The Iceberg project is the latest in a line of high-tech freezer technology UAB is working on for NASA.
A group of writing students is scripting change in Birmingham, creating short plays that give voice to complex social issues such as homelessness, illiteracy and health disparities. Find out how the newbie playwrights developed their plots and characters, and learn how their work could have a lasting impact locally.
With her 2-year-old granddaughter’s life in peril, 62-year-old Carol Graydon came to UAB to be tested as a living kidney donor — and was a perfect match.
Improvements in motor function and memory suggest human neurodevelopmental disorders may be amenable to treatment, even after onset of symptoms. According to a researcher, neurodevelopmental disorders with intellectual disability and autism may not need to last a lifetime.
Calhoun Community College graduates can access UAB facilities, resources, mentors and counselors while pursuing an associate degree, and enroll in UAB with financial assistance when they graduate from Calhoun. Two graduates a year will receive full UAB scholarships.
Works of art created by children with visual impairments, blindness and deaf blindness are on exhibition at The Edge of Chaos at UAB, and some works are available for purchase.
Making every part of UAB’s campus look beautiful is no easy task. Tim Sullivan, Manager of Campus Services and Grounds, says it’s a labor of love for groundskeepers.
One UAB School of Nursing faculty member is impacting outcomes for ostomy patients with online postoperative visits.
back to school 2017Parents who listen to their children’s interests could help them be more successful and well-rounded in their extracurricular activities.

Pediatric neurosurgeons, oncologists and molecular imaging physicians continue to work toward better diagnoses, treatments and cures for childhood cancer.

The UAB School of Nursing was specifically cited for its sustained efforts to “Enhance Student Learning and Professional Development.”

The School of Nursing, UAB Hospital and the UAB Health System formally work together through the UAB Nursing Partnership to align critical resources to provide outstanding patient care.

Starting from scratch rather than continuing to build on a faulty foundation
A UAB physician will co-chair a steering committee of global cystic fibrosis experts and clinical trial investigators to support the design, conduct and execution of the triple combination pivotal study program.
This potential chemotherapeutic agent to treat glioblastoma — a primary brain tumor with dismal survival rates — is a novel small molecule inhibitor.
The new clinic will be located just off Interstate 20 in St. Clair County.
back to school 2017Even if you’ve previously rejected vaccinating your children or have neglected to do so, UAB physicians say it’s not too late to protect them against many preventable diseases.
Yogesh Dwivedi has been named chair of the NIH Pathophysiological Basis of Mental Disorders and Addictions Study Section.
UAB’s Seth Landefeld joins the Board of Directors of the American Board of Internal Medicine.
back to school 2017University of Alabama at Birmingham director of the Regions Institute for Financial Education Stephanie Yates, Ph.D., provides insight into how parents can use budgeting to plan and save on back-to-school items this fall.
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