Displaying items by tag: neuroscience

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.
LITT surgery, using heat generated by a laser, offers less side effects and a shorter hospital stay compared to traditional epilepsy surgery.
This finding and further studies could help treat strabismus, a condition in which the eyes do not properly align with each other while looking at an object.
Tuscher is one of what the foundation calls “150 of the world’s most promising young scientists” doing groundbreaking neurobiological research.
This avenue of basic research will aid understanding of neurodevelopmental disorders in humans.
Physicians say it is crucial for trainees to have role models and mentors who have shared experiences.
The grant is designed to bring disparate investigators together, to foster communication and collaboration among researchers.
UAB’s exploratory Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center will address a coverage gap in the Deep South of the nation’s ADRC network.
The UAB team identified how the poorly understood BIN1 gene might be player in Alzheimer’s disease.
Matt Alexander, who studies muscular dystrophy, is this year’s recipient of the Chesapeake Civitan McNulty Award.
A study identifying biomarkers for certain neuroendocrine cancers demonstrates a novel approach for identifying and detecting tumor drivers, giving this diagnostic-therapeutic coupled system a broad translational potential.
This research offers fundamental insights about sensory thalamic subnetworks and will enable powerful new strategies to probe behavioral and perceptual functions of these distinct circuits.
While demand for medical cannabis products grows in the United States, a UAB study suggests health care providers are ill-equipped to provide guidance.
UAB researchers say lack of financial resources and health insurance, as well as living in the South, are keys to disparities in epilepsy care.

UAB is named one of 44 centers of excellence worldwide for Guillain-Barré Syndrome.

Page 2 of 12