Early palliative care offers statistically beneficial effects on patient survival and family caregiver burden, according to articles published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
A UAB study to explore the effects of intraocular pressure fluctuations on glaucoma receives federal funding.
A UAB study sheds new light on the epigenetics of memory formation and memory loss in patients with epilepsy, and the discovery may have implications for many other memory disorders.
June 03, 2015
UAB presents preliminary data indicating a significant savings in cancer costs by using a novel lay navigation program.
A study of the rapid evolution of the insulin-signaling molecular network that regulates growth, reproduction, metabolism and aging lays important groundwork for future studies.
A new study from UAB suggests that the effect of genetic variants on warfarin dose differs by race – a step towards personalized medicine.
May 27, 2015
UAB researchers find a chemical pathway — a glutamate transporter — that may be causing seizures and shorten survival rates for patients with brain tumors.
April 23, 2015
As UAB’s strategic planning process continues, top CAS priorities include undergraduate program development, and recruitment, retention and graduation; building a new College of Arts and Sciences building and renovating Campbell Hall; and growing leadership and personnel.
April 14, 2015
Janet M. Turan, Ph.D., associate professor in the UAB School of Public Health, has been awarded an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to complete the study.
The VORLab will study the effects of injuries sustained in football and other contact sports on balance, eye movement and vision to improve diagnostic tools and promote recovery.
Four School of Education faculty members to present at American Educational Research Association annual meeting.
The runx2 master transcription factor functions differently in chondrocytes and osteoblasts, two key cells in bone formation.
Published in Service to Community
Similar to the ancient Greek legend of the Trojan horse, platelets in a transgenic mouse deliver a life-saving enzyme.
March 24, 2015
Curtis A. Carver Jr., Ph.D., comes to UAB from the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, where he served as vice chancellor and chief information officer.
February 27, 2015
Published in Student Experience
February 26, 2015
National Institute of Nursing Research’s five-year grant is for ENABLE: CHF-PC study to determine whether palliative care is a best practice for heart-failure patients.
February 24, 2015
UAB researchers are probing the secrets of subretinal drusenoid deposits, which may be a leading factor in the onset of age-related macular degeneration.
Donation from Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company and Protective Life Corporation will aid new disease-changing therapies in the ADDA pipeline.
February 18, 2015
Renowned UAB HPV expert Warner Huh says new nine-valent HPV vaccine has the potential to eradicate the majority of cervical cancer.
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