David Sweatt, Ph.D., the Evelyn F. McKnight Endowed Chairman of the Department of Neurobiology and the director of the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute, has been named director of the Civitan International Research Center.
Renowned researcher Eric Hunter, Ph.D., will be the inaugural speaker for the Susan Roberts Dubay Endowed Lecture in the Department of Microbiology.
Former Gov. Albert P. Brewer presented the inaugural Brewer-Heslin Award for Professionalism in Medicine on Aug. 16 to Martin J. Heslin, M.D., the physician who inspired Brewer to establish the endowment.
Third-year medical student Ryan B. Khodadadi is the first recipient of a new scholarship honoring a genetics pioneer that supports students who demonstrate exceptional academic and leadership abilities.
Fifty-first transplant means 102 total surgeries have been performed since December 2013 as the nation’s longest-ever chain continues to grow.
Southern favorites like fried chicken and bacon may taste great when consumed, but they can have negative effects on heart health, according to UAB researchers.
Proposed budget cuts to Alabama’s Medicaid program would be disastrous to the state, says the CEO of the UAB Health System.
An Arizona drug company will patent the small peptide drug.
Through their foundation and their personal giving, Gillian and Mike Goodrich have committed several gifts that will enable UAB to recruit a world-class pediatric cancer researcher, strengthen efforts to eliminate health and cancer disparities, and accelerate breast cancer research at UAB.
In JAMA Viewpoint, Edward W. Hook III, M.D., says doctors and patients must be willing to talk about sex if we are to decrease the nation’s rate of sexually transmitted infections.