• New bioinformatics program is the first of its kind in the state

    New bioinformatics program is the first of its kind in the state

    The new Bachelor of Science degree program in bioinformatics will launch this fall.
  • Verapamil shown to be an effective Type 1 diabetes therapy

    Verapamil shown to be an effective Type 1 diabetes therapy

    Oral administration of a common blood pressure medication enabled patients to produce more of their own insulin.
  • Researchers investigate psychedelic mushrooms for cocaine addiction

    Researchers investigate psychedelic mushrooms for cocaine addiction

    UAB is one of six universities in the world currently investigating the medicinal benefits of psilocybin.
  • UAB Engineering contract with NASA doubled to $50 million

    UAB Engineering contract with NASA doubled to $50 million

    Funding for freezer stowage units developed at UAB expanded through multi-year contract with NASA.
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