Displaying items by tag: department of psychiatry and behavioral neurobiology

Two new faculty members have joined the UAB Medicine Office of Wellness, each as a part-time effort in the Professional Development Office.

The UAB Libraries will host its 39th annual Reynolds-Finley Historical Lecture on Friday, March 9, at 4 p.m. This year’s speaker will be Stephen M. Taylor, M.D. Taylor will present a lecture titled “The Opioid Crisis.”
Aaron Fobian, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology and researcher at the UAB School of Health Professions’ Nutrition Obesity Research Center, has been elected Councilor for The Obesity Society — Pediatric Obesity Section. Her term began Nov. 1, and she will serve for the next two years.
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.
Yogesh Dwivedi has been named chair of the NIH Pathophysiological Basis of Mental Disorders and Addictions Study Section.
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.
A mechanism through which circadian clocks in neurons encode external daily rhythms of excitability allows pacesetter neurons to communicate with the rest of the body via electrical impulses, with possible implications in understanding and treating mood disorders.
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