The UAB Research Foundation is now part of the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

On October 1, 2013 the UAB Research Foundation became a part of the UAB Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE). The IIE was approved by the UAB Board of Trustees in February 2013. The Research Foundation, which managed intellectual property created by the UAB community, will now have an expanded presence, and operate as the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The Institute will serve to create and foster an entrepreneurial and innovative ecosystem integrating the UABRF’s existing strengths and capabilities, enhancing and facilitating service and technology commercialization. The mission will include engagement of faculty in creating new classroom and experiential learning opportunities for students across campus, as well as, encourage and cultivate interdisciplinary scholarly research and publication among faculty and clinicians, and serve as the resource center for UAB as it continues to advance its role in innovation and entrepreneurship. The Institute will provide an entry point for industries seeking to collaborate with this world class university. Read more about the IIE.

 

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  • The American Society of Nephrology has named UAB’s Agarwal to a leadership post on the ASN Council.The American Society of Nephrology has elected Anupam Agarwal, M.D., professor and director of the Division of Nephrology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, as a councilor of the ASN Council, the organization’s leadership arm. Agarwal will serve a seven-year term from 2014-2021, beginning this November during ASN Kidney Week. Agarwal graduated with honors from Kasturba Medical College in India....

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