Displaying items by tag: Division of Hematology and Oncology

John Osborne, Ph.D., assistant professor of Medicine at the Informatics Institute, recently received a notice of award for a U24 supplement to develop a cancer algorithm predicting the severity of cancer recurrence in patients. The work will build on previously funded work to identify recurrence retrospectively in UAB cancer patients using structured EHR data and clinical text.

Rui Lu, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Medicine's Division of Hematology and Oncology, is the 2023 junior faculty winner of the Dean's Excellence Award in Research.

Erica Stringer-Reasor, M.D., associate professor in the Division of Hematology and Oncology, is the senior faculty winner of the Dean's Excellence Award in Diversity Enhancement.

Jill Hancock, clinical research coordinator in the Lifespan Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, found a connection to the local community in a unique way after moving to Birmingham from Louisiana—by volunteering at the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

The Heersink communications staff sat down with Dr. Julie Kanter to gain insights about the research of this study, UAB, and the science community.

This summer, MS2s Jessica Wu and Geoffrey Bostany are working on forward-thinking projects in the lab of Smita Bhatia, M.D., MPH, director of the Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Gay and Bew White Endowed Chair in Pediatric Oncology.

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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