The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been chosen by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research as one of five academic centers to host the third class of The Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders.
The husband and wife duo serve as faculty in the UAB Division of Cardiovascular Disease.
The grant will initially fund two fellowship positions for postdoctoral fellows (basic or clinical) wishing to train in the area of heart failure research.
The public is invited to come to campus on Wednesday, April 19 and Friday, April 21 to meet the students and to see how they are engineering solutions to real-world challenges.
Class of 2017 option 2Russell Alexander II will graduate April 29 and begin work with a professional acting company, after performing with Theatre UAB and garnering a national award from the Kennedy Center.
The awardees will be honored at a luncheon Friday, June 23, at the UAB National Alumni Society House.
Ben Boros, Maggie Collier and Remy Meir join the group of 24 UAB students to date who have been named Goldwater Scholars.
Ongoing multidisciplinary concussion research will be highlighted at an upcoming symposium at UAB: The Concussion Collaborative Science Symposium 2017: Objectively Tackling Concussion through Vision, Science, Radiology and Engineering.
The winning entries will be displayed in the Global Eye Exhibition, which opens Friday, April 21, in the new UAB INTO space located in the Sterne Library.
Class of 2017 option 2A senior in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Music and the Honors College’s University Honors Program, Kasman, pianist, will graduate April 29, then embark on a tour and graduate school.
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Fiesta Ball on May 5 will support the work of young cancer research scientists and patient and family services.
Class of 2017 option 2At least 2,015 students will graduate and approximately 1,250 are expected to walk in the spring 2017 commencement ceremonies happening 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Bartow Arena.
The grand opening of the INTO UAB Center is a celebration of collaboration from faculty, staff and students to support international students who choose to make the university their home.
Becker’s Hospital Review has named UAB Hospital as one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America.
UAB is one of only two universities in the state to offer the program.
A UAB optometrist has been recognized for outstanding leadership to students by the American Optometric Association.
A committee selected by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research awarded UAB and four other centers as Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders sites-
The new facility will be double the square footage of the current UABPD headquarters and provide a state-of-the-art, functionally efficient workspace designed to accommodate continued growth.
Khalid will perform outside at the UAB Hill Student Center. The show is free and open to students and the public.
Project Manager Rob Harris said the project team should be ready to go vertical on the project to add five floors and 72,000 square feet to the UAB School of Nursing. M.J Harris started working on the project in October.
"In my experience, Alzheimer's disease is the most feared disease in people over 65," said David Geldmacher, M.D., the director of the Division of Memory Disorders in the Department of Neurology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The student-designed shoes will be auctioned off during the Growing Kings’ second annual fundraising gala—Chucks & Tux — Saturday, April 29. Growing Kings is a nonprofit organization that provides mentoring services to at-risk male youth in the Birmingham City School System.
The UAB Concert Choir, an ensemble in the Department of Music, will perform in some choral festivals and historic venues in England and the Netherlands in May.
A University of Alabama at Birmingham psychology professor has focused his research on developing technologies to help children learn how to cross the street in an accessible, safe environment.
Class of 2017 option 2Chemistry and philosophy classes, a neuro-oncology lab, hospital volunteer work, and the TKE fraternity were all UAB steppingstones for the first-generation American and Florence High School graduate.
Kellie Flood, M.D., will present her abstract on Virtual Acute Care for the Elderly, an innovative geriatric care model, at the American Geriatrics Society’s 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting.
Advances in brain imaging allowing early detection of the plaques implicated in Alzheimer’s disease have pushed prevention strategies in the fight against dementia.
Global music ambassador Anoushka Shankar channeled the spirit and vision of her father Sunday at an Alys Stephens Center India Fest event, melding two ancient traditions while launching into ragas with bracing virtuosity.
The highly-selective program provides fully-paid summer research opportunities for students at some of the country's premier institutions.
The fourth Birmingham 101 event, hosted by UAB’s Student Involvement and Leadership Organization, will focus on Ensley High School and its ties to UAB.
UAB Unite Day brings together alumni and students to serve the Birmingham community by working at events organized by two local nonprofit organizations.
Cobb will speak about professionalism in the practice of law on April 12.
Perlman, the Alys Stephens Center’s first Starlight Gala performer, returns to celebrate the center’s 20th anniversary gala. Tickets include a pre-performance cocktail reception; a VIP dinner package is also available.
Coalesce, a new support group for young adult cancer survivors, kicks off with a drum circle event at Railroad Park on April 15.
Five students will travel to Israel, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany or Estonia to study, teach or conduct research for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Two major questions that come up in regard to an adolescent's seeing a gynecologist are when and why.
The new deputy director of UAB’s Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center for International Nursing believes “think globally, act locally” should be way of life for everyone at the UAB School of Nursing.
The Rheumatology Research Foundation’s Journey to Cure campaign funds eight rheumatology opportunities at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The daylong conference features former Alabama student and Huffington Post editor at large as the keynote speaker.
Highest marks went to schools with highly selective admissions processes, strong retention and graduation rates, and other benchmarks.
The Department of Art and Art History’s BFA exhibition is a highlight of students’ BFA undergraduate career. A free opening reception is set for 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 28.
Sean Murray will begin his role leading the UAB Marching Blazers in May.  He comes to UAB from Florida Atlantic University.
Mitochondrial DNA moving to the nucleus contributes to genomic instability in cancer cells, and a novel Fiber-FISH technique can rapidly map the mitochondrial DNA insertions in nuclear genomes.
More than 30 percent of Alabamians are registered to be organ donors, but more are needed.
were with youA UAB OB/GYN discusses when and why an adolescent female should see a gynecologist.
One of the country’s foremost pianists, Jeremy Denk has toured frequently with violinist Joshua Bell. This performance is part of the ASC Salon Series, which offers on-stage seating and a postperformance meet-and-greet.
Enchantment Theatre Co. will bring the magical, marvelous world of Beatrix Potter to life on stage using fantastic masks, whimsical puppets, gorgeous scenery and original music. A special family performance and dinner package is available.
"We envision an entirely different approach to treating solid human tumors of numerous pathologic subtypes, including common metastatic malignancies such as breast, melanoma, colon, prostate, and lung, utilizing these capsules as a delivery platform," explained senior study investigator Eugenia Kharlampieva, Ph.D., associate professor in the department of chemistry at the UAB College of Arts and Sciences.
The spring event, which drew an announced crowd of 7,822, had typically been small enough in the past to be held at the school's soccer field.
UAB Callahan Eye hospital is home to one of only two level one ocular trauma centers in the United States.
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