The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees named E. George Salter, Ph.D., professor emeritus in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology during its meeting on Sept. 13, 2013. Salter earned his master’s and doctoral degrees from UAB and returned as a faculty member in 1978. He was the first recipient of the UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1991.
UAB emergency docs take teaching skills to KenyaUAB’s new emergency medicine fellowship facilitated a large-scale critical care and trauma training exercise in Kenya for surgical residents and general medicine interns.posted yesterday 187 viewsUAB receives grant to study promising treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemiaA key Leukemia & Lymphoma Society grant will provide an opportunity for a UAB researcher to develop a new immunotherapy treatment approach for the leukemia most prevalent in Western countries.posted yesterday 255 viewsKrontiras named director of UAB surgical oncologyUAB has named breast cancer surgeon Helen Krontiras as the director of the Division of Surgical Oncology.posted 2 days ago 270 viewsUAB fall commencement ceremony, doctoral hooding Dec. 17An estimated 625 students will participate in the commencement ceremony, and 745 students will graduate. The university’s highest degrees will be conferred on 79 students from 18 states and seven countries in the doctoral hooding ceremony.posted 2 days ago 1866 viewsUAB presents movie “Changeover” with group discussion on overcoming tragedy Dec. 12The film was produced by Assistant Professor of Music Technology Craig Brandwein. Psychology faculty will be on hand to discuss how to cope with adverse circumstances after the film.posted 3 days ago 363 viewsJim McClintock to talk about climate change, Alabama’s drought and the Antarctic
UAB Biology professor will be the first of Bham Now’s BOLD Series featured speakers.
UAB’s Yakov Kasman to perform Dec. 6 in Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s Concertmaster and Friends seriesKasman will join ASO members for “Quintessential Quintets” to perform two great piano quintets, one from the 19th century by Robert Schumann and one from the 20th century by Dmitry Shostakovich.
- Event Date December 6
UAB celebrates World AIDS Day 2016 and 30 years of research in the clinical trials networkThree decades of clinical trials have changed the face of HIV/AIDS.posted 9 days ago 1326 viewsElewski chosen to lead UAB’s Department of Dermatology
- Event Date December 6
UAB taps Boni E. Elewski, M.D., to lead the Department of Dermatology.Osteoporosis patient advocates fight for increased DXA scan reimbursementsFollowing hip fracture increases after a reduction in reimbursement rates for DXA scans led to fewer scans, a UAB physician joined other advocates and successfully lobbied to increase DXA scan reimbursements to better identify and reduce hip fractures.posted 16 days ago 1397 viewsThree UAB faculty members selected as fellows by world’s largest general scientific societyThree UAB researchers are among 391 nationwide to be recognized for their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.posted 17 days ago 2258 viewsUAB professor receives $800,000 grant for plant researchShahid Mukhtar was awarded a grant for his latest research with plant systems biology to better understand how pathogens cause plant disease.posted 17 days ago 2023 viewsUAB names vice president of Research after national search
Christopher S. Brown, Ph.D., former vice president of Research for the University of North Carolina System and director and primary investigator of the NASA/North Carolina Space Grant, tapped to grow UAB’s $500 million annual research portfolio.International HIV symposium comes to BirminghamScientists from around the world will gather at UAB in December to focus on HIV research and women, particularly collaborative research on women living with HIV and those at risk.
David Cooper, world renowned xenotransplantation researcher, joins UABCooper will join Joseph Tector as co-director of UAB’s Xenotransplantation Program with their research geared toward using genetically modified pigs to facilitate kidney transplants in humans.posted 23 days ago 2659 viewsUAB receives grant to better serve those with autism spectrum disorder in central AlabamaAlabama Interagency Autism Coordinating Council has established regional networks throughout Alabama to centralize resources for those with autism spectrum disorder, and for their families.posted 24 days ago 6690 viewsTwo UAB investigators recognized as national leaders in rheumatology researchJohn D. Mountz, M.D., Ph.D., and Jasvinder A. Singh, M.D., have been awarded prestigious rheumatology awards for advances in basic and clinical research.posted 24 days ago 1349 viewsUAB’s Henry Panion III, Eric Essix leading musical celebration for Human Rights Award eventFor the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Human Rights Award celebration, Henry Panion III designed a showcase of Alabama artists and the legacy of the civil rights movement. Central to the production are selections and performing artists from guitarist Eric Essix’s new recording “This Train: The Gospel Sessions.”
- Event Date December 6
UAB professor honored with prestigious award and grant by Ronald McDonald House CharitiesDavid Kimberlin, M.D., has received a prestigious award and $100,000 grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities for accomplishments in pediatric medicine and infectious disease control.posted 29 days ago 3566 viewsParcak to receive Smithsonian’s 2016 American Ingenuity AwardThe American Ingenuity Award is the highest honor given by Smithsonian Magazine to recognize innovation in American culture.posted 29 days ago 3427 views
- Event Date November 19