The UAB Department of Music Therapy and UAB Institute for Arts in Medicine will host a lunch and learn Nov. 9.
The Nov. 10 workshop will provide information and resources for lung cancer patients.
The researchers looked at other data and saw seven states where black women had higher rates of newly diagnosed breast cancer than white women. Nearly all were in the South, where obesity rates are particularly high.
University of Alabama at Birmingham researcher X. Long Zheng, M.D., Ph.D., has received a five-year, $2.5 million National Institutes of Health grant to study the pathogenesis of thrombotic microangiopathy, or TMA.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham's Heart and Vascular Servicesstructural heart disease program has been on the leading edge of advances in procedures that do not require a surgeon to open the chest for some treatments.
Valve-in-valve treatments are becoming more necessary as patients get older and outlive their original replacement heart valves.
A UAB professor and student are examining how a new drug may improve life expectancies for CF patients and unplanned pregnancies among women.
Sergio Stagno, M.D., has been named the 2015 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, the highest honor bestowed by the UAB Academic Health Center.
Mattie Boyd, a senior marketing major, has been named Miss UAB 2016.
University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have conducted a study that provides new insights on users’ susceptibility to, and capability to detect, cyber-criminal attacks, such as malware and phishing attacks.
“Chamber Music @ AEIVA” will begin at 5 p.m. and offer gallery viewing and a reception followed by a 30-minute concert at 5:30 p.m. featuring student and faculty performers.
More than 125 voices of current and past UAB Gospel Choir members from throughout the state and as far away as Tennessee, Georgia, California, Illinois and Ohio will perform.
A reimagining of “The Seagull” by playwright and director Aaron Posner, “SFB” is an edgy, irreverent and very funny new play being performed by professional companies across the country.
UAB Libraries’ strategic plan priorities include initiatives to grow, adapt, innovate and become a model 21st century leader in providing resources and services for students, faculty and patients.
UAB researchers will enroll patients for prospective studies on pathogenesis of a potentially fatal blood clot disorder with a $2.5 million NIH grant.
A team of researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham say using sea urchin waste to feed shrimp helped the crustaceans grow faster, bigger, healthier and even tastier than using traditional food—and the process is more sustainable, as well.
University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have conducted a study that provides new insights on users’ susceptibility to, and capability to detect, cyber-criminal attacks such as malware and phishing attacks.
UAB’s Virginia Howard has been honored for her work to find novel and powerful approaches to reduce the burden of stroke and heart disease.
UAB hosts a symposium on understanding and improving disability benefits for veterans at Lakeshore Foundation on Nov. 6.
Earnest Tate saw his overall health slipping before enduring a heart attack. Then he went to UAB Hospital.
The Breast Cancer Survivorship Rehabilitation Initiative is a comprehensive summary of a yearlong survey to assess breast cancer survivorship services in the five-county area.
Alabama’s largest comprehensive heart valve program offers TAVR, numerous valve replacement and repairs, perileak closure, and other structural heart procedures.
The three-year agreement provides students from the School of Engineering opportunities to closely examine and study the applications for thermoplastic fiber-reinforced polymer in a vehicle’s suspension system with access to accredited professionals.
Southern historian Glenn Feldman wrote 11 books that made him one of the most serious scholars on race and politics in the South.
Scientists have discovered that one species can feed another from its waste. This finding could “hold the key to unlocking future breakthroughs in environmental science, business and medicine.”
Using sea urchins and shrimp as models, UAB scientists discovered that one species could feed another from its waste, without needing to use traditional food at all.
There is some prior knowledge on this topic regarding users' performance in these security tasks, but UAB's research took the work to the next level by studying users in a near-reality setting and evaluating more than one neurophysiological measure during a single study.
In a landmark step - after 19 years of research by Irshad Chaudry, Ph.D. - the University of Alabama at Birmingham has received a $10 million U.S. Department of Defense contract funded by the Combat Casualty Care Research Program, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Fort Detrick MD, to begin testing its potentially life-saving synthetic estrogen for safety in humans.
Throughout the day, students at UAB's Dental School worked alongside faculty members and dentists from the community to clean, remove or fill the teeth of about 550 patients at all three sites.
In the past year, UAB has attracted more high-achieving freshmen than ever before, fostered a student body focused on diversity and academic prowess, raised more money than ever, and continued plans to build new facilities.
Featured panelists are visual artist Merrilee Challiss, author and creative writing professor Elizabeth Hughey, and co-founder of Arc Stories Taylor Robinson, with WBHM News Director Rachel Osier Lindley as moderator.
The Miss UAB pageant is an official preliminary to the Miss Alabama and Miss America pageants. Scholarships ranging from $100-$2,000 will be awarded.
Computer & Information Sciences researchers tested users’ abilities to detect malware and phishing attacks while measuring the neurophysiological behavior underlying these tasks.
Students enrolled in the 2015 fall Figure Drawing course have spent the semester researching and creating projects that consider the undraped human figure.
In addition, through the Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance (ADDA), Southern Research and UAB established a program to look for potential new treatments for several rare genetic diseases such as Hurler's syndrome, with mutations similar to those found in some CF patients.
At UAB, Jarred Younger, Ph.D., hopes to establish Alabama's first research and clinical care center specializing in fibromyalgia and related conditions, including chronic fatigue syndrome and Gulf War Illness.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham will launch the first Phase 1 human trials of a drug—derived from the female hormone estrogen—that may help patients with severe bleeding survive long enough to get to appropriate medical care.
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham appear to have found a better way to grow shrimp that is also less expensive, and the new process could hold the key to unlocking future breakthroughs in environmental science, business and medicine.
Thanks to new treatments and continuing research, the medical field continues to provide women increased hope in defeating breast cancer, said Dr. Kirby Bland, a leading cancer specialist at UAB’s Kirklin Clinic, Birmingham.
With a cancer treatment that could damage her reproductive system looming, Jessica Sparks decided to harvest and freeze her eggs to keep her dream of building a family alive.
Southern Research and UAB launch a search for compounds that might provide new therapies for CF nonsense mutations.
UAB’s Dancing With the Silver Stars returns for its grand finale as a fundraiser for the Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging.
Benson will return to Birmingham for the first time in years, to perform his hits, including “On Broadway,” “Give Me the Night” and “This Masquerade,” as well as his explorations of Nat King Cole’s classic catalog.
In 2014, the generosity of those who attended Uncork Education allowed the NAS to raise more than $56,000 for UAB student scholarships, gifts and grants.
UAB Dentistry students, faculty, staff and alumni, along with community partners, provided needed dental services at its third annual event.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center ranked as one of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with great oncology programs in America.
The UAB Faculty Senate hosted “Focused Priorities – Boundless Opportunities,” this year’s annual State of the University address by President Ray L. Watts.
Wrong shipment of mice led to estrogen breakthrough in trauma survival.
A drug derived from female hormones that may help soldiers survive major blood loss on a battlefield will undergo first human testing at UAB.
The searing pain and debilitating fatigue of fibromyalgia and related conditions turn life into a daily struggle for millions of Americans. UAB’s Jarred Younger hopes to bring them relief through his groundbreaking research into potential causes,including brain inflammation, and exciting new treatments.
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