Displaying items by tag: neuroscience

UAB is a clinical site for the A4 Study of Alzheimer’s disease, recently featured in Newsweek magazine.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has named UAB a Center of Comprehensive MS Care, the highest designation in its three-tiered system.

New research from UAB sheds light on the connection between Parkinson’s disease and the trillions of bacteria in our guts. 

Becoming a neuroscientist is hard enough. But some trainees, including minority students and those with disabilities, face different challenges along the way. UAB’s Neuroscience Roadmap Scholars program helps pave the way for their progress. A few scholars share their stories.
The expanded UAB Summer Program in Neuroscience, with renewed funding from the National Science Foundation, is looking for underserved undergrads for science mentoring.
It appears that new cells compete to ‘win’ synapse connections away from old cells, which promotes network plasticity.
A UAB study confirming the efficacy of surgical removal of the thymus for patients with myasthenia gravis was cited as one of the top neurology stories of the year by the New England Journal of Medicine.
This study shows how stress blocks the release of an anti-anxiety neuropeptide in the brain, and it could pave the way for new therapeutic targets for PTSD.
Bhambhvani, a psychiatry and School of Medicine student, will receive funding to pursue a biological science graduate degree at the University of Cambridge if selected.
Thanks to the popular TV show Blacklist, America is becoming familiar with CRISPR, a revolutionary gene-editing tool. UAB scientists and students explain how it works — and how they are using these “molecular scissors” to cut a path toward genetic cures for sickle cell and brain diseases
A seven-year effort led by a UAB neurologist has established the first guidelines for the use of fMRI in epilepsy surgery.

This rapidly fatal brain cancer has seen only two improvements in therapy in 30 years, and research findings are pointing toward a unique new human clinical trial in 2017. 

UAB neurobiology professor Vladimir Parpura becomes the second UAB faculty with membership in the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives.

UAB researchers release new research findings on effect of CBD oil at national Epilepsy Society Meetings

Jerzy Szaflarski, M.D., Ph.D., has been selected to be a fellow of the American Epilepsy Society.

UAB neurologists have reported the first case study of a patient with a brain bleed linked to consumption of an energy drink.
The power and promise of personalized medicine: a genetic test can reduce cardiovascular risk for some heart patients
A key mechanism describing how internal biochemical clock signals get turned into changes in external electrical firing activity, have been identified.
Alabama Interagency Autism Coordinating Council has established regional networks throughout Alabama to centralize resources for those with autism spectrum disorder, and for their families.
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