Eleven outstanding faculty members were named recipients of the 2017 Dean’s Excellence Awards, an honor recognizing exceptional contributions made by School of Medicine faculty in service, teaching, research, diversity enhancement and mentorship.
The Health Services Foundation General Endowment Fund grants offer financial support for projects within UAB demonstrating multidisciplinary efforts in clinical care, medical education, laboratory research and patient-oriented research.
James J. Cimino, M.D., director of the UAB Informatics Institute and Endowed Professor in Informatics, has been elected to the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics.
Funding to UAB for medical research by the National Institutes of Health topped $238 million in 2016, driving innovation and growth.
Successful Phase III trials at UAB contributed to the development of a novel “corrector-potentiator” combination drug therapy for cystic fibrosis patients.
These scientifically diverse researchers deliver lectures at American Society for Microbiology Branch meetings throughout the United States.
Seven rising second-year medical students have been chosen for the first class of the School of Medicine’s new Health Equity Scholars Program, created earlier this year to prepare students with skills to work with medically underserved populations.
Sadis Matalon, Ph.D., Dr.Sc. (Hon), distinguished professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, has been tapped to become editor-in-chief of the American Physiological Society’s Physiological Reviews effective January 2018.
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