Abnormal antibody production that allows inflammation leading to AIDS is detected by analysis of antibodies in gut fluid of HIV-1-infected people.
Cardiac muscle patches in this proof-of-concept research may represent an important step toward the clinical use of 3-D-printing technology, as researchers have grown heart tissue by seeding a mix of human cells onto a 1-micron-resolution scaffold made with a 3-D printer.
UAB and VICIS have each made major strides in developing next generation football helmets in response to the growing concussion crisis, and they have partnered to combine expertise and intellectual property to bring more effective helmets to the market.
The program, designed to quickly produce a new teaching force of highly qualified STEM instructors, is growing at a rapid rate.
The Department of Music’s annual Trumpet Symposium will feature two free concerts at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, and 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, in the Hulsey Recital Hall.
This study shows how stress blocks the release of an anti-anxiety neuropeptide in the brain, and it could pave the way for new therapeutic targets for PTSD.
A significant new study by The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, including a UAB physician-scientist, uncovers genetic mutations of cervical cancer that hold a key to targeting and treating the disease.
Bhambhvani, a psychiatry and School of Medicine student, will receive funding to pursue a biological science graduate degree at the University of Cambridge if selected.
UAB’s Benevolent Fund is accepting grant applications for the Local Agency Grant from area nonprofit organizations through March 3.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has received a $16 million NCI renewal grant to advance cancer disparities research and reduce mortality rates among underserved populations.
From the UAB Piano Series and Chamber Music @ AEIVA to dozens of free concerts and recitals by students and faculty, the UAB Department of Music offers a new season of outstanding performances.
UAB kidney transplant surgeon will travel abroad as an ambassador representing the United States and share knowledge with peers in the surgical community.
Thanks to the popular TV show Blacklist, America is becoming familiar with CRISPR, a revolutionary gene-editing tool. UAB scientists and students explain how it works — and how they are using these “molecular scissors” to cut a path toward genetic cures for sickle cell and brain diseases
UAB and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute will host “A Dialogue on Civility and Decoding Activism in the 21st Century” from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at UAB’s Heritage Hall.

 

VOCALOSITY features some of today’s chart-topping hits in brand-new arrangements; but no genre of music is off limits, from doo-wop to Bruno Mars. One lucky a cappella group can perform as the opening act and receive complimentary tickets.
Karen Meneses, Ph.D., has been named the 2016 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, the highest honor bestowed by the UAB Academic Health Center.
Hundreds of UAB and Lawson State students will volunteer throughout the Birmingham community as a part of the MLK Day of Service event hosted by UAB’s Leadership and Service Council.
A new eight-week FreshStart! program is set for Jan. 26-March 16 to help cancer survivors make healthier lifestyle choices.
The documentary will screen Jan. 19 at 4:30 p.m. in the UAB Hill Student Center Alumni Theatre.
UAB recognizes U.S. Attorney Vance for her leadership in addressing the heroin epidemic in northern Alabama.
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