Inhibition of this microRNA might improve response to newer diabetes drugs, such as Byetta, Victoza, Trulicity, Januvia, Onglyza and Tradjenta.
A collaboration between Birmingham AIDS Outreach and the UAB 1917 Clinic looks to provide nutrition support and education to address and prevent the rise of chronic disease in patients living with HIV.
UAB Hospital will honor veterans with a ceremony hosted by the hospital’s new affinity group, Veterans, Active Military, Family and Friends.
The UAB Institute for Human Rights will hold three events focused on current political climates in various nations in November, all free and open to the public.
Vishwadha Gunda, a sophomore majoring in public health, was awarded a $2,500 scholarship, and also won the Talent award for her Bollywood-style dance performance.
The UAB Ethics Bowl debate team beat 16 teams in the Southeast Regional Ethics Bowl to advance to the national competition.
The center is funded by a $7 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.
Orthopaedics at UAB has been elevated to a full department within the School of Medicine from its previous division status.
Sophomore Mira Walker will represent Alabama in the Southern Division MTNA Competition in January. Fellow piano students Eamon Griffith and Jacob Skiles won honorable mentions.
An improbable ending to UAB Football’s Homecoming game was the media highlight, but it was the families the team was playing for who gave it extra meaning.
The new 12,800-square-foot facility will include classrooms, offices, an auditorium, storm shelter, supply space, lounges, locker rooms, a gym, and an engagement skills trainer room for simulated combat.
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The research team will measure physical-based outcomes as well as emotional-based outcomes from the therapy.
UAB remains among the lowest in incidents of many crimes, and overall compares favorably to urban and non-urban universities in safety. Recent satisfaction survey results show students’ feelings of safety have increased.
A two-drug combination therapy for cystic fibrosis is shown to be effective. Triple combination therapy is close behind.
The Alys Stephens Center will also present a free sensory-friendly show Nov. 18. During Kevin Spencer’s residency, he will meet with patients at Children’s of Alabama and patients and students at UAB.
Jeremy Blackburn, Ph.D., and collaborators reveal fringe communities within 4chan and Reddit have a surprisingly large influence on alternative news shared on Twitter.
Karen Meneses, Ph.D., professor and associate dean for Research and Scholarship, has been appointed to the National Institute of Nursing Research National Advisory Council, which helps guide NINR’s direction, through 2021.
Do you know the warning signs of sepsis? Most Americans don’t … and they should.
The service will begin at 1 p.m. with the posting of colors by UAB’s ROTC.
UAB Veterans Services hosts Annual Wreath-Laying Ceremony Nov. 10
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