Compensation Guidelines

All mentors at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are strongly encouraged to follow the National Institutes of Health, National Research Service Award (NRSA) stipend level guidelines.

The current compensation amounts for years of experience can be found at

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-14-046.html

If it is impossible to fund according to the NRSA guidelines, the minimum starting salary at UAB is $35,190.00 (effective Oct. 1, 2011) plus benefits.

 

UAB News

  • It has been more than 30 years since the last major advancement in prostate cancer screening technology, and the latest advancement is now available in the Southeast only at UAB.Soroush Rais-Bahrami, far right, and Jeffrey NixThe latest advancement in prostate cancer detection is magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound fusion-guided biopsy, which offers benefits for both patient and physician. The only place in the Southeast offering the MRI-US image fusion technique is at the University of Alabama...

  • Dr. Trygve Tollefsbol, director of the Cell Senescence Culture Facility at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, said the study "provides a unique way of looking at aging not only in terms of aging of the liver but also in terms of epigenetic aging." The findings are important because a liver that ages more quickly may make a person more likely to develop cancer, Tollefsbol added.