The state-of-the-art $39.5 million building, which will be located on the corner of 10th Avenue South and 14th Street South, is a result of the rapid growth of UAB’s undergraduate and graduate programs.
UAB will be a fundamental player in the Alabama jurisdiction of the program, which has just five awardees, with primary goals of improving scientific research and building workforce capacity.
Hadiyah-Nicole Green, UAB alumna, will be recognized by GE in a Grand Central Station display for research in cancer treatment.
Red Mountain Park is a community partner of the UAB Benevolent Fund and one of the designated nonprofits to which UAB employees can direct their Benevolent Fund donations.
The free, outdoor performance, part of a month of ¡CELEBRACIÓN! events honoring Latin culture, is Thursday, Oct. 12. Free dance lessons start at 6 p.m., followed by the show at 7.
Join the fun and catch the Blazer spirit with festivities including the famed Gurney Derby Competition, Hoops After Dark, the Homecoming parade and UAB Football vs. Louisiana Tech at Legion Field.
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Endowed Chair in Health Economics at UAB is the School of Public Health’s first endowed chair.
Harlem in the ’Ham benefits the Healthy Happy Kids program sponsored by the UAB Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center.
UAB has been awarded two of five national Gage Awards for quality and population health from America’s Essential Hospitals.

UAB Sustainability and partners recognized Publix Store 1520 and CCR Architects and Interiors for expanding electric vehicle infrastructure in Birmingham.

Gary Peters, Ph.D., has been elected president of the Alabama Association of Professors of Educational Leadership.
First responders are often unable to get to the scene of an active shooter situation, prompting the UAB trauma service to introduce the Stop the Bleed campaign.
Isaac King adds this award to his list of many accomplishments at UAB.
Lisa Baker, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as an associate editor for the journal Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.
DCAT is a program designed to strengthen ongoing diversity and inclusion within UAB.
UAB’s team of rehab psychologists provides care and pathways to better the quality of life for patients who suffer from a multitude of traumatic injuries.
Joey Alexander, 14, has been praised by jazz great Wynton Marsalis. He and his trio will star in the sixth and final installment of “The Essentials,” hosted by the center’s own artist-in-residence Eric Essix, focused on the future of jazz.
UAB’s student body grew nearly 7 percent year-over-year with gains in every school, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Honors College. UAB also enrolled its largest and most academically prepared freshman class.
A new UAB study will investigate the role of autoantibodies and the benefit of therapeutic plasma exchange on a deadly lung disease.
Workforce development funding and program support comes from entities including the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Jonas Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Komen Foundation, American Cancer Society, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
UAB’s Addiction Recovery Program, along with community partners, hosts the End Addiction Birmingham Recovery Walk to draw attention to substance abuse issues.
“One in Our Blood” addresses the FDA’s ban on gay and bisexual male blood donors. The exhibition “Blood Equality” at UAB’s AEIVA will open with a free reception at 6 p.m. Sept. 22.
Scientists have shown that by giving mice a form of the fatty acid-derived bioactive molecule called lipoxin, improved heart function after a heart attack, as the lipoxin prompted early activation of the resolving phase of the immune response without altering the acute phase.
Sea pens are colonial, meaning that many individuals work together as a whole, each conducting a specialized task necessary for survival.
Dr. Warner Huh, professor and director in the gynecologic oncology division, said results indicated the vaccine has the capacity to eradicate the majority of cervical cancer cases and has long-term effectiveness.
This Alabama grandmother happened to be a perfect match and the miracle her granddaughter needed.
These new results strengthen the promise that vaccination with Gardasil 9 can reduce 90 percent of cervical cancers.
A viral video introduced University of Alabama at Birmingham alumnus Tim Alexander to the world when the paralyzed former football player stood from his wheelchair to deliver the game ball in the Blazers’ return to action. What many people did not see was the hard work and determination Alexander showed for a decade to reach that moment.
More than 200 students will participate in an All-Star Marching Band that will perform with the Marching Blazers during the UAB vs. Coastal Carolina University football halftime show, entertaining a crowd of thousands in Birmingham's Legion Field Stadium. Kickoff is at noon Central time.
Complaining of headaches: When children overly strain their eyes to focus, this causes headaches over extended periods of time.
ProAssurance says it is giving the money to establish the ProAssurance Endowed Chair for Physician Wellness, an academic chair that will support a research team that will address stress and pressure issues that doctors face.
The professors had come to Stanford to learn about design thinking, an approach to problem solving and innovation that has gained currency in the business world in recent decades, and has gained a foothold in higher education, too.
A UAB study suggests a new bone boosting drug is more effective than commonly used bone loss medications in preventing fractures in women with osteoporosis.
UAB will host an electric vehicle expo Friday, Sept. 15. The event will include more than 25 electric vehicles, food trucks and raffles.
A program that supports historically disadvantaged health professionals chooses two researchers in the UAB Department of Medicine as finalists.

Alina Franke registered to donate her bone marrow in Hamburg, Germany, in 2009. She wound up being the one person in 24 million around the world on the Be The Match registry to be the perfect match that Jimmy Roberson needed.

High school band students will perform with the Marching Blazers at the UAB vs. Coastal Carolina football game halftime show.

Once paralyzed from the neck down, Tim Alexander has become an invaluable member of the UAB Football family as a champion of the program’s return and a continuing inspiration.

The ceremony will include employers that are hiring graduates. Prior graduates have secured employment with organizations like Blue Cross Blue Shield, Honda, Protective Life and UAB.

The Ballet Hispánico performance is an all-Latina-choreographed engagement. It is part of a month of events, ¡CELEBRACIÓN!, presented by the center and the community.

UAB’s Civitan Rett Syndrome Clinic has been named a Center of Excellence by rettsyndrome.org, one of the nation’s leading advocacy groups.

After years of pain and excessive and prolonged menstrual cycle bleeding, Venita Gowdy found relief at UAB after undergoing a fibroid embolization in lieu of hysterectomy.

A fatty acid-derived bioactive molecule called lipoxin improved heart function after a heart attack, as the lipoxin prompted early activation of the resolving phase of the immune response.

The ProAssurance Endowed Chair for Physician Wellness at UAB will help address health issues unique to physicians as they deal with the stress and pressures associated with providing care in today’s evolving health care environment.

These new results, led by primary author Warner Huh, M.D., strengthen the promise that vaccination with Gardasil 9 can reduce 90 percent of cervical cancers.

On the program for Rachel Kudo’s performance is Beethoven’s 32 Variations in C minor; Schubert 4 Impromptus Op. 90; Mendelssohn’s Andante and Rondo Capriccioso Op. 14; and Schumann’s Carnaval Op. 90.
nycu graphic 2Comprehensive eye exams can detect a variety of eye conditions that, left untreated in a child, could result in partial or complete loss of vision later in life.
Kaphar appropriates different styles and techniques from past periods of art history to create reconstructive historical narratives that address issues of race throughout history. He will speak about his work at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, followed by a free reception.
UAB provides ovarian cancer care beyond traditional interventions to include nutrition, supportive care, counseling and genetic testing.
Sights and sounds from UAB students as the fall semester gets underway.
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