The UAB Civitan International Research Center announced 2018-19 Civitan research award recipients during a reception for the Civitan International Board of Directors on October 25th. Click here for the full article and more photos. In the photo below, Dr. Sarah O'kelley (left) received the Civitan McNulty Scientist Award and Heather Dark (center) along with Silvienne Stint Jago received Civitan Emerging Scholar Awards.awards web 3627

 

 

 

A new pilot study by Civitan Scientists Dr. Rajesh Kana and Dr. Despina Stavrinos aims to improve driving safety for people with cognitive disorders such as ADHD and Autism. Click here to learn more. (Pdf file)

Group photos of benefit attendees










The Annual Art of Giving Charity Auction Benefitting UAB Civitan Sparks Clinics was held October 6 in the CIRC atrium.The event was attended by faculty, students, families and members of Civitan International. The benefit was hosted by the Research Civitan Club at UAB and the Civitan Alabama Central District. Civitans Jerry Levert, Governor of the Civitan Alabama District, and Governor-elect Judith A. Pike, were there representing Civitan International, the CIRC's community partner. Research Civitan Club President Tiffany Alexander and President-elect Dr. Matt Alexander as well as many other members of the Research Civitan Club planned and hosted visitors to the CIRC. Food, live music, and the Mystery at the Museum game were all part of the festivities. For more photos click this link.

Photo of Judith A. Pike (left) Governor Elect of Civitan Alabama Central District, receiving an Award of Appreciation from Jerry Levert, Governor Civitan Alabama Central District, co-sponsors of the event.Photo of Judith A. Pike (left) Governor Elect of Civitan Alabama Central District, receiving an Award of Appreciation from Jerry Levert, Governor Civitan Alabama Central District, co-sponsors of the event.

1
Lucas Pozzo-Miller, et al., were published in the eNeuro September/October 2018 edition under Disorders of the Nervous System, Loss of Mecp2 Causes Atypical Synaptic and Molecular Plasticity of Parvalbumin-Expressing Interneurons Reflecting Rett Syndrome-Like Sensorimotor Defects