Displaying items by tag: neuroscience

The grant links researchers from different disciplines, institutions and locations to study basic mechanisms that contribute to Parkinson’s disease.

UAB’s Standaert elected vice president of a leading neurological professional organization.

Limiting neuroinflammation may represent a promising new approach to treat neurological diseases driven by neuroinflammation, such as stroke, spinal cord injury and neuropathic pain.
Six graduate students in the Academic Medical Center of the 21st Century scholarship program will network with medical professionals, train with top research doctors and receive research funding from the UAB School of Medicine. 
Seth Hubbard, a UAB undergraduate student studying neuroscience, has received a grant to test the efficacy of carvedilol as a treatment for retinal degeneration, while participating in a summer research fellowship with Fight for Sight.
New results suggest the answer is no, implying that the role of tau in the pathogenesis of Lewy body dementias is distinct from Alzheimer’s disease.

Only 22 early-career researchers were selected as Pew Scholars this year, and Thyme is one of five whose research focus is the brain.

The Center of Excellence designation provides funding and linked research opportunities for the member clinics.
Physicians treating heart disease with anti-coagulants should factor the presence of kidney disease into their decisions on medications.
The Gwen Claussen, M.D., ALS Research Fund was created to provide research opportunities for undergraduate students in the neurosciences.
G207, an immunotherapy derived from a modified herpes virus is well tolerated in children with gliomas, and shows signs of clinical effectiveness
Tyler Huang graduates from UAB with a Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience and a Master of Science degree in multidisciplinary biomedical sciences with a concentration in neuroscience. He is part of one of the first cohorts finishing an Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s.
UAB’s Brain Awareness Week will take place virtually March 22-26 and feature interactive scientific lectures for younger and older viewers.
The study points to an adhesive cell surface protein that might be a key element in tackling the resistance to radiation therapy commonly seen in glioblastoma tumors.
UAB researchers Jerzy Szaflarski, M.D., Ph.D., and Ayushe Sharma, Ph.D., won for their study of whether taking cannabidiol oil for seizures affects structures in the brain.
The study highlights the common host genetic factors that influence the composition of the human gut microbiome, a major factor in human health.
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