The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the renaming of the Division of Nuclear Medicine in the Department of Radiology to the Division of Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics during its meeting on Nov. 2, 2012. The change reflects the evolving mission of the division. Janis P. O’Malley, M.D., will serve as the director of the division.
UAB driving simulator lab has national debut live on TODAYCutting-edge technology and research brings national attention to UAB.posted 2 days ago 1235 viewsStudy shows how different people respond to aspirin — an important cardioprotective drugUnderstanding how people respond to aspirin is key in terms of knowing who will benefit from it.posted 3 days ago 289 viewsDepartment of Ophthalmology to host 2016 Clinical and Research SymposiumThe University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and Department of Ophthalmology will host the 2016 Annual Clinical and Research Symposium on May 13-14 at the Westin Birmingham.posted 3 days ago 212 viewsStudy to test ways to improve cognitive functioning of older adults with HIVUAB School of Nursing Professor David Vance, Ph.D., received a five-year, $2.86 million R01 grant to test ways of improving cognitive function in older adults with HIV.posted 5 days ago 529 viewsFirst-of-its-kind driving simulator lab at UAB powered by donation from Honda Manufacturing of Alabama and ALDOTThe facility will enable new distracted-driving research, addressing a major public health issue that is a leading cause of highway and traffic-related injuries and death.posted 10 days ago 2138 viewsUAB looking for healthy adults to participate in study on blood pressureThe UAB Division of Rheumatology and Immunology and the Division of Cardiovascular Disease look at effects of Allopurinol in healthy adults age 18-40.posted 11 days ago 584 viewsUAB observational study of Zika virus infection during pregnancy begins in BrazilUAB professor leads study in Brazil to help further understand the effects of Zika virus during pregnancy.posted 16 days ago 1812 viewsUAB Medical Genomics Laboratory refines its genetic testing technologyCustomized deep-coverage, next-generation sequencing will replace the current state-of-the-art approach.posted 17 days ago 1092 viewsUAB REACT aims to catalyze high-impact clinical trials in medical rehabilitationUAB’s new REACT Center is the national coordinating center for six centers designed to promote research and train scientists and clinicians in the medical rehabilitation field.posted 18 days ago 1490 viewsUAB to hold 11th annual MHRC Health Disparities SymposiumThe 11th annual UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium, April 21, will showcase compelling workshops and the groundbreaking findings of eminent researchers in the health disparities field.
UAB cleared for design stage of new Collat School of Business and Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship buildingBoard approval provides authorization for stage three planning to proceed for new Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Collat School of Business building.posted 20 days ago 3031 viewsPersonality may dictate how distracted you are while drivingUAB researchers uncover new information about drivers’ likelihood to participate in risky roadway behavior.posted 20 days ago 2014 viewsLawson receives ADA investigator awardNathaniel Lawson, DMD, assistant professor at the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Dentistry, is the recipient of the 2015 John W. Stanford New Investigator Award given by the American Dental Association.posted 20 days ago 896 viewsUAB awarded $19.5 million grant for new xenotransplantation programGift from United Therapeutics will establish Xenotransplantation Institute and bring additional resources to support the endeavor with a goal of genetically modified kidney transplants taking place by 2021.posted 23 days ago 4336 viewsAlabama Vaccine Research Clinic recruiting for new clinical trial for preventive antibody for HIVAn international clinical trial for a new HIV antibody, VRC01 begins in late spring at UAB as part of the Antibody Mediated Prevention study.posted 25 days ago 807 viewsCardiac arrest study showed benefit from antiarrhythmic drugsA resuscitation study found another small step to help improve out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival.posted 26 days ago 1498 viewsFertility Care Network provides infertility resources to families throughout stateInfertility choices for women are expanded with UAB Fertility Care Network.posted 26 days ago 1501 viewsNew study explores patient navigator effect for those with diabetesRole of mentors for patients with diabetes is the focus of a $30,000 grant.posted 27 days ago 1411 viewsAlumnus and Rhodes Scholar Josh Carpenter to speak at UAB EXPOThe event celebrates excellence in research, creative activity and scholarship from UAB undergraduate students. This year's theme is “Becoming Confident in Curiosity: Live the Questions.”posted a while back 1579 views
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UAB approved for $2.5 million research funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research InstituteResearch funding awarded to evaluate the effectiveness of disease-specific outcomes of patients using biologic therapies.posted a while back 1390 views