The Center for Community OutReach Development (CORD) is recruiting outstanding research laboratory sponsors to mentor students for the 2018 program. CORD recently received funding for the 2018 edition of the CORD Summer Science Research Internships for High School and Community College Students program.
Children’s of Alabama, the UAB Department of Genetics and the UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine will host the 5th annual Rare Disease Genomics Symposium on Friday, March 2, at 8 a.m. in the Bradley Lecture Center. The day-long conference is open to the public and will commemorate Rare Disease Day.
UAB ranked 15th nationally among public universities in research expenditures and topped $238 million in NIH funding for FY 2016. The School of Medicine received $186 million of that funding in 2016, with that number expected to top $195 million in 2017.
The School of Medicine will celebrate Match Day 2018 on Friday, March 16, at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, when members of the graduating class learn in which medical specialties they have “matched” and where they will carry out their residency trainings.
Deniz Peker, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Pathology, is the junior faculty winner of the Dean’s Excellence Award in Mentorship.
The UAB Graduate Medical Education (GME) Office is currently accepting proposals for an initiative that exclusively aims to improve physician wellness at UAB.
UAB joined the Stop the Bleed campaign in 2017, and provided on-site trauma kits and training at Homewood High School. UAB News recently broadcasted a livestream in which UAB physicians demonstrated how to use Stop the Bleed kits in the event of a mass incident.
Human peripheral nerves — all the nerves outside of the central nervous system — are protected by the blood-nerve barrier. Researchers have detailed, for the first time, the normal human transcriptome of the blood-nerve barrier.
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