Michelle Harris came to UAB on maximal life support, unsure if she would live after a rare multisystem autoimmune disease attacked her lungs. Now, she will go home with her eyes on upcoming prom and graduation.
Gregory Pence, Ph.D., international expert on the ethics of human cloning, discusses the science behind the hit TV show, when it gets the science right and when it doesn’t.
The innate immune systems of plants and plant pathogens are in a biological arms race, and if plants lose, food sources may diminish. Mukhtar probes the genetics and molecular mechanisms of plant immunity.
Department of Music students will perform solo and piano ensemble works by Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Schumann, Franck, Ravel, Debussy, Rachmaninoff and Piazzolla.
The musical explores sexuality, adolescent suicide, physical and sexual abuse, and homosexuality by interspersing formal dialogue with folk, pop and rock music that reveals the inner thoughts and desires of the young characters.
UAB softball will take on rival Jacksonville State, and the Alabama Organ Center will help register those who wish to become organ donors.
Researchers found that after four months, both breakfast eaters and skippers were able to lose weight, and it made no significant difference whether they ate in the morning or not.
The VA Hospital in Birmingham was one of six medical facilities recognized for policies that are inclusive for LGBT patients.
Reviewing footage of the Kemp's ridley sea turtle nesting season of 1947 revealed a staggering decline in current populations. With a better understanding of historic populations, researchers hope to improve conservation.
The UAB School of Nursing will host its annual workshop dedicated to empowering breast cancer survivors and their loved ones through education, personal support and networking.
A gift from Dialysis Clinic, Inc., in honor of a longtime professor of nephrology will be used to fund the DCI Edwin A. Rutsky, M.D., Distinguished Endowed Chair in Nephrology in the UAB School of Medicine
UAB researchers use novel approach with historic film to discover just how endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles are.
The 12th annual Glenwood Endowed Lecture to focus on “Next Generation Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders: From Mitochondria to Music.”
UAB receives American Cancer Society grant to foster early career development in junior faculty conducting cancer research.
UAB statistician and multi-institution team discuss common statistical errors in obesity research and how to avoid them.
Greg Kennedy wants to raise the profile of GI surgery division, which he says “is one of the most talented divisions as a group in the United States.”
UAB becomes one of only six hospitals in Alabama to be recognized as a leader in health care equality.
Annual symposium address issues in workers’ safety, focusing on temporary workers.
Eleven UAB students have been selected as a part of the inaugural class of Alabama Schweitzer Fellows.
A new multi-institutional study looks at the negative effects of a high-carbohydrate diet on the heart.
Opportunities provided for students to problem solve, communicate and educate on public health issues.
The Children’s Creative Learning Center, a four-week summer enrichment program, has been in existence for 40-plus years.
Prom night doesn’t have to come with pressure if parents provide the appropriate focus and perspective. UAB psychologist Josh Klapow, Ph.D., provides advice.
This mass spectrometry method can locate where molecular changes occur in a thin slice of tissue, and it has broad applicability to biomedical research.
Register now for the UAB National Alumni Society’s 10th annual Scholarship Run 5K/10K. More than $65,000 was raised last year for student scholarships.
Artist and juror Paul Rusconi selected the works by students in the Department of Art and Art History. A free lecture by Rusconi is set for 5 p.m. April 1, followed by a free opening reception.
“I think the participants recognized that their brain was overloaded and to protect themselves, became more cautious and slowed down to make it safer,” psychologist David Schwebel, a professor with the University of Alabama at Birmingham, told NPR.
Becker’s Hospital Review again names UAB Medicine as one of the 150 great places to work in health care.
Match Day is when graduating medical school students nationwide find out where they will be doing their residency training and in what field.
WBRC FOX6 News special report “The Prison’s Professors,” a documentary exploring the history of UAB’s Donaldson Lecture Series, will be screened Thursday, April 7, at the Hill Student Center.
A new generation of drawing and textile artists has employed both machine and hand-stitch techniques to challenge old ideas about embroidery. A new show invites a fresh look at the art form.
UAB hosted over 200 surgeons and hospital administrators in a seminar about the growth and future of robotic surgery
The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival awarded UAB student Russell Alexander II a national winner in Outstanding Performance by an Actor category, and nominated “SFB” for a host of awards.
The UAB School of Nursing has been ranked among the top 20 programs in Clinical Nurse Leadership and Nursing Administration by Healthcare Management Degree Guide.
UAB assistant professor leads the way in providing therapy for HIV patients with chronic pain.
Part of the challenge is to do a better job of helping patients make their own, well-informed choices.
Mark your calendar for IndiaFest, with free events happening all month long, including films, lectures, food, dance, yoga and music, including a live outdoor concert by bhangra band Red Baraat.
Fecal incontinence is a medical condition where people lose control of their bowels. It affects anywhere from two to 20 million women.
Sarah Parcak is a pioneer in space archaeology. She describes her method of using satellite images to locate lost ancient sites.
UAB officials say they raised the minimum for hourly employees to keep pace with other organizations that can offer more money to potential hires.
Couples needed for study on the prevention of bacterial vaginosis between women and their male counterparts.
The March 28 event aims to identify novel potential therapies and discuss new approaches to repair damaged hearts and vasculature.
The Materials Camp will consist of interactive lectures with hands-on laboratory sessions, as well as a field trip to a local foundry and a multi-day engineering design project.
A four-week summer camp designed to give students an immersive experience in high-level biomedical research.
UAB professors Retta Evans, Ph.D., MCHES, and Sandra Sims, Ph.D., provide new resource for practicing teachers and teachers in training to better incorporate health, physical education and physical activity into daily lessons.
Safety, density, innovation and integration within the city of Birmingham and alternative modes of transportation are the focus of the first five years.
“Paul Rusconi: Emanations” is composed of paintings of artists who have transformed their fields, done by hand applying nail polish onto Plexiglas. The shoe has been extended through May 7.
Recordings by UAB Department of Music faculty James Zingara and Gene Fambrough are available to purchase; Zingara’s CD includes two compositions by William Price.
UAB’s School of Dentistry is first in NIDCR funding since 2012.
Developmentally appropriate activities conducted by parents with their child during the first three years after birth reduce childhood cognitive delays in low-resource families.
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