• UAB will test a COVID-19 vaccine candidate created by Altimmune Inc.

    UAB will test a COVID-19 vaccine candidate created by Altimmune Inc. The testing at UAB will investigate immune responses to the vaccine in mice — an important step before any Phase 1 human safety trial in patients later this year.

  • 2020 Match Day Results

    Congratulations to the following physicians who will be joining our residency program in June 2020. Dr. Susan Black reports that after a strong interview season, 21 residents have been matched from 13 medical schools with one resident to enter our[…]

  • Discoveries on deck: Back pain, race and money

    Discoveries on deck: Back pain, race and money Are there differences in the way that minority groups and people with low socioeconomic status experience chronic low back pain? Learn more about an ongoing study in this new series that looks behind the scenes of UAB’s latest grants and[…]

  • New pathogenic mechanism for influenza NS1 protein found

    New pathogenic mechanism for influenza NS1 protein found Influenza NS1 can bind with the cell’s RIG-I protein, blocking the innate immune response

  • Photo Gallery: Research Day 2020

    Photo Gallery: Research Day 2020 The department held its first Research Day on Monday, January 13, in the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center. Organized by Associate Professor Brant Wagener, M.D., Ph.D., the event featured 38 research posters and three speakers. Jack Crawford, M.D., Ph.D., presented his poster “Solvent/detergent-treated[…]

  • Announcing the fall 2019 REINVENT grant recipients

    Congratulations to those awarded funding in the fall 2019 REINVENT cycle. REINVENT is a collaborative research seed funding program for faculty projects within the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine. The recipients of the awards are granted up to $50,000[…]

  • Photo Gallery: 2019 BMR II Holiday Potluck

    Photo Gallery: 2019 BMR II Holiday Potluck Click through to see photos from the BMR II Holiday Potluck, held Dec. 16. 

  • Photo Gallery: 2019 Holiday Party

    Photo Gallery: 2019 Holiday Party Click through to see photos of our holiday party, held Dec. 12 at The Florentine.

  • Building Collaboration

    Building Collaboration The rain didn't stop the sounds of hammers and saws as a mix of medical students from SIGA (Student Interest Group in Anesthesiology) and faculty members from the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine partnered with Habitat for Humanity on Oct. 26[…]

  • Faculty recognized at Endowed Chairs and Professorships Reception

    Faculty recognized at Endowed Chairs and Professorships Reception Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., FACS, dean of the School of Medicine, welcomed thirteen faculty members and their families to the Endow Chairs and Professorships Reception Nov. 5.

  • Why myelinated mammalian nerves are fast and allow high frequency

    Why myelinated mammalian nerves are fast and allow high frequency A new discovery in parts of the nerve called Nodes of Ranvier yielded an answer to rapid sensory and motor reactions in mammals.

  • Announcing our 2020-2021 Fellows

    The Department is pleased to announce our fellows for the 2020-2021 academic year: Cardiothoracic (PD-Brad Meers):Zach Colbaugh: Anesthesiology, The University of Alabama at BirminghamPatrick Hussey: Anesthesiology, New York Presbyterian HospitalBrooke LeBlanc: Anesthesiology, Ochsner Clinic FoundationChristopher Racine: Anesthesiology, University of Virginia Medical[…]

  • Birmingham Recommendations From Our Resident Recruitment Directors

    Birmingham Recommendations From Our Resident Recruitment Directors We asked our resident recruitment directors to share some of their favorite places to visit. Read below to find out how they enjoy spending their time outside the hospital. 

  • UAB welcomes new residents and fellows

    UAB welcomes new residents and fellows UAB Graduate Medical Education welcomed 189 new residents and fellows Wednesday, June 19, during an orientation session in the West Pavilion Atrium.

  • State of addiction: How UAB is making an impact on the opioid crisis

    State of addiction: How UAB is making an impact on the opioid crisis The knowledge and will to fight the opioid epidemic from all angles is why UAB is best positioned to combat the far-reaching opioid crisis.

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