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Postdocs in UAB News

  • Deadlines for abstracts are set for early fall and are open to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, clinical fellows and residents.Registration is open and abstracts are being accepted for the Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center symposium “Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease,” which will be held Oct. 22-23 in the Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort and Spa. Sept. 1 is the deadline for abstracts to be considered for oral presentation and the Featheringill Young Investigator Award. Oct. 2 is the...

  • A national expert in the biomedical engineering field will chair UAB’s joint department beginning Oct. 1.Written by Kendra Carter Jianyi Zhang, M.D., Ph.D., a national leader in myocardial bioenergetics, biomaterial and stem cells for cardiac repair, has been named the chair of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, a joint department in the schools of Medicine and Engineering. Zhang will come to UAB from the University of Minnesota Medical School, where he is...

UAB Research News

  • Foods high in fats have long been put into the “unhealthy” category by nutrition experts, but UAB researchers believe this may have been all wrong, all along.For decades, the thought process behind “eating right” has been to focus on consuming a low-fat diet. But nutritional researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham say, when it comes to affecting body composition, this might be all wrong. Nutrition Obesity Research Center researchers Kevin Fontaine, Ph.D., and Amy...

  • UAB School of Education honors children’s and young adult book author Jacqueline Woodson and UAB alumnus Tsuguhiko Kato at 26th annual Midsouth Reading and Writing Conference.Jacqueline WoodsonAcclaimed author Jacqueline Woodson and UAB School of Education alumnus Tsuguhiko Kato were honored for their contributions in the area of literacy at the 26th annual Midsouth Reading and Writing Conference. The conference, hosted by the UAB School of Education, was held at George Washington Carver High School in Birmingham...