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  • UAB adult spina bifida program provides care transitions

    UAB adult spina bifida program provides care transitions An independent life for spina bifida patients is still possible, thanks to programs like the UAB Transitional Spina Bifida Clinic.

  • Spina Bifida spotlight: Zac Cannady

    Spina Bifida spotlight: Zac Cannady October marks Spina Bifida Awareness Month , and the UAB Departments of Neurosurgery, Urology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation are sharing stories and experiences that challenge us to raise more awareness and support for those living with Spina Bifida.This week, Zac Cannady shares more about his experiences with Spina Bifida and the transition from pediatric to adult care.

  • Spina Bifida spotlight: Elizabeth Collier

    Spina Bifida spotlight: Elizabeth Collier October marks Spina Bifida Awareness Month, and the UAB Departments of Neurosurgery, Urology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation are sharing stories and experiences that challenge us to raise more awareness and support for those living with Spina Bifida. This week, Elizabeth Collier shares more about her experiences with Spina Bifida and the transition from pediatric to adult care.

  • Spina Bifida spotlight: Taria Jackson

    Spina Bifida spotlight: Taria Jackson The UAB Departments of Neurosurgery, Urology, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation are sharing stories and experiences that challenge us to raise more awareness and support for those living with Spina Bifida. This week, Taria Jackson shares more about her experiences with Spina Bifida and the transition from pediatric to adult care.

  • UAB highlights Spina Bifida Awareness Month

    UAB highlights Spina Bifida Awareness Month The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as the Departments of Neurosurgery and Urology are sharing the stories of three incredible patients with spina bifida.

  • Faculty receive promotions, tenure

    Faculty receive promotions, tenure Patrick Selph, M.D., has been promoted from assistant professor to associate professor on the non-tenure earning track, effective October 1, 2021.  Patrick Selph, M.D.

  • COVID-19 vaccines and men’s reproductive health

    COVID-19 vaccines and men’s reproductive health UAB’s Adam Baumgarten, M.D., shares more on the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine for men.

  • Faculty, residents present at AUA 2021

    Faculty, residents present at AUA 2021 The 2021 American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting was fully virtual Sept. 10-13. Urologists around the world, including some of our own in the UAB Department of Urology, provided access to groundbreaking research, new guidelines and the latest advances in urologic medicine. 

  • Prostate cancer survivors urge men to seek screening, erase stigma surrounding men’s health

    Prostate cancer survivors urge men to seek screening, erase stigma surrounding men’s health Three Black men from Alabama and Mississippi share the importance of prostate cancer screenings for early detection and treatment.

  • Joseph recognized by ACGME for Review Committee service

    Joseph recognized by ACGME for Review Committee service David Joseph, M.D., professor in the Department of Urology, has been recognized by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) for volunteering his expertise to the Review Committee.

  • Mitchell receives Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria Foundation-KidneyCure Research Scholar Grant

    Mitchell receives Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria Foundation-KidneyCure Research Scholar Grant KidneyCure, the American Society of Nephrology Foundation, awarded Tanecia Mitchell, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Urology, the 2021 Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria Foundation-KidneyCure Research Scholar Grant.

  • Annual R.O.C.K. Society meeting held virtually

    Annual R.O.C.K. Society meeting held virtually Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Research on Calculus Kinetics (R.O.C.K.) Society meeting that was scheduled in Birmingham, AL, was held virtually Friday and Saturday, May 21-22, 2021.

  • Six chosen among first to be named UAB VIP

    Six chosen among first to be named UAB VIP Lisa Harvey, Timothy Key, Malcolm Marler, Kerry McAlpine, Akia McCurdy and Justin Roth are the first six honorees of the UAB Shared Values in Action Program launched this year to honor employees whose work best exemplifies institutional values.

  • School of Medicine tops $269 million in NIH funding for 2020

    School of Medicine tops $269 million in NIH funding for 2020 UAB received over $325 million in research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2020.

  • O'Neal Invests awards Sudarshan pre-R01 grant

    O'Neal Invests awards Sudarshan pre-R01 grant The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center has awarded $1.2 million in research grants through its new program, O’Neal Invests.

  • #UroMatch: 2021

    #UroMatch: 2021 We are excited to announce Zach Burns and Alex Nocera, UAB, and Corbin Norton, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. Please welcome them to the team!

  • Rais-Bahrami featured in UAB MedCast

    Rais-Bahrami featured in UAB MedCast Soroush Rais-Bahrami, M.D., associate professor of Urology, and Sam Galgano, M.D., assistant professor of Radiology, were featured in UAB's CME accredited podcast, UAB MedCast. 

  • Department scholars present research at 2020 CAIRIBU meeting

    Department scholars present research at 2020 CAIRIBU meeting Three department scholars presented research at the 2020 Collaborating for the Advancement of Interdisciplinary Research in Benign Urology (CAIRIBU) Annual Meeting.

  • Sudarshan elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation

    Sudarshan elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation Sunil Sudarshan, M.D., professor of urology and co-leader of the Cancer Biology and Immunology Program within the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), one of the oldest medical honor societies in the United States.

  • PRDM16 suppresses HIF-targeted gene expression in kidney cancer

    PRDM16 suppresses HIF-targeted gene expression in kidney cancer Sunil Sudarshan, M.D., professor in the Department of Urology, has been selected as the School of Medicine's Featured Discovery recipient for his most recent study.