985 the species was down to its last 200 to 250 breeding females.
The observations, discovered by University of Alabama at Birmingham and Pennsylvania State University researchers, were made in adult brains – highlighting just how flexible and responsive the nervous system can be.
Black patients may do better when they’re treated at U.S. hospitals with more racially diverse populations, a recent study of outcomes for common gastrointestinal problems suggests.
Henry’s past has truly contributed to his compassionate outlook to have music a part of everyone’s lives.
April 01, 2016 Written by Tiffany Westry
Two-hour special, “Vikings Unearthed,” featuring UAB professor Sarah Parcak will premier online Monday, April 4, and will broadcast Wednesday, April 6, on PBS.
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April 01, 2016 Written by Bob Shepard
Reflecting a national trend, UAB’s Division of Trauma, Burns and Surgical Critical Care changes its name to Acute Care Surgery.
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April 01, 2016 Written by Bob Shepard
The bullying, lying and lack of respect in this year’s political campaigning is teaching children all the wrong lessons, and parents need to intervene.
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UAB's Henry Panion discusses his life and career with Shine on Hollywood.
April 01, 2016 Written by Alicia Rohan
The event celebrates excellence in research, creative activity and scholarship from UAB undergraduate students. This year's theme is “Becoming Confident in Curiosity: Live the Questions.”
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March 31, 2016 Written by Katherine Shonesy
The National Alumni Society's Top 25 program celebrates the success of Blazer-led companies.
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March 31, 2016 Written by Jeff Hansen
Open-access videos from the chair of UAB's Department of Genetics focus on the latest treatment approaches for critically ill children in all settings.
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March 31, 2016 Written by Alicia Rohan
Public Health Week kicks off at UAB with address from Jefferson County Health Department.
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March 30, 2016
Birmingham students create one-of-a-kind Converse designs with UAB Department of Art and Art History faculty, students this weekWritten by Shannon Thomason
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April 01, 2016
UAB approved for $2.5 million research funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research InstituteWritten by Alicia Rohan
Research funding awarded to evaluate the effectiveness of disease-specific outcomes of patients using biologic therapies.
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March 30, 2016 Written by Tiffany Westry
The fellowship will help further the completion of the first study, bilingual edition of a centuries old legal case.
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March 30, 2016 Written by Tyler Greer
Michelle Harris came to UAB on maximal life support, unsure if she would live after a rare multisystem autoimmune disease attacked her lungs. Now, she will go home with her eyes on upcoming prom and graduation.
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March 30, 2016
Can you own a cloned human? Expert explores this and other bioethical issues in new book based on hit sci-fi show “Orphan Black”Written by Tiffany Westry
Gregory Pence, Ph.D., international expert on the ethics of human cloning, discusses the science behind the hit TV show, when it gets the science right and when it doesn’t.
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March 30, 2016 Written by Jeff Hansen
The innate immune systems of plants and plant pathogens are in a biological arms race, and if plants lose, food sources may diminish. Mukhtar probes the genetics and molecular mechanisms of plant immunity.
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March 30, 2016 Written by Shannon Thomason
Department of Music students will perform solo and piano ensemble works by Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Schumann, Franck, Ravel, Debussy, Rachmaninoff and Piazzolla.
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March 29, 2016 Written by Shannon Thomason
The musical explores sexuality, adolescent suicide, physical and sexual abuse, and homosexuality by interspersing formal dialogue with folk, pop and rock music that reveals the inner thoughts and desires of the young characters.
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March 29, 2016 Written by Tyler Greer
UAB softball will take on rival Jacksonville State, and the Alabama Organ Center will help register those who wish to become organ donors.
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Researchers found that after four months, both breakfast eaters and skippers were able to lose weight, and it made no significant difference whether they ate in the morning or not.
The VA Hospital in Birmingham was one of six medical facilities recognized for policies that are inclusive for LGBT patients.
Reviewing footage of the Kemp's ridley sea turtle nesting season of 1947 revealed a staggering decline in current populations. With a better understanding of historic populations, researchers hope to improve conservation.
March 29, 2016 Written by Adam Pope
The UAB School of Nursing will host its annual workshop dedicated to empowering breast cancer survivors and their loved ones through education, personal support and networking.
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June 17, 2016 Written by Bob Shepard
A gift from Dialysis Clinic, Inc., in honor of a longtime professor of nephrology will be used to fund the DCI Edwin A. Rutsky, M.D., Distinguished Endowed Chair in Nephrology in the UAB School of Medicine
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March 28, 2016 Written by Katherine Shonesy
UAB researchers use novel approach with historic film to discover just how endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles are.
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