A diabetes drug combined with exercise may help older adults regrow muscle, and UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine is investigating.
“A major issue facing biomedical research,” says Fran Lund, chair of UAB microbiology.
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UAB's strengths in clinical care and research are powering an interdisciplinary expedition into largely uncharted territory: neuroinflammatory mechanisms in Parkinson's disease.
The UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine has awarded its first pilot grants to teams of researchers from the two institutions to pursue projects in cancer and cardiac disease.
This improvement in cognition persists despite a high-glycemic-index diet, a possible risk factor for Alzheimer’s.

UAB senior will research Alzheimer’s disease abroad through prestigious scholarship program.

Published in Student Experience
The runx2 master transcription factor functions differently in chondrocytes and osteoblasts, two key cells in bone formation.
This interdisciplinary symposium will highlight different areas of research from across campus.
New understanding of roundworm reproduction could have impact on human and animal infertility issues, say UAB scientists.
February 13, 2014

Sex cells

You might know that sex sells, but did you know that the sex of cells is important in biomedical research?
Published in Faculty Excellence
Through a UAB professor’s crowdsourcing efforts, volunteers are able to provide textbooks to visually impaired children in Bangladesh.
Published in Faculty Excellence

Pritchett has served the UAHSF as general counsel and corporate secretary for 20 years.

Published in Focus on Patient Care

Studies in recent years had suggested that cilia regulate vital processes including growth, appetite, mood, healing and vision.

The competition is designed to encourage students to conduct original research and to be reviewed by their peers.

Published in Student Experience

A study in mice with genetic mutations seen in human Alzheimer's disease found that the feeling of hunger itself may protect against the disease.

Professor says he has never had an intro-level sudent answer every question correctly for an entire semester.

Published in Student Experience

Gearing up to start an exercise program — especially for those over 40 — can be filled with pitfalls. Experts at UAB say start slow and low.

Published in Focus on Patient Care

Bradley Yoder, Ph.D., was among the authors of the article in Nature Medicine.

Undergraduate researcher given top honors from College of Arts and Sciences.

Published in Student Experience

Research suggests that a class of drugs for rheumatoid arthritis seeking approval this year could be effective against other autoimmune diseases.

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