The tech-packed location in Sterne Library aims to be a hub of innovation and entrepreneurship on campus.
In a new study in JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers used data from the CARDIA study to investigate the long-term effects of marijuana use on verbal memory and other cognitive functions.
UAB researcher Eugenia Kharlampieva, Ph.D., is designing “smart” particles to deliver cancer drugs to tumors. She has found that changes in the shape and elasticity of these tiny carriers greatly influence their ability to reach cancer cells — and kill them.
UAB senior Jarrod Hicks is working with neurobiologist Kristina Visscher, Ph.D., to investigate how cognitive exercises rewire brain networks. The work could point to new strategies to help the world’s growing population of older adults.
Young UAB researchers are using quadcopters to film sea turtles in the wild and designing long-haul drones to ferry humanitarian aid. Learn more in a public lecture at Hoover Public Library on Feb. 8 at 6:30 p.m.
One major goal is the discovery of new genotype/phenotype correlations — how a particular mutation indicates that some symptoms in patients are unlikely to develop with age.
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