During its Feb. 6 meeting, the UA System Board of Trustees approved the construction of BBVA Compass Field, a soccer facility planned for use by UAB Women’s and Men’s Soccer in fall 2015. Read more about BBVA Compass Field.
This American Society for Investigative Pathology award recognizes manifest impacts on pathology education throughout Siegal’s career.
Board approval provides authorization for stage one planning to proceed for new B.L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Collat School of Business building.
A committee chaired by UAB Collat School of Business Dean Eric Jack will guide the national search for UAB’s vice president of Student Affairs. The committee will review candidates, and finalists will be invited to campus by late spring to meet with students, faculty and staff.
Backed by jazz piano for this show, New Orleans native Aaron Neville returns to the ASC stage for a performance of classic doo-wop covers from his album “My True Story.”
The Reflection Garden is a tribute and memorial to the life and service of Cecil Nepomuceno, M.D., a member of the department’s faculty from 1970 until his retirement in 1994.
Bartow Classic to benefit Coach Gene Bartow Fund for Cancer Research to be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7.
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center holds annual ArtBLINK Gala to support high-priority research and patient and family assistance.
Hear from a panel of experts about the use of mobile phone apps and other mobile technology at this Feb. 9 event at the Edge of Chaos.
Assistant professor of epidemiology to discuss work in Nigeria as part of the Sparkman Global Health Lecture Series.
In a New England Journal of Medicine editorial, UAB expert Michael Saag, M.D., says a better understanding of stigma and behavior are needed for HIV prevention.
UAB Hospital is first in the United States to implant new Evaheart device as part of the US Pivotal Trial to test L-VAD for patients with severe congestive heart failure.
In the Diamond Microfab Lab, gem-quality diamonds are transformed into electronics that can handle everything from ocean deeps to outer space. Watch how the patented process unfolds in The Mix.
Public lecture by MIT monk and philosopher will probe issues of personal and social transformation.
GAPNA provides learning resources to nurse practitioners and advocates for geriatric health education.
The mission of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses is to improve the health of women and newborns and strengthen the nursing profession.
ACC’s associate designation is awarded to nurse practitioners and is the equivalent of the fellow designation for physicians.
It’s not quite House, M.D., but UAB’s Undiagnosed Diseases Program does aim to help patients solve baffling medical mysteries, including illnesses so rare that only a handful of people — or perhaps no one else — has them. The sleuthing specialists reveal how high-tech genetic science and old-fashioned listening skills help them search for answers in UAB Magazine.
One out of three adults would sooner face a shorter life span than take a daily pill to prevent heart disease, a new Internet survey found.
The Camille Armstrong Memorial Scholarship Stepshow features competitive rhythmic stepping performances, with all proceeds benefiting the endowed scholarship.
The College of Arts and Sciences’ AEIVA and Department of Art and Art History will present a free lecture by Jessica Angel in conjunction with the “Warhol: Fabricated” exhibition.  
Some students from the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) will show off their fun, creative sides at Boutwell Auditorium downtown tonight at 7 p.m. when they present their annual talent showcase, the Best Medicine Show.
Losing weight is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions, but many people struggle to get enough exercise to make such a resolution stick. University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers want to help women get more exercise by finding out the underlying issues that might keep them from exercising.
Researchers are now investigating more sophisticated methods of gleaning clinical information from the eyes, and the results are showing promise for eventual application in aiding diagnosis and informing treatment.
“In this series of baby boomers presenting to the ED, we observed a high prevalence of unrecognized chronic HCV infection,” the UAB researchers concluded. “These results highlight the ED as an important venue for HCV screening and linkage to care.”
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) announced that it was recently added to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation’s Care Center Network. The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) selected 12 new sites to be added to the 9 centers previously selected in 2013.
Some babies may be genetically predisposed to being born too soon, and variants in the DNA of the fetus -- not the mother -- may be the trigger for some early births.
The number of residents at teaching hospitals rose slightly in 2013, the last full year before the fiscal 2015 federal budget cut $960 million from graduate medical education support, according to data compiled by Modern Healthcare.
Fall in love with blood donation at the UAB and Red Cross Valentine’s Day blood drive.
A compassionate and stimulating study of sexuality and intimacy, the Tony-nominated play is set in late 19th century, middle-class America, when “female problems” often were dismissed as “hysteria.”
Jefferson County Family Drug Court, affiliated with UAB TASC, will join a peer-learning court program.
UAB’s research links changes in genetic regions in infants with an increased risk of premature birth — and the data change the preterm paradigm.
Interact with Birmingham health vendors at the 11th annual Step Up to Wellness Health Fair.
Notinee Indian Dance Troupe and UAB students will give welcome performances and Nina Davuluri will discuss her journey to being the first Indian-American Miss America.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, but often it can be prevented. Let UAB show you how.
An interdisciplinary UAB research team hopes to learn more about how emotions might keep people from getting enough exercise. 
Research to Prevent Blindness has given UAB’s Department of Ophthalmology a grant to further research of retinal and optic nerve diseases
A new study says that the cost of a medication may play a very important role in a patient’s perception of whether it works.
Group of 19 will hold its first meeting in February to launch a national search for UAB’s next athletic director.
stream UNP Brain Infographic 900A unique program at UAB has linked undergraduate students with more than 80 top neuroscience research mentors, many located on UAB’s medical campus.
Coming up for the Marching Blazers in 2015 are performances on the USS Missouri at Pearl Harbor and elsewhere in Honolulu from March 21-28.
The Gospel Choir will perform and Womack will lecture with her paintings and poetry for this special event, set for Feb. 23 in the Hulsey Recital Hall.
Many persons with asthma are also allergic to common fungi and mold, and a reaction to those allergens can exacerbate asthma symptoms. Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have received a $1.75 million, four-year grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, one of the National Institutes of Health, to better understand how a fungal reaction affects asthma and to search for ways to interfere in that process and reduce the severity of fungal asthma.
In collaboration with an international team of researchers, scientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the U.S. have discovered the basis of Singleton–Merten syndrome (SMS). SMS is an infrequently described autosomal dominant disorder causing early and extreme heart calcification, as well as dental anomalies, such as early-onset periodontitis and root resorption of the teeth in affected patients, among other conditions.
As January, the universally acknowledged month of 'doing something about your weight' comes to a close we have some good and bad news for dieters out there.
UAB has been selected to join the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center Network.
Collat School of Business online degree program receives more national recognition.
BCRFA continues to provide substantial gifts to UAB Cancer Center to accelerate breast cancer research.
Social informatics research honored at international conference.
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