A year after the White House unveiled its fight against the disease, five regional dialogues are being held to monitor implementation.

UAB’s Diabetes Bridge Clinic helps patients keep symptoms under control during the vulnerable period as they go from hospital to home.

A UAB researcher has found a potential new way to treat head and neck cancer.

A UAB sociology professor will make two presentations at an Oxford University symposium.

September 21, 2011

Microbes linked to kidney disease

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UAB researchers have published a paper showing a link between micro-organisms and a type of kidney disease.

A UAB pharmacology and toxicology professor has been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Theatre UAB opens its new season with Brecht’s “The Caucasian Chalk Circle,” featuring 22 actors, puppets and original music by students.
About 147,000 UnitedHealthcare customers in Alabama will have access to UAB physicians, facilities.
Local fundraising efforts will recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Elizabeth Stullenbarger, D.S.N., R.N., has been appointed a distinguished professor emerita in the UAB School of Nursing.
Kathleen Berecek, Ph.D., has been named professor emerita of physiology and biophysics in the UAB School of Medicine and School of Dentistry.

Robert C. Bourge, M.D., will chair a newly created endowed professorship in cardiovascular medicine in the UAB School of Medicine.

Hughes Evans, M.D., Ph.D., will be the chair of the Department of Medical Education in the UAB School of Medicine.

A new endowed professorship in French and Proust studies named in honor of William Carter, Ph.D. established in the College of Arts and Sciences.

UAB launches a campus-wide blood drive Sept. 20-23 as the university continues its drive to collect 10,001 units of blood this year.

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin will be joined by special guest Buddy Miller at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.

The UAB Bevill Neurosciences Symposium brings leading scientists to Birmingham and honors the memory of late U.S. Congressman Tom Bevill.

The UAB Department of Music will host a Guest Artist Clarinet Recital on Sept. 18.

The UAB Research Civitan Club will present a charity art show and auction to benefit Civitan International Sept. 22.
September 15, 2011

Neuroscience symposium set at UAB

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The UAB Department of Music presents award-winning pianist Andrew Tyson and an array of free faculty, student and guest recitals in October.
August 14, 2011

Liver awareness day Sept. 15

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UAB's Liver Center will host its annual Liver Awareness Day on Sept. 15.
UAB’s freshmen and overall student enrollment has broken records once again. This year 1,605 freshmen are learning on UAB’s campus.
A football addiction can be detrimental to relationships, but can be extinguished with simple steps.

UAB study released today reports that fifth-graders with ADHD are nearly twice as likely to sustain injuries requiring medical attention.

David Allison, Ph.D., professor and associate dean in the School of Public Health, is the 2011 UAB Distinguished Faculty Lecturer.
UAB Artist-in-Residence Yakov Kasman will perform around the county and around the world in the upcoming orchestral performance season.
The chair of the UAB Department of Physical Therapy received a professionalism award.
A School of Nursing professor has received the Cancer Nursing journal research award.
September 12, 2011

Vance named editor of nursing journal

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A UAB School of Nursing professor will edit a new online nursing journal.

The American Psychological Association has awarded fellow status to Gitendra Uswatte, Ph.D., in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences.

UAB and Kellogg’s are teaming to “Share Your Bowl” — buy a bowl of cereal at the Commons on the Green and a bowl will be donated.

A drug already on the market for Crohn’s disease might help slow the growth of gliomas, the brain cancer that killed Sen. Ted Kennedy in 2008.

UAB hosts a major blood drive the week of Sept. 12-17, to boost blood supplies weakened by earthquakes, hurricanes and flooding.

A UAB professor is examining the credibility of 9/11 memories.

UAB medical professionals who were in New York on 9-11 when the World Trade Center was attacked remember that day, and the lessons learned.

Patty Griffin, Cyndi Lauper and Dr. John, an indie film plus homegrown favorites Rickey Smiley and Alabama Ballet at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.
A new support group for triple negative breast cancer patients, survivors and their families has begun meeting in Birmingham.
August 08, 2011

Kelley lecture set for Sept. 16

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Souraya Sidani, Ph.D., professor at the University of Toronto and Ryerson University, will present the 20th Dr. Jean A. Kelley Endowed Lectureship Sept. 16.

Do the eyes have it? UAB’s Discussion Book Dialogues series begins Sept. 15 with a lecture on emotion recognition in autism.

The Alabama Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers selected UAB School of Engineering’s Daniel Brown as the Outstanding Student of the Year.
Aaron Davis, M.A., a psychology doctoral candidate, will have her work featured in Progress Notes.

A UAB researcher suspects room temperatures contribute to flawed results on weight-loss drugs tested in animals.

Award-winning pianists Andrew Tyson, Christopher Taylor and Dmitry Rachmanov will grace this season’s UAB Piano Series.

Chelsea Thrash walks back into class months after suffering a severe spinal injury with help from UAB neurosurgeons, trauma surgeons and rehab specialists.

UAB and its partners in the Resuscitation Consortium release findings on two studies of CPR techniques for first responders in cardiac arrest cases.

Clicking “Like” on Facebook could mean more music in the lives of Birmingham children.

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