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.
Most known for his work in head and neck radiology, Chapman provides expertise in advanced brain tumor imaging and interventional spine procedures.
David Chaplin, M.D., Ph.D., to the new position in the School of Medicine aimed at increasing development opportunities for faculty.
Julie L. Locher, Ph.D., associate director for enrichment at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Nutrition Obesity Research Center, was unanimously awarded Fellow status in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Section by the Gerontological Society of America.
Robin Lorenz, M.D., Ph.D., assistant dean for Physician-Scientist Education at the UAB School of Medicine, was recently named president of the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists.
Bebin is co-director of the UAB Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic and a founding member of the TSC Clinical Research Consortium.
Gorelick, who joined the UAB faculty in 2012, has worked in lab research since he was a high-school student.
Weight-loss researcher hopes to prove brief but intensive follow-up care bolsters dieters’ motivation and prevents relapse.