The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the Dora and Sanjay Singh Endowed Research Fund in Information Systems during its meeting June 14, 2013. The fund will benefit research in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Collat School of Business Department of Management, Information Systems and Quantitative Methods. Sanjay Singh, Ph.D., was an associate professor of business, and Dora Singh is a pharmacist at UAB Hospital. In 2011, Sanjay Singh received the Honorary Alumni Award through the Alumni Leadership Recognition Awards.
UAB researchers discover why brain neurons in Parkinson’s disease stop benefiting from levodopaThe mechanism of widespread reorganization of DNA methylation may be a therapeutic target to prevent or reverse dyskinesia.posted yesterday 287 viewsAcute kidney injury identifiable in preterm infantsEarly diagnosis of acute kidney injury in preterm infants is possible through urinary protein markers.posted yesterday 165 viewsUAB Engineering award-winning team works with NASA to bring high-tech freezers to spaceUAB’s Engineering and Innovative Technology Development team will be recognized by NASA for achievement in space-related research and production.posted 8 days ago 2842 viewsUAB ranked among the world’s top 150 again by Center for World University RankingsUAB has been ranked No. 1 in Alabama and among the top 150 universities in the world by the Center for World University Rankings.posted 8 days ago 10537 viewsUAB optometrist improves treatment and care for patients with dry eyeIndividuals with dry eye have hope as researchers continue to learn more about causes, symptoms and treatments.posted 8 days ago 1025 viewsTechnology improves clinical trial management and patient experienceUAB has implemented a new application suite to improve clinical trial management, and enhance communication among trial sites and with study participants.posted 9 days ago 802 viewsDiscovery may lead to a treatment to slow Parkinson’s diseaseResearchers have found that an interaction between a mutant gene and alpha synuclein in neurons leads to hallmark pathologies seen in Parkinson’s disease, findings that may lead to new mechanisms and targets for neuroprotection.posted 10 days ago 13179 viewsNIH awards UAB three maternal and infant health grantsUAB continues to improve maternal and infant health as the only university to be a member of all three NIH perinatal networks.posted 10 days ago 2291 viewsThe zebrafish’s growing impact on medical researchThe zebrafish is making its mark in the field of biomedical research, becoming one of the fastest-growing models of human disease.posted 10 days ago 2511 viewsChronic fatigue syndrome flare-ups caused by straining muscles and nervesMild to moderate muscle and nerve strain provokes symptom flares in individuals with chronic fatigue syndrome.posted 11 days ago 4950 viewsCheckpoint in B cell development discovered with possible implications on vaccine potencyA quality-control checkpoint in pre-B cells restricts the range of antibodies produced by mature B cells, and manipulation of the checkpoint could make vaccines more potent.posted 11 days ago 1318 viewsUAB researchers awarded $11.5 million to study asymptomatic congenital CMV and neonatal HSVThe NIH recently awarded UAB $11.5 million to support studies that will assess treatment of babies born with congenital cytomegalovirus but no symptoms, and frequency of neonatal herpes infections in the United States and Peru.posted 15 days ago 4595 viewsUAB researcher receives funding for rheumatology studyA pilot grant was recently awarded to UAB to investigate a noninvasive method of detecting neuroinflammation in rheumatoid arthritis.posted 16 days ago 1633 viewsPioneer of high-technology cancer surgery will lecture at UAB on July 19The iKnife, a revolutionary mass spectrometry method, contributes to precision surgery by allowing accurate identification of cancer margins.
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