Best of 2015A new surgical robot helps UAB physicians add a new technique for preparing for epilepsy surgery.

Phillip D. Smith, M.D., has been awarded a two-year, $200,000 grant from the DeGregorio Family Foundation to study the bacteria in children’s stomachs that potentially protects them from stomach cancer.
What’s the cure for America’s overcrowded prisons? UAB criminal justice students went behind bars and into courtrooms to explore promising solutions. Discover what they experienced while working with inmate mothers and military veterans receiving a second chance — and learn how the projects changed both attitudes and career goals.
The School of Education looks to enhance learning outcomes, health and wellness of P-12 population, as well as of adults in Alabama and around the world.
UAB professors who developed a new area of translational cardio-renal research are among 15 professors identified as today’s leaders in the field.
Smita Bhatia, M.D., M.P.H., director of UAB's new Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship, explains how cancer treatments can lead to chronic health conditions in later life — and how "survivorship clinics" will help.
Naloxone kits have prevented more than 10,000 deaths from opioid overdose since local distribution programs began in 1996. Now, as deaths from opioid overdose reach an all-time high in the United States, a crowdfunded project from UAB researchers aims to put naloxone in the hands of those at highest risk.
The challenge is to stifle the binding of inhibitory antibodies but retain activity of a blood enzyme.
The CF clinical trials expert will take the reins of the UAB Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Center on Aug. 1.
Halli Williamson of Oneonta, a business and music student, is working with children in need and their families as an intern with Sozo Children this summer.
“The Right to Decide,” an international poster invitational organized by the group Posters Without Borders, will be on exhibition from Aug. 6-Nov. 14.
UAB alumna, Vestavia Hills High School science teacher, Marla Hines recognized for excellence in teaching
The tribute concert will feature a dozen musicians from Birmingham and around the Southeast together for one night to honor King’s legacy of blues.
UAB research shows that phytoplankton, the foundation of all marine life, will experience varied growth rates due to ocean acidification levels during the next century.
1.25 million grant will be used to improve services and results for young children with disabilities and their families.
Narrowing of aortic arch, infant’s otherwise good health prompt physicians to move Baby JJ’s Glenn procedure up one month.

About half of American hospitals have some form of arts programming, usually art or music therapy. Now a growing number of medical centers — UAB Hospital is the first in Alabama — are implementing the more comprehensive AIM model.

A product designed by UAB engineers to help save lives during natural disasters is approved for use.

UAB alumnus Jason Aaron has plotted a heroic path as a writer for Marvel comics, where his Star Wars and Thor storylines have surprised fans and generated critical buzz. Aaron discusses his storytelling powers, the challenge of reinventing iconic characters and the role played by UAB creative writing courses in his supersized success in UAB Magazine.

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