Gary Chapman's "The Helmet Project" is scheduled for its first public installation.

More than a dozen infectious diseases are preventable, and children should be vaccinated to protect themselves and others.

UAB Hospital will work towards international "Baby-Friendly" designation.

Ventricular assist devices offer better survival rates than ECMO therapy for children awaiting heart transplant.

Lister Hill Library at UAB hosts major community health fair.

Register now for a campaign-themed course.

A high-school volunteer with a UAB safety lab was recognized for her PSA.

An innovative program to screen patients in UAB’s emergency department helps identify people who don’t know they are positive for the virus that causes AIDS.

Girkin will serve on the editorial board of an international association's journal.

“Konza,” a work by sculpture professor John Powers, was commissioned by a Kansas museum and recently installed. It will be on display until May 2013.

Enjoy free concerts and recitals this fall as the UAB Department of Music presents the best faculty, student and guest artist performances.

Collaboration will address issues of health-care delivery.

UAB students search for hidden treasure in area known for poverty; it is their 2nd year looking for economic answers in Black Belt region.

UAB faculty serve rare back-to-back terms as president of the American Society of Transplantation.

Researchers at UAB were part of a team that revealed genetic differences that influence a person's level of sex hormones.

UAB students will move back to campus with fun activities and a free concert open to everyone by pop singer & songwriter Andy Grammer.

New minimally invasive procedure to replace damaged aortic valves can help patients for whom open surgery is not an option.

School of Public Health dean named to list of 100 Awesome Deans of Public Health list.

Nursing professor elected to the board of the Oncology Nursing Society.

A nationally known researcher on disability and rehabilitation will chair the Department of Occupational Therapy.

Nearly 700 works of art owned by the UAB are being photographed and archived so that the permanent collection can be viewed online.
The UAB Primary Care Clinic will promote reading and healthy eating for kids July 31.

Theatre UAB will present “Proof,” “Don’t Trifle with Love,” “Charley’s Aunt,” the 10th annual Festival of 10-Minute Plays & “Bat Boy: The Musical.”

UAB Music will host a one day, non-competitive drumline clinic for marching percussionists with special guest clinician Jeff Queen.

Facing an injury or other health challenge does not have to sideline your future; UAB experts say the way you handle it can teach you a valuable life skill.

NHLBI's Kiley to speak on campus July 27

Researcher says states with stricter gun laws report fewer deaths by firearm, but Internet availability can undermine that.

The inaugural Cyber Security Day will be held July 31

Persistence and sacrifice are central to success, says UAB expert who competed on the world stage as a teen.

Works by Gary Chapman and John Douglas Powers were among 12 winners selected from 80 works in The Red Clay Survey.

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Informatics researchers create an experimental framework for online, clinic-ready apps and ask others to expand it

Olympians offer a glimpse of non-traditional sports — and cool ways to have fun and excel.

What you have for breakfast might help, or hurt, your body’s efforts to burn fat later in the day, say UAB researchers hoping to learn more.

Spanish professor given high honors in national society.

Neurology and pediatrics professor elected to national society.

Physical therapy faculty member elected chair of a national specialty board.

Project leads to more efficient insulation and use of manpower for GLACIER.

Three UAB professors are among 15 individuals honored with fellowship grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts.

You’d have to drink 10 glasses of milk a day to get your recommended vitamin D, UAB experts say. Sunshine or a supplement is better.

UAB and the Red Cross are holding a blood drive the week of July 9-14.

Herpes zoster vaccine may get another look in patients being treated for autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.

UAB optometry student wins second place in a national quiz bowl.

A business professor will lead a session at an international organizational studies conference.

Arnett is the fifth UAB faculty member installed as president of the American Heart Association.

A new drug that improves lung function for some patients with cystic fibrosis may also help treat smokers with the incurable lung disease COPD.

Heading to the great outdoors this summer?  Here are some tips on how to stay safe in the wilderness or your own backyard.

The Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act will be a political football; its long-term existence depends on 2012 election.

A team from UAB’s International Adoption Clinic meets kids in China, providing priceless medical and emotional information to prospective parents.

Thacker to help build visual guide that connects all species — from tiniest bacteria to tallest tree.

Pediatric cancer researcher's work on treating neuroblastoma honored.

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