In response to increasing case numbers and hospitalizations and in consultation with UAB infectious disease and public health experts, UAB is canceling large indoor events to protect the health and safety of students, faculty, staff and the community.

As the Delta variant continues to rip through the United States, Alabama’s low vaccination rates combined with the variant’s high transmissibility rates make for a deadly combination that can be stopped, experts say — if we all do the right thing.

UAB is participating in a nationwide study to treat clinically depressed patients with a VNS device — originally created for treatment of seizure disorders. 

Get answers to some of today’s most common questions about COVID, the Delta variant, vaccines, masking and more in these YouTube videos — perfect for sharing on social media.

Pediatric infectious diseases expert discusses the Centers for Disease Control’s in-person learning guidelines for the 2021 school year.
The award recognizes innovation, leadership and partnership in tele-ICU care.
The Uptown Jazz Orchestra’s repertoire ranges from New Orleans-street band songs, swing, bebop and the blues to modern and contemporary jazz. They will perform with Marsalis on Oct. 14.
A new study examines how South Korea’s social marketing strategies reduced the country’s spread of COVID-19.
UAB faculty and staff are invited to participate in an upcoming town hall, followed by an employee celebration on the Campus Green.
Uncontrolled hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major health concern in underserved communities.
Fouad Fouad, Ph.D., laid the groundwork to ensure future success for the department through engineering education, research and community engagement. As he reflects on the rest of his career, Fouad says he is excited for the future of his field.
Delta variant causes rise of COVID-19 hospitalizations in the unvaccinated.
The RURAL Heart and Lung Study clinic will bring to rural communities technology that provides access to diagnostic tests that are not routinely done in rural settings. UAB researchers will examine medical, lifestyle and behavioral factors that contribute to higher health concerns in residents of Dallas and Wilcox counties.
As a Phi Kappa Phi fellow, 2021 UAB graduate Jason Zhang will pursue a Ph.D. in biological engineering at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology.
The NIH’s Community Engagement Alliance Against COVID-19 Disparities extends research grant to promote COVID-19 vaccinations.

MicroCT of infected human lung tissue, along with histology and immunohistochemistry, was used to construct images of TB granulomas, airways and vasculature.

Asif represents the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, where he also holds a national leadership position.
UAB Hospital tops the list of best hospitals in Alabama again, according to U.S. News & World Report.
UAB experts provide information on four health care appointments that need to be on every parent’s back-to-school checklists.
Michele Talley, Ph.D., will address ways to improve mental health access and increase the behavioral health workforce in grant-funded study.