January 15, 2015 Written by Shannon Thomason
UAB, a founding member of the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities, will send five people to study urban life at its collaborative national summit.
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January 13, 2015
For obesity research, self-reported diet and physical activity data too inaccurate, expert report saysWritten by Nicole Wyatt
New strategies for acquiring objective data are in their infancy, and support for better tools is needed, say experts in the International Journal of Obesity.
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Pediatric glaucoma is a rare, but dangerous eye disease. Learn more about this potential blinding condition and how ophthalmologists at UAB’s Callahan Eye Hospital saved the vision of one young boy.
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January 12, 2015 Written by Katherine Shonesy
UAB’s masters of Accountancy and Science in Management Information Systems rank highly among those singled out by U.S. News & World Report.
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January 13, 2015 Written by Tyler Greer
Robert Cerfolio, M.D., chief of Thoracic Surgery, to launch program at Sidney Lanier to introduce students to the broad field of medicine Jan. 13.
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January 09, 2015 Written by Traci Bratton
Pauline Jolly, Ph.D., is a dedicated teacher, researcher and mentor who equips people with the knowledge and competencies to make the world a better place for all.
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January 12, 2015 Written by Tiffany Westry
UAB is one of 51 universities nationally and the only one in Alabama to be classified for its high research activity and community engagement.
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January 09, 2015 Written by Shannon Thomason
This PNC-sponsored performance will feature Grammy Award-winning Marsalis starring in the ASC’s own original series, which focuses on the rich history of jazz.
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January 09, 2015 Written by Shannon Thomason
MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry and Laverne Cox of “Orange is the New Black” will speak at UAB during its 2015 Lecture Series.
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January 08, 2015 Written by Jeff Hansen
Roadmap of early differentiation genes points to key role for dmrt1 in how the egg incubation temperature determines the sex of a hatchling.
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January 08, 2015 Written by Traci Bratton
Neuroradiologist Robert Kessler, M.D., is using UAB’s powerful cyclotron to develop imaging tests that reveal changes caused by depression, addiction, Parkinson’s disease and more.
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January 07, 2015 Written by Jim Bakken
Recognizing the importance of shared governance and inclusion in institutional decision-making, UAB President Ray L. Watts shared several actions aimed to encourage input from the UAB community and improve the dialogue that must happen for UAB’s continued success.
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January 07, 2015 Written by Katherine Shonesy
Weekly challenges offer hands-on experience breaking barriers to innovation.
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January 08, 2015 Written by Beena Thannickal
HPV testing alone is an effective alternative to current cervical cancer screening methods that use a Pap smear, or Pap smear-plus HPV test.
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Lee Meadows is leading an evolution revolution. The School of Education professor has developed strategies to help classroom teachers approach the sensitive subject, using lesson plans that emphasize scientific understanding, but not belief. Take a closer look at his ideas, which have drawn attention from the Smithsonian and educators nationwide, in UAB Magazine.
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January 07, 2015 Written by Shannon Thomason
Enjoy the sweet sounds of free musical performances with the UAB Department of Music’s full schedule for winter and spring.
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January 07, 2015 Written by Shannon Thomason
Join in a community sewing project to create large quilts that commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march from Selma to Montgomery.
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January 05, 2015 Written by Traci Bratton
Neurologist Hassan Fathallah-Shaykh, M.D., Ph.D., is deploying a new weapon in the war on cancer: mathematical theory. His sophisticated models of tumor growth are predicting new insights on cancer behavior — and could eventually guide treatment decisions.
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December 31, 2014 Written by Beena Thannickal
Ted Kaptchuk, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Harvard-wide Program in Placebo Studies and the Therapeutic Encounter, will present “Placebo Effects: how is medicine more than drugs and surgery?” on Jan. 13.
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December 30, 2014 Written by Nicole Wyatt
Whether it is losing weight or quitting smoking, UAB’s employee wellness director says it can be done with the will to do so.
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December 30, 2014 Written by Meghan Davis
Thirty honors students and faculty traveled to the National Collegiate Honors Council in November.
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December 22, 2014 Written by Tyler Greer
The UAB kidney chain, which began December 2013 and expects more transplants in January 2015, ‘showcases the power of the human spirit in every aspect.’
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December 19, 2014 Written by Nicole Wyatt
Looking forward to a promising 2015, UAB News revisits some top stories of 2014.
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December 19, 2014 Written by Tiffany Westry
Sigma Kappa, Kappa Delta sororities and Phi Gamma Delta fraternity among new Greek organizations coming to UAB campus.
