J. Michael Wyss, Ph.D., has spent decades at the University of Alabama at Birmingham looking into brain function in his research lab and reaching out to Birmingham-area and Alabama K-12 schools to improve their science, math and technology education, particularly for underrepresented and minority students.
In animal experiments, a human-derived glioblastoma significantly regressed when treated with the combination of an experimental enzyme inhibitor and the standard glioblastoma chemotherapy drug, temozolomide.
Five faculty members in the UAB School of Medicine have been named the 2018 class of James A. Pittman Jr., M.D., Scholars, a program created to recognize the contributions of junior faculty and support the recruitment and retention of highly competitive scientists and physician-scientists.
These results, seen in animal models, represent a potentially novel therapeutic target for the treatment of seizure disorders.
The 11 postdocs selected to receive Outstanding Postdoctoral Awards represent nine departments, divisions and schools across UAB.
Winners of the 2017 Argus Awards were announced at the ceremony held Friday, Sept. 8. The awards are given each year by medical students to honor their professors and course directors for excellence in medical education.
This is the first demonstration of donor microbes persisting in the recipient following fecal transplant, a finding made possible by a novel method to “fingerprint” individual strains of bacteria.
Bradley K. Yoder, Ph.D., UAHSF Endowed Chair in Biomedical Research, has been named chair of the Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology at the UAB School of Medicine.
UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine will join a key NIH consortium looking for the molecular changes that occur during and after exercise to advance the understanding of how physical activity improves and preserves health.
David Resuehr, Ph.D. and Ashita Tolwani, M.D., were two of 11 faculty members recognized across UAB as winners of the 2016 President’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching.
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