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.
Published in Faculty Excellence
A one-year, 20 percent increase in research grants elevates UAB to No. 10 among public universities receiving National Institutes of Health funding.
Sergey Mirov, UAB’s fifth NAI fellow, creates novel lasers and finds new applications for them.
Published in Faculty Excellence
Best of 2014 2Women have no effect on mice, but men cause a stress level comparable to a three-minute swim. Results indicate that researchers should account for these variables.
A ramped-up immune response may play a major role in autism disorders, according to a new study from UAB and Johns Hopkins.
A new UAB study reports on a potential new treatment for frontotemporal dementia, the second most common type after Alzheimer’s disease.
Jarred Younger’s lab seeks to develop the state’s first research and treatment center for neuroinflammatory disorders.
Published in Focus on Patient Care

New International Journal of Obesity paper offers an algorithm to more accurately predict body weight change outcomes.

The manufacturer of a new medication for Rett syndrome studied at UAB is encouraged by the drug’s performance.

A UAB study of hospital deaths during childbirth suggests the high death rate of African-American women is likely associated with access to prenatal care.

A UAB School of Public Health researcher has published a theory that suggests a mother’s activity and metabolism can influence her child’s likelihood of being obese.

The multi-project research targets key molecular steps of immune cell-fate decisions after virus infection.
Research revealing new evidence about the role of the spleen following heart attack will be honored during the AHA scientific meeting Nov. 15-19.
Published in Faculty Excellence
UAB researchers compared two sets of guidelines to ascertain if people with chronic kidney disease should take statins to reduce high cholesterol levels linked to cardiovascular disease.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
A UAB study finds that minorities with diabetes have a high rate of diabetic retinopathy, a potentially blinding eye disease, and that telemedicine might be a good way to address that condition.
Published in Service to Community
The UAB Cancer Center and Alabama State University receive $1.5 million NIH grant to create partnership and reduce cancer health disparities.
The addition of five new research scientists takes UAB’s Department of Anesthesiology to new heights.
Published in Updates

Injured military personnel to benefit from unique set of therapies offered at UAB.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Maryann Manning was a renowned expert in reading and writing instruction and integrated curriculum.
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The “repurposing of verapamil as a beta cell survival therapy in type 1 diabetes” trial will test an approach different from any current diabetes treatment.
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