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December 18, 2014 Written by Shannon Thomason
Tyson will perform a program of works by Dutilleux, Mozart and Chopin in the intimate setting of ArtPlay’s parlor, presented by the Alys Stephens Center.
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December 17, 2014 Written by Katherine Shonesy
Computer and Information Sciences researchers introduce a secure framework for protecting users while employing apps accessing location information.
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December 17, 2014 Written by Tyler Greer
School of Nursing dean receives second appointment from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in 2014.
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December 17, 2014 Written by Traci Bratton
Mohammad Khaled, Ph.D., professor emeritus in the Department of Nutrition Sciences, was awarded a Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Award to develop and improve research and teaching efforts in India related to Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
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Inside a Birmingham retirement community, UAB dental students glimpse the future. Caring for residents in the School of Dentistry’s geriatric clinic — unique in Alabama — they learn how America’s aging population will shape their careers. Discover how dental health impacts overall health, and how students embrace the challenges and joys of caring for older patients, in UAB Magazine.
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December 16, 2014 Written by Jeff Hansen
Sergey Mirov, UAB’s fifth NAI fellow, creates novel lasers and finds new applications for them.
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December 16, 2014 Written by Tyler Greer
Clinic will field an interdisciplinary team to help ensure access to care for city’s most vulnerable patients.
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December 15, 2014 Written by Bob Shepard
UAB’s Jessica Merlin is recognized as an inspirational leader for her work managing chronic pain in patients with HIV.
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December 15, 2014 Written by Shannon Thomason
Nersessian will perform Jan. 25, 2015, and Lugansky will perform March 21. Both are sought-after artists of the highest caliber, says UAB’s Yakov Kasman.
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December 12, 2014 Written by Bob Shepard
UAB has launched one of the first clinics in the nation designed to provide healthy adults with an assessment of their risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
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December 11, 2014 Written by Tyler Greer
UAB Medicine-Leeds clinic will provide convenient access to a full range of diagnostic testing and specialty physician services.
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December 10, 2014 Written by Bob Shepard
A ramped-up immune response may play a major role in autism disorders, according to a new study from UAB and Johns Hopkins.
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December 09, 2014 Written by Shannon Thomason
An estimated 1,100 students will walk in UAB’s two commencement ceremonies, and 73 will receive their doctoral hoods this fall.
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After 22 Antarctic journeys, UAB biologist Jim McClintock is practically a local. Between scientific expeditions, he leads cruises to the icy continent, offering Alabamians a peek inside polar research labs and highlighting the impact of climate change on the majestic landscape. Five travelers share life-changing moments from their trips with McClintock in UAB Magazine.
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December 03, 2014 Written by Bob Shepard
A new UAB study reports on a potential new treatment for frontotemporal dementia, the second most common type after Alzheimer’s disease.
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December 03, 2014 Written by Matt Windsor
What’s the secret to develop a successful new medical device? A great idea — and a strong team, says Robert Hergenrother, Ph.D., director of AIMTech. Find out how the UAB-Southern Research Institute partnership plans to accelerate innovations in patient care in The Mix, UAB’s research blog.
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December 02, 2014 Written by Tyler Greer
Addressing the financial impact of a changing NCAA landscape, the UAB Athletic Department’s strategic plan establishes investment priorities and announces the final seasons for football, bowling and rifle will be in the 2014-2015 academic year.
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December 02, 2014 Written by Katherine Shonesy
Jarred Younger’s lab seeks to develop the state’s first research and treatment center for neuroinflammatory disorders.
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December 04, 2014 Written by Shannon Thomason
The Essentials with Branford Marsalis and Cirque Alys II with Australia’s Sway Poles are just two of this season’s inspired new ASC shows. Tickets go on sale Dec. 12.
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December 01, 2014 Written by Tiffany Westry
Manuscripts penned by the late James Pittman, longtime dean of the School of Medicine at UAB, are the basis for a biography of Tinsley Harrison.
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December 02, 2014 Written by Shannon Thomason
Be the first to see the fifth season-opening episode of “Downton Abbey” presented Dec. 14, by UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.
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December 01, 2014 Written by Tyler Greer
The UAB School of Nursing will partner in a $2.24 million grant that aims to provide young breast cancer survivors the support they need.
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November 26, 2014 Written by Bob Shepard
UAB researchers present warning signs that can be seen when an older adult begins to lose the ability to manage finances – which could indicate dementia.
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