OPE Awards

In 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.

Career Enhancement

Grant Incentive 

Internship 

Postdoctoral Travel 

postdoc

UAB News

  • Becker’s Hospital Review has named the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center as one of the “100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs.” Becker’s Hospital Review has named the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center as one of the nation’s “100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs.” The UAB Cancer Center, the only one from the state of Alabama, was selected for the 2014 edition of its list for leading the way in quality patient care,...

  • A 2010 study by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham found that among a group of more than 100 premenopausal women, fat was significantly reduced in those who consumed the most calcium-rich foods.

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...