UAB Postdoctoral Association

currentstudents2Welcome to the UAB Postdoctoral Association

The UAB Postdoctoral Association (PDA) is a volunteer organization that provides a voice for the interest of postdoctoral scholars at UAB. It works to encourage meaningful and constructive dialogue with the Office of Postdoctoral Education, the Council on Postdoctoral Education, and the university to advocate for improvements in policies affecting postdocs. It also organizes and carries out social and educational events for all postdocs at UAB.

If you are a postdoc at UAB, you are a member of the UAB-PDA! We welcome your suggestions and input. Please contact a member of the PDA Executive Board and/or visit our Comments / Suggestions box for more information.

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Thank you!

UAB-PDA

UAB News

  • A UAB professor has been named to the first 40 Under 40 list from the American Society for Clinical Pathology.Michelle Brown, M.S., an assistant professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences, has been named to the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s inaugural 40 Under 40. Brown, the clinical education coordinator in the Clinical Laboratory Science program, was recognized for her achievements and contributions to the medical laboratory professional field. “The...

  • UAB’s Benevolent Fund will award a Community Impact Grant worth up to $50,000 to a community nonprofit.UAB President Ray Watts speaks at the Benevolent Fund campaign celebration. It was announced at the reception that the Benevolent Fund has created the Community Impact Grant worth up to $50,000.The UAB Benevolent Fund, the UAB employee-supported charitable campaign, wants to make a bigger impact on the community by creating the Community Impact Grant initiative. The inaugural grant of up...

UAB Research News

  • New drugs to slow or even prevent Parkinson’s could be in human studies as early as 2015.Written by Matt Windsor An enzyme closely associated with genetic forms of Parkinson’s disease appears to play a larger role in its progression than previously thought, say investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The new research offers encouraging evidence that drugs to block this enzyme, known as leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 or LRRK2, could slow — or even...

  • UAB School of Nursing's federally funded study shows both the patient and caregiver benefit from early palliative care.The earlier a specific phone-based, palliative care support program can be introduced to caregivers, the better they will be able to cope with the caregiving experience, according to research conducted by University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing investigators. The patient outcomes from the study, known as ENABLE III, were presented June 3 at the American Society of...