April 13, 2012

Events commemorate organ donors

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Quilt display, picnic mark National Donate Life Month for area organ donors and recipients.

Half of Alabama’s 2012 Goldwater Scholars studying at UAB.

The network connects community dental-care providers with researchers to improve day-to-day issues in oral health care.

Physicians and caregivers need to carefully monitor decision-making ability in patients with head injury, say UAB researchers.

Master's student wins summer travel grant to further biomedical engineering work.

Industrial distribution scholarship goes to UAB business student.

Biology senior named to USA Today academic list.

Grant will fund UAB pathobiology student's research for three years.

William Price presented a paper on an orchestral work by Frank Zappa, plus Price’s original works were performed at conferences in March.

UAB partners with Morehouse, Tuskegee to reduce cancer mortality rates in blacks in underserved areas.
Identifying key protein interactions in cast nephropathy could aid in drug development for deadly myeloma complication.

School of Nursing will host its annual scholarship fundraising event.

Run for fun and a good cause when the UAB National Alumni Society hosts the 2012 Scholarship 5K/10K April 27 at Pepper Place district.

Undergraduate students show off their academic research on a wide range of topics with Expo 2012, April 20 in Heritage Hall.

An artist will offer her perspective on autism issues as part of the UAB book dialogues.

A campuswide forum on the issues surrounding the Trayvon Martin case will be held April 17.

UAB has so many art studio students graduating that their works fill two shows. The first opens with a free reception April 13.

The 2012 Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction goes to Professor of Piano Yakov Kasman, who will be honored April 17.

Three UAB piano and voice students were honored for their performances at two competitions in the state March 30-31.

Ledbetter is the sixth UAB recipient of the Critical Languages Scholarship in the last three years.

UAB student investors won a national award with their Green & Gold Fund.

Noted glaucoma physician Girkin takes the reins as chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at UAB.

UAB leads national update of RA treatment guidelines.

UAB faculty from several disciplines will be honored for excellence by a national society.

Two UAB researchers will lead Center for Aging programs.

UAB professor joins a national class of nutrition research fellows.

Awards, job benefits and innovative programs help place UAB near the top of in The Scientist magazine’s postdoc rankings.

UAB’s Alys Stephens Center honors Birmingham’s Civil Rights history with a new work and world premiere by composer Yotam Haber.

UAB student engineering group will receive its charter March 30.

Alabama sees a 50 percent increase but rates are the lowest among study sites, which could mean children are not being diagnosed and are not receiving services.

The recent record number of tornado-related fatalities underscores the need for safety plans.

From a new book of poetry by UAB assistant professor Adam Vines to stories by Southern writers to a novel about a woman working at an alligator-wrestling theme park, these books will move you. 

UAB researcher presented several gynecological oncology studies to a national gathering of doctors.

UAB's Mock Trial Team will move on to the national championship.

Ronald Alvarez, M.D., a leader in the research and treatment of ovarian and cervical cancers, is president of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology.

A UAB graduate student will attend Nobel Laureate meetings in Germany.

North Carolina assistant becomes fifth head coach in Blazers’ history.

Researchers were surprised by a second effect of an established drug.

The Jefferson County manager will speak on leadership April 2.

UAB leaders will speak to the state bar associations potential leaders.

A December commencement speaker will share her story March 27.

Mild winter and early blooms mean earlier symptoms for seasonal allergy sufferers.

Less than 20 percent of patients eligible for cardiac rehab are referred to a program, which can reduce mortality by up to 35 percent.

Six outstanding undergraduates will do research under the mentorship of top UAB researchers.

UAB has named a new director of undergraduate admissions.

Leaders in social networks, banks and law enforcement turn to UAB’s computer forensics team to connect criminals to online crimes.

UAB cyber-crime expert will be featured on NBC Wednesday.

Summer camp should combine enrichment and fun, one UAB professor says.

UAB medical students excel at Match Day, when graduating seniors learn where and in what specialty they’ll do their residency training.

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