IDPIn order to enhance the career development opportunities available to postdoctoral fellows at UAB, the Office of Postdoctoral Education provides monies to assist with the funding of fellows’ participation in educational activities  outside of UAB, travel to scientific meetings, participation in internships, and grant incentives.For more information on each of these award mechanisms, click on the links below.

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UAB Research News

  • Blocking specific neuron interaction may slow Parkinson's progression
    Two experimental drugs that block LRRK2 kinase enzyme were shown to lessen aggregations of alpha synuclein protein, which have been shown to play a role in the development of Parkinson's disease, report researchers at the University of Alabama Birmingham.
  • UAB optometrist improves treatment and care for patients with dry eye
    Kelly Nichols, O.D., Ph.D., a dry eye expert and dean of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, conducted research studies for the parent drug company to explore the efficacy and safety of lifitegrast in treating this eye condition that affects more than 16 million adults in the United States.
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