Etty “Tika” Benveniste, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Cell, Integrative and Developmental Biology, has been appointed interim senior associate dean for Research Administration and Development in the UAB School of Medicine, effective Jan. 1, 2015.
Robert M. Centor, M.D., has been elected to mastership by the American College of Physicians, one of the highest honors available to internists.
Kirby Bland, M.D., Fay Fletcher Kerner Professor and chair of the Department of Surgery and surgeon-in-chief of the UAB Health System Hospitals and Clinics, was named the 2014 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, the highest honor bestowed by the UAB Academic Health Center.
The “repurposing of verapamil as a beta cell survival therapy in type 1 diabetes” trial will test an approach different from any current diabetes treatment.
By reusing casework and furniture, the School of Medicine and Facilities Division are cutting costs, completing projects more quickly and being kinder to the environment.
The UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science is accepting applications for a six-month certificate program that provides additional training for those interested in an academic career in clinical and translational research.
The Neuroscience Roadmap Scholars Program is designed to help graduate students from underrepresented communities — racial/ethnic minorities and people with disability — succeed in a career in neuroscience.
Watch Dr. Watts' presentation from his State of the University address held on Oct. 29.
Early Birmingham’s medical development is the subject of a Reynolds Historical Lecture looking at the first four decades of the city’s history.