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The Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama System recently approved the establishment of the Emmet O’Neal II Endowed Professorship in the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB. This endowed professorship, funded from the bequest of O’Neal Industries in memory of Emmet O’Neal II, will support lung cancer research. O’Neal Cancer Center Senior Scientist Suzanne Lapi, Ph.D., has been appointed as the first holder of this endowed professorship. 

The Marnix E. Heersink Institute for Biomedical Innovation recently elected its 2022-2023 cohort for the Heersink Innovation Fellows Program. Nine applicants from various disciplines at UAB were accepted into the program to apply the entrepreneurial mindset to their discipline and academic area.

More than 40,000 women die annually from breast cancer. However, annual mammography can reduce this risk. Together, the UAB Departments of Radiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) are encouraging women to prioritize their breast health and awareness.

Anna Sorace, Ph.D., director of the Small Animal Imaging Facility and assistant professor for the Division of Advanced Medical Imaging Research in the Department of Radiology, has been awarded the 2022 Dean's Excellence Award in Research. 

The publication provides a comprehensive guide for physicians across radiology, vascular, and cardiothoracic surgery.

Four faculty members joined the Learning Communities program earlier this year as new mentors. In Part 2 of a Q&A with the new mentors, read what motivated Jessica Fazendin, M.D., and Desiree Morgan M.D., to join the program and why they feel the LCs are important to medical school.

On March 25, 2020, the School of Medicine and the Hugh Kaul Precision Medicine Institute issued a request for applications that would change the course of research at UAB. A year later, the 14 selected projects have led to new discoveries, subsequent funding, high impact publications, and much more.

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