The first symposium at the UAB Center for Exercise Medicine brought together scientists from across Alabama and beyond to discuss applying exercise research in different disciplines.
Several members of the Alabama-Mississippi Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society visited MS research labs, giving people with the disease an opportunity to meet front-line scientists.
David Pollock, Ph.D., and Jennifer Pollock, Ph.D., will direct the new Translational Cardio-Renal Research section in Nephrology starting in early 2014.
Etty (Tika) Benveniste, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Cell, Integrative and Developmental Biology, has been elected president of the American Society of Neurochemistry, with term running through 2015.
The Department of Cell, Integrative and Developmental Biology has recruited two new faculty members.
Studies in recent years had suggested that cilia regulate vital processes including growth, appetite, mood, healing and vision.
While most posts from The Mix feature a science story, we have also begun regularly sharing images coming out of UAB research.
Study authors say manipulating hormonal signals could effectively counter age-related cognitive decline.
A researcher who came to UAB in 1984, Gary Hunter has been an international leader in exercise adaptation, energy metabolism and body composition research.