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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.
William S. Tuten, O.D., Ph.D., will present on the use of adaptive optics ophthalmoscopes to increase understanding of photoreceptor cells.
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Best of 2014 2Innovative methods of drug discovery don’t always take place in an academic laboratory. They may start there, but they can also happen in orbit aboard the International Space Station, as protein crystallization research from UAB is about to demonstrate once again.
The outreach program of UAB Eye Care is collecting donated blankets and other items ahead of winter to share with patients who come through its “Gift of Sight” event.
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On the heels of reaching the halfway point of its ambitious $1 billion fundraising goal, UAB’s compelling “Give Something, Change Everything” TV spots highlight diverse initiatives.

Group B Streptococcus, when passed from mother to newborn during birth, is the leading cause of sepsis, pneumonia and meningitis.

The work of Roy Joseph, Ph.D., was chosen as one of the top 3 percent of abstracts submitted at ARVO 2014.
Jessie Dinkel, O.D., has been awarded the Terrance N. Ingraham Pediatric Optometry Residency Award, intended to promote the practice and development of the field.
Lawrence Sincich, Ph.D., has been awarded $1.1 million to advance the technology for improved optical access and visual testing of the retina.
Rod W. Nowakowski is recognized for contributions to society that exceed his professional obligations.
UAB Vision Sciences faculty member will serve with other leaders in his field from across the United States for a term lasting until June 2018.
School of Optometry graduates will be honored at the Doctoral Convocation and Hooding Ceremony on May 16.
Kerry Stein plays golf recreationally and participates annually in the UAB School of Optometry tournament to support the needs of the school — needs he understands well as a staunch supporter who happens to be blind.
It’s time for the 10th annual Dean’s Community Advisory Committee’s golf tournament, which supports the needs of the school.
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