Displaying items by tag: neuroscience

Best of 2015A new surgical robot helps UAB physicians add a new technique for preparing for epilepsy surgery.

Best of 2015 2The UAB studies are designed to test the safety and tolerability of CBD oil in patients with intractable seizures. CBD oil, a derivative of the cannabis plant, is delivered orally as an oily liquid.
The Alzheimer’s plaques that accumulate around brain cells also congregate along the walls of blood vessels, according to UAB research, and that may contribute to cognitive issues.
A multisite study led by UAB has found the first biomarker for the onset of seizures in infants with tuberous sclerosis.
UAB's strengths in clinical care and research are powering an interdisciplinary expedition into largely uncharted territory: neuroinflammatory mechanisms in Parkinson's disease.
Famed neuroscientist Roger Nicoll, Ph.D., recently came to UAB to explain how he prevailed over great challenges in his life. Grad students in UAB’s Neuroscience Roadmap Scholars Program appreciated that, because they face challenges too. Learn about Nicoll’s tear-inducing speech, and the groundbreaking Roadmap program for underrepresented students, in The Mix.

UAB’s Roberson wins young investigator award from the American Neurological Association.

A UAB researcher focusing on the epigenetics of drug abuse wins a significant funding award from the National Institutes of Health.
Male and female mice use different immune cells to process chronic pain, indicating that different therapies for different genders could better target the problem.
A UAB study sheds new light on the epigenetics of memory formation and memory loss in patients with epilepsy, and the discovery may have implications for many other memory disorders.
UAB researchers find a chemical pathway — a glutamate transporter — that may be causing seizures and shorten survival rates for patients with brain tumors.

UAB is one of five centers named to host the first class of fellows in the Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders.

UAB has established the third multidisciplinary comprehensive clinic in the world for transverse myelitis, a rare spinal cord disease.
UAB has received prestigious designation as a Comprehensive Stroke Center from the Joint Commission and American Heart Association.
The VORLab will study the effects of injuries sustained in football and other contact sports on balance, eye movement and vision to improve diagnostic tools and promote recovery.
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