Investigators with the UAB School of Health Professions UAB/Lakeshore Research Collaborative have been awarded grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention totaling more than $10 million during the next five years.
UAB’s Candace Floyd is set to take a top leadership post with the National Neurotrauma Society.
The American College of Surgeons has again verified UAB as a Level I Trauma Center, a designation held by UAB since 1999.
UAB has established the third multidisciplinary comprehensive clinic in the world for transverse myelitis, a rare spinal cord disease.
UAB’s Spain Rehabilitation Center celebrates its 50th anniversary with a scientific symposium on traumatic brain injury.
A paper authored by Michael DeVivo, Dr.PH., director emeritus of the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, was the most-cited paper published in Spinal Cord in 2012.
The foundation —founded by Mike Jezdimir, who was diagnosed with transverse myelitis in 1967 — raised money by hosting events throughout Alabama.
Cory Smith and Melissa Jordan are recipients of the Rehabilitation Research Experience for Medical Students grant program, which will fund eight weeks of scholarly research in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Ameen Barghi of Birmingham and Miranda Collier of Dothan were named 2013 Goldwater Scholars by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship in Excellence in Education Foundation.
The Mike L. Jezdimir Transverse Myelitis Foundation supports TM research at UAB in eight disciplines.