“Successful results from the BLOCk-CTI trial demonstrate that the Blazer open-irrigated catheter is safe and effective for the ablation of atrial flutter,” Tom McElderry, MD, principal investigator, associate professor and section chief of electrophysiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
That special relationship between Elijah and the Blazers has inspired UAB to wear different-colored sneakers this season in support of their honorary young teammate. Head coach Jerod Haase came up with the idea, which also works to raise awareness in the fight against pediatric cancer.
The graduating class of the UAB School of Medicine finds out where they will do their residencies and in what field on Match Day, March 18.
Yelp’s Fire and Ice will feature live music, food vendors from around the city, beer pairings, giveaways and more.
Haase was named the Conference USA coach of the year. The C-USA coach of the year, as voted by the league's head coaches, receives the Gene Bartow Award.
“I don’t see a need for any age restrictions,” David Schwebel, a psychologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, tells Inverse. Children of all ages “enjoy fantasy — fantasy movies and fantasy books,” without negative psychological effects.
The Monday and Tuesday after daylight saving time in the spring have also been associated with a 10% increase in heart attacks, according to a 2012 study at the University of Alabama Birmingham.
Experts take an in-depth look into a favorite college pastime by understanding the dangers and risks of alcohol.
Emmy and Tony award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth will perform for the ASC’s biggest fundraiser of the year. The gala also kicks off the Alys Stephens Center’s new 20th anniversary season.
Springing forward with daylight saving time may increase your risk of having a heart attack if you have a history of heart disease.
Nonverbal communication expert Mark Hickson, Ph.D., offers insight into the gestures and facial expressions displayed by presidential candidates during recent debates.
Amsler to be honored for the quality of his scholarship and impact on his field.
Join the Department of Art and Art History in UAB’s new MakerSpace for free interactive art studios, ranging from bookbinding and watercolor to Epilog Laser printing, puppetry and sketchbook processes.
When the UAB Blazers hit the court for tournament play this week, you’ll notice something unusual about their footwear. The players wear different-colored shoes to support their biggest fan and bring awareness to his fight.
Fewer than 41 percent of the workers had a ranking of "ideal" in five of the seven cardiovascular health factors (blood pressure, blood sugar, diet, weight, cholesterol, physical activity and smoking
“As the director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at UAB, I look forward to fulfilling two of my lifelong passions: fostering interdisciplinary collaborative research and mentoring young and mid-career faculty,” [Jeanne] Marrazzo said.
The HEART Matters Program offers health coaching to African American men who are overweight or obese and have the desire to become healthier. The program aims to promote a more active lifestyle, healthier diet, better stress management and rest among black men.
They matched 3,055 caregivers with 3,055 noncaregivers by a propensity score based on 16 demographic, lifestyle and stroke risk factors, and calculated incident stroke risk. Mean follow-up was 8.5 years.
In this week's Cover Story, we took an in-depth look at UAB's recently approved master plan. Two words came up often: density and vertical. And many commercial real estate pros we talked to are pretty happy with the school's new strategy.
Investigators with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Cannabidiol Program will present the first results drawn from the CBD oil studies underway at UAB and Children's of Alabama. Three abstracts will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology in Vancouver, Canada.
Although the Blazers will not play again for 18 months -- 544 days to be exact, when Alabama A&M visits Legion Field next Sept. 2 -- coach Bill Clark and his staff are gradually piecing together their program once again.
Program seeks 200 men for one-on-one coaching.
Songwriter, musician and activist Joan Baez is arguably the world’s most famous female folk singer, known and lauded for her distinctive, sweeping soprano.
March 07, 2016

Cyber Detectives Camp

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Learn how law enforcement agents use cyberspace to solve serious crime.
UAB Athletics offers work absence excuse note (tongue-in-cheek) for Thursday
UAB’s Suzanne Oparil, M.D., has been selected as one of only three doctors from the United States to receive the Clinical Excellence Award at the National Physician of the Year Awards in New York City.
Acclaimed documentary to be screened at UAB Hill Student Center on March 9 at 7 p.m.
Human trafficking expert Sunny Slaughter will give a lecture from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 14 in Sterne Library Room 172.
Greater efficiency is a must for future clinical use of these cells in regenerative medicine, drug screening and disease study.
Awards recognize the very best in university advancement from a diverse body of educational institutions across the Southeast.
Oak Mountain High School will host the third annual Color Run 5K at Oak Mountain State Park on March 12 to raise money for cancer research at UAB.
Researcher focused on HIV and STD prevention in women will lead UAB School of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases.
Research study conducted at UAB shows that weekly dosage of paclitaxel versus three-week treatment does not prolong progression-free survival in patients with ovarian cancer.
The BMEN Peer Mentoring Program is designed to provide academic and social support to black male students entering UAB. Brandon Cohill, Garrett Stephens and Samuel Sullivan IV were awarded the inaugural green blazers for 2016 at the Blazer Male Excellence Network’s Undugu Male Gathering.
UAB’s Aimee Holland has been elected to serve as chair-elect for the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health.
The U.S. Attorney's Office, in conjunction with students in UAB’s Digital Media Department, have created a public service campaign about the ravages of opiate abuse. The students designed the Know Dope campaign name and logo, along with six public service announcements and a 10-minute documentary that authorities hope will be shown in area schools as part of drug awareness programs.
The goal is to improve access to care within a 50 mile stretch along I-65 from Birmingham to Cullman, an area that has traditionally been underserved by health care providers.
The new sign, 179 feet by 25 feet, will feature a variety of iconic images that showcase Birmingham’s historic past surrounding the UAB logo.
“Outer Skin/Inner Space” will be on exhibition from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, and feature the works of 29 students in the UAB Department of Art and Art History.
Preliminary results from UAB’s CBD oil studies show benefit in seizure control in some patients.
UAB leads local hospitals, first responders and government agencies in full-scale tornado disaster exercise.
Enjoy free art, music, food and refreshments at the third “Chamber Music @ AEIVA.” The concert will connect chamber music to the AEIVA exhibition, “Enrique Martínez Celaya: Small Paintings 1974-2015.”
UAB and Birmingham build on partnership in a new, visual way.
These awards from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences recognize exceptional early-career scientists.
Middle aged and older workers at higher risk for cardiovascular health in some jobs.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the ASC with singer-songwriter Marc Broussard and his bayou-tinged blend of Southern soul.
School of Education graduate Kristen Woods will be honored at the American Counseling Association’s international conference in Montreal, Canada, in March.
Panion’s “Here We Are” was commissioned by the Alabama Symphony Orchestra to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in 1963.
Through a partnership with United Way of Central Alabama and PNC Bank, UAB students combine classroom skills with real-world lessons to provide free income-tax filing help to lower-income people.
UAB agrees with City of Gardendale on land purchase for new medical facilities to enhance access to medical care.
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