Displaying items by tag: research and innovation

Alabama now has more EPSCoR Track II grants than any other state following the award of basic science grants meant to stimulate competitive research in regions of the country traditionally less able to compete for such research funds.
Michael Heaven's biotech business was hatched in a UAB lab, and accelerated by several UAB resources designed to fuel innovation on campus.
A study led by Department of Social Work Assistant Professor D. Scott Batey is using community-based participatory research to find relationships between community environments and health outcomes for people living with HIV.
UAB students are inventing new uses for unmanned aerial vehicles—UAVs or drones—employing them to reveal nature’s secrets and even save lives.
Dr. Melissa Harris, an assistant professor in the Department of Biology, has received the 2016 PanAmerican Society for Pigment Cell Research (PASPCR) Medrano Award.
The Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded a five-year MIRA R35 grant to Margaret Johnson, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, and coworkers.
Two UAB professors, Amber Genau, Ph.D., and Nicole Riddle, Ph.D., will receive funding from an elite program honoring young researchers.
Researchers have developed a mechanism that emits sound to thwart eavesdroppers from detecting passwords entered with computer keyboards.
Coating insulin-producing cell-clusters with a thin protective layers may be a way to modify and use pig tissue to ultimately treat human diabetes. Testing in mice is the next step.
The Explorers Club chose UAB’s James McClintock for a fellowship in international exploration for significant scientific contributions. 
A study by researchers led by a Department of Psychology alumnus and including psychology faculty suggests exercise may be the key to curbing your appetite after a long day at the office.
Parcak will enlist the help of citizens from around the world to search for hidden civilizations through an online platform called GlobalXplorer.
Articles published today by UAB and its Geroscience Network collaborators explore new interventions in aging processes as part of an effort to increase the healthy, independent years of life for the elderly.
A wearable cloud make the design of mobile and wearable devices simple, inexpensive and lightweight by having mobile device users tap into the resources of the wearable cloud, instead of relying solely on the capabilities of their mobile hardware. 
Kids often acquire S. mutans, a cavity-causing bacterium from nonfamily members, researchers report at the American Society for Microbiology annual meeting.
The zebrafish is making its mark in the field of biomedical research, becoming one of the fastest-growing models of human disease.
A pilot grant was recently awarded to UAB to investigate a noninvasive method of detecting neuroinflammation in rheumatoid arthritis.
Walker will help identify which types of businesses embrace or overlook the importance of cybersecurity, and help capture best practices to increase the adoption of cybersecurity technologies.
Satellite, drone images and ground surveys led to the discovery of a massive man-made platform hidden under sand in the ancient city of Petra.
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