This grant will fully support Kendra Royston’s research work within the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Biology throughout the spring of 2018.
Researchers use compounds found in a combination plant-based diet to successfully prevent and treat ER-negative breast cancer in mice.
Overexpression of CCND2 increased growth and division of grafted heart muscle cells, resulting in better heart function and decreased size of dead tissue.
These results, seen in animal models, represent a potentially novel therapeutic target for the treatment of seizure disorders.
Wilbanks’ work with the closed claims research team earned him the Researcher of the Year Award.
A UAB researcher is investigating antihypertensive drugs in search of those that not only treat high blood pressure, but also boost mobility and independence in older Americans.
nycu graphic 2A UAB Infectious Diseases physician discusses bacteria found in food-borne illnesses and why you should wash your hands.
UAB’s annual Gift of Sight program provides free eye care to underinsured Birmingham residents for the holiday season.
Leaders in HIV research and treatment gather at UAB to address laws that prohibit gay men from donating blood.
UAB now has far and away the fastest supercomputer in Alabama, accelerating the volume and speed at which transformational education, research and medical care can occur.
Bruce Hornsby’s hits include “The Way It Is,” “Mandolin Rain,” “Every Little Kiss” and “The Valley Road,” as well as his contributions to artists from the Grateful Dead to Branford Marsalis.
Students and a professor from the Department of Art and Art History will join students and faculty from Iowa State University to collaboratively install and present artworks.
On Oct. 20 at the Commons on the Green, contribute $5 to help provide a meal for a UAB student. More than 900 meal vouchers were collected and distributed through the Donor to Diner initiative last school year.
An article written by Division of Preventive Medicine Professor Stefan Kertesz, M.D., calls for better understanding, policy and treatment for opioid addiction.
The $2.5 million gift from Medical Properties Trust begins a campaign that will ultimately raise $7.5 million in resources to expand and accelerate the center’s research efforts.
An informal suit exchange has transformed into an official fundraising campaign to give students in need professional clothes for career fairs and job interviews.
Twenty-seven students will represent UAB at the Clinton Global Initiative University from Oct. 13-15 at Northeastern University.
Grammy Award winner David Holt is dedicated to performing and preserving traditional American music and stories. For his Alys Stephens Center show, he will spin spooky, Halloween-themed tales.
The groundbreaking ceremony is set for Oct. 12; the new fields, which will include lights, scoreboards, restrooms and storage, are set to open in fall 2018.
With an economic impact now exceeding $7.15 billion, according to Tripp Umbach, Alabama’s largest single employer’s influence on the state’s economy has grown by more than 50 percent since the last study.
A UAB researcher’s work on gender and quality of life in myasthenia gravis has been named the top abstract at a major neuromuscular disease professional meeting.
Developers and educators at UAB have developed a solution to meet the challenges of getting educational resources to underserved populations by providing software and hardware programs to better train students in Ethiopia and Zambia.

Started in 1981, the Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition is one of UAB’s longest-standing Homecoming traditions.

Four multidisciplinary studies will focus on genetics and associated mechanisms of hyperuricemia gout, an inflammatory arthritis.
Los Angeles Times health care policy reporter to discuss “Peace in our time? Is an end to the Obamacare war in sight, and what does that portend for our national health care debate?” at UAB on Oct. 19.
Low dietary potassium leads to calcified arteries and aortic stiffness, while increased dietary potassium alleviates those undesirable effects in a mouse model, suggesting dietary potassium may protect against heart disease and death from heart disease in humans.
A professor and senior associate dean for academic affairs in the UAB School of Nursing, Linda Moneyham will be inducted into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame for her many and far-reaching contributions to the field of nursing.
On Friday night, the Alys Stephen Center’s dance series got off to an enthusiastic start with a visit from New York-based Ballet Hispánico. The program highlighted works by Latina choreographers Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Michelle Manzanales and Tania Pérez-Salas.
On September 22, UAB revealed that the US Department of Commerce awarded the university nearly half a million dollars. Innovation Depot and UAB represent 2 of 42 organizations across 28 states that received funding.
Red Mountain Park is a community partner of the UAB Benevolent Fund and is one of the designated nonprofits to which UAB employees can direct their Benevolent Fund donations.
Maintaining healthy weight behavior for 25 years may reduce the risk for hypertension in young adulthood and middle age.
The seven-year study documented 46,860 tree-stand accidents across the U.S. and gave some keen insight to not only the seriousness of accidents, but who is most likely to fall and who is most likely to take the risks that lead to falls.
The IDEA award is given annually for projects that have “potential to advance the construction safety, maintenance and management of highway systems.” Their submissions were chosen from among nearly 50 proposals.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham recently announced that UAB Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology endowed Prof. Yogesh Dwivedi was appointed as the chair of the National Institutes of Health’s Pathophysiological Basis of Mental Disorders and Addictions Study Section, Center for Scientific Review.
The key weapon against viruses and bacteria that invade the body is production of antibodies, which act like guided missiles to attack and neutralize pathogens.
The general surgery residents in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Surgery who have trained with transplant surgeon Mark Deierhoi, M.D., director of UAB’s Renal Transplant Program, marvel at many things about one of their most influential surgical teachers.
Eleven teams involving hundreds of collegiate students from the United States and Europe are putting the finishing touches on highly energy-efficient, innovation-packed solar houses for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017.
Chad Thomas Hagwood, Edward E. Partridge, Catherine Danielou, Michelle Cardel and Raymond Thompson were bestowed the awards by the NAS for their personal, academic and professional achievements, service to the community, and philanthropy.
Throughout one hilarious starry summer night, Shakespeare employs witty dialogue, slapstick humor, sexual innuendo, cross purposes and mistaken identity. This delightful work remains the Bard’s most popular comedy more than 400 years later.
A UAB spinoff has received a stage two grant to test a potential solution for malfunctioning vascular access.
Singer Sam Hunt talks about his time at UAB and what he remembers most about being a Blazer. Hunt recently sat down with the Voice of the Blazers David Crane.
The National Geographic Early Career Grant will allow Amy Bonka to develop and implement new technologies for enhancing the recovery of critically endangered sea turtles.
UAB Specialty Pharmacy Services has been awarded URAC accreditation in the area of Specialty Pharmacy.
John Mountz, M.D., Ph.D., and W. Winn Chatham, M.D., will be recognized by the ACR for education, research and clinical contributions to the field.
Glaucoma affects more than 3 million people in the United States and is the leading cause of blindness in African-Americans.
UAB employees spearheaded an effort that led to the university’s adopting the paid leave benefits policy earlier this year — and then they carried their initiative to the state level.
Researchers study the mechanisms that prevent autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus or multiple sclerosis after an infection.
The research supported by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will evaluate the effectiveness of different types of exercise programs for people with MS.
Several activities are planned in and around UAB for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Experience the live cinema-concert recreation of the classic animated French film “The Triplets of Belleville,” presented by UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.
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