The Quimby Award honors American Association of Physicists in Medicine members with notable careers and outstanding achievements in medical physics.   

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Altered excitability is seen in brain neurons in epilepsy, depression, drug addiction and other disorders, and this discovery may offer a potential therapeutic target.

Sowing the Seeds of Health, a longstanding educational program at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, helps to reduce breast and cervical cancer among Latina women. 

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Kelly Walters relishes her access to scientists, clinicians and research opportunities unavailable to undergraduates at many other universities as she builds toward a career in medicine.  

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Sedentary behavior — even among physically active people — may be associated with an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and more. 

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Broad telehealth accessibility in Alabama would provide unprecedented access to care in rural areas by eliminating the geographic divide and improving the quality of life for those with chronic and rare diseases. 

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UAB School of Medicine has named respected clinician-educator Roger D. Smalligan, M.D., MPH, dean of the Huntsville Regional Medical Campus

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A UAB urologist has led the development of extensive guidelines of surgical management of kidney stones.

The dean and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine will present the keynote address at the UAB Medicine Leadership in Academic Medicine lecture series Aug. 16. 

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The 186 members of the UAB School of Medicine Class of 2020 will receive their symbolic white coats at a ceremony Aug. 14.

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UAB researchers have discovered that an infant’s airway — once thought to be sterile until after birth — is colonized by bacteria or bacterial DNA, which could be protective for or predict development of severe lung disease, knowledge that may offer a therapeutic target.
An NIH grant will help support personalized medicine and patient-oriented research at UAB.
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The summit will provide an opportunity to learn from people who are experts in their field, some of whom have achieved an enormous amount of success in their own states.
Julie Locher is recognized for her research contributions in nutritional well-being within the gerontology field.
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Nearly 1,400 students will graduate this summer, and an estimated 700 are expected to walk in the summer commencement ceremony at Bartow Arena.
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Early diagnosis of acute kidney injury in preterm infants is possible through urinary protein markers.
The mechanism of widespread reorganization of DNA methylation may be a therapeutic target to prevent or reverse dyskinesia.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has initiated a joint call for action from Alabama organizations urging HPV vaccine for children.
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UAB’s Department of Ophthalmology provides a new residency program track to give incoming residents the option to participate in a clinical or basic research project of their choice.
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Kids often acquire S. mutans, a cavity-causing bacterium from nonfamily members, researchers report at the American Society for Microbiology annual meeting.
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