UAB Arts in Medicine will partner with Bib & Tucker Sew-Op and host sewing days for The March Quilts project at the Women and Infants Center on Feb. 17 and March 6.
The study found that when participants consumed all of their calories within a 6-hour window, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., they burned 6 percent more fat and had more stable hunger levels than participants who consumed the same amount of calories within a 12-hour window, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The results of a joint research program from the UAB Sports Medicine Concussion Clinic, UAB’s Vestibular and Oculomotor Research Laboratory, and UABs School of Engineering are being shared with VICIS, a start-up sports equipment company that is reengineering the American football helmet, called ZERO1.
Drivers of electric vehicles can now charge their cars at electronic vehicle service equipment ports on UAB’s campus.
UAB School of Dentistry is offering patients with cavities between teeth a new, less painful option for treatment in a new clinical trial.
UAB names new leadership for Gorgas Center for Geographic Medicine.
The Suki Foundation, Children’s of Alabama and UAB have established an endowed professorship in Rett syndrome.
Construction is under way for a new $37.5 million project at the University of Alabama at Birmingham to house the Collat School of Business and Bill L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
“Graphic Means” documents graphic design production from the 1950s through the 1990s. The screening is free for all UAB ID holders, including students and employees.
UAB’s Jack Hasson has been named the 2017 Outstanding Clinician by the American Thoracic Society.
Three UAB investigators have received innovative research grants for lung diseases from the National Institutes of Health.
Unmanned aerial vehicles have many uses: flying cameras, weapons, even delivery vehicles for online retailers. But why stop there? Discover how UAB students are putting drones to work to help save lives and reveal the secrets of an endangered sea turtle.
A new University of Alabama at Birmingham study shows that, when older cancer patients were paired with trained nonmedical professionals in the form of 'lay navigators,' there was significant decline in health care resource utilization and Medicare costs, providing an innovative model in transitioning to value-based health care on a national scale.
Lee Meadows, Ph.D., will serve as co-chair for the Alabama State Department of Education Strategic Planning Committee on Science.
Massoud Leesar, M.D., performed the first procedure Jan. 25, 2017, and that is good news for people who suffer strokes as a result of patent foramen ovale, or PFO.
$1 Million was awarded to Parcak, last year, for her initiative to embrace technology and innovation inside an age-old industry, archaeology.
A big pink check for $875,000 was presented by the Birmingham-based organization. The donation includes sales from the specialty breast cancer research license plate, BCRFA events and individual and community donations.
“Laboratories that implement HRO strategies implement methods that maximize teams, focus on minimizing risk and increasing quality or standardization of processes."
Playwright Tom Stoppard’s hilarious lampooning of murder mystery conventions features feuding theater critics Moon and Birdboot as they are swept into the whodunit they are viewing. The “play within a play” is based in three acting styles interwoven together: the farcical, the melodrama of “who done it thrillers” and Theatre of the Absurd.
These bacteria hijack human macrophages, persist inside the cells to evade immune destruction, and then prevent the macrophage from undergoing programmed cell death. This provides a niche where they grow in a protected environment that is hard to reach with antibiotics.
Justin Roberts and The Not Ready for Naptime Players take children’s music to new musical and lyrical heights with his unique “kindie” rock. A family of four can enjoy the show for $30.
The $2.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation will provide cybersecurity scholarships to graduate students in exchange for their service with local, state or federal organizations upon graduation.
“Stand as One: Empowering Marginalized Voices in Birmingham” will bring individuals and groups throughout Birmingham together to address common challenges to make Birmingham a strong and inclusive community.
Tuberculosis kills 1.8 million people a year, and 10 million more are infected. Development of host-cell directed therapies that could restore cellular function during M. tuberculosis infection, such as a “release and kill” strategy, could shorten drug treatment of TB patients.
Adjunct Professor Matthew Bryant will perform at the Root Signals Electronic Music Festival, and music technology senior Drew Romanowski’s piece “Eatit-n-Leave” was accepted and will be presented at the National Student Electronic Music Event.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, students can make donations at the Commons on the Green cafeteria to provide students in need with meal vouchers through the One Meal Initiative.
According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading global cause of death. These foods can promote cardiovascular health.
Bhambvani, a neuroscience and mathematics major at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, knew then he wanted to be part of that kind of research - the kind that can cure the previously incurable and change lives.
The expanded UAB Summer Program in Neuroscience, with renewed funding from the National Science Foundation, is looking for underserved undergrads for science mentoring.
UAB Sparkman Center for Global Health hosts global health case competitions for UAB students and students from across the state. Multidisciplinary teams propose innovative recommendations to a global health issue.
The study that tested early time-restricted feeding (eTRF) on humans found that this meal-timing strategy reduced swings in hunger and altered fat and carbohydrate burning patterns, which may help with losing weight.
In AMD, which is twice as prevalent in older persons as Alzheimer's disease, the part of the retina used for detailed vision degenerates.
Young patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia, the most common type of pediatric cancer, are likely to report that they adhered to their anti-cancer medication better than they really did.
UAB’s Student Involvement and Leadership organization will host its third Birmingham 101 event, a series focusing on Birmingham high schools and ties to UAB, this time focusing on A.H. Parker High School and the surrounding community.
Clean out your closet to support women and families in need this spring with the UAB Commission on the Status of Women.
UAB researchers looked at body cooling versus normal temperature control in pediatric patients who suffered cardiac arrest in the hospital to find that neither is more beneficial.
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center holds annual ArtBLINK Gala to support high-priority and life-saving research. 
Beaty will speak and perform his 2006 critically acclaimed, off-Broadway solo play, “Emergency,” at 4 p.m. Friday, March 10, in UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. A reception will be held after the event, which is free and open to the public.
It appears that new cells compete to ‘win’ synapse connections away from old cells, which promotes network plasticity.
GlobalXplorer lets you sift through data to find lost structures and prevent looting.
A new website wants you to help archaeologists protect thousands of valuable archaeological sites worldwide from looting and other forms of human intervention.
Four former students – Maeve Brophy, Edward Forstman, Kseniia Polstiankina and Cahill Smith – will perform works by Carter, Liszt, Medtner and Rachmaninoff in honor of Professor Yakov Kasman’s 50th birthday and his 15 years of teaching at UAB.
The Grammy Award-winning band, among the pioneers of contemporary jazz groups, will also lead a clinic with UAB Department of Music students, and member Bob Mintzer will perform for schoolchildren with the UAB Jazz Ensemble
Research from UAB suggests that nearly half of children with the most common type of leukemia or their parents say they took more medications than they actually did.
UAB’s John Porterfield, a leader in surgical education, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Institute for Surgical Excellence.
Christine Curcio, Ph.D., led an international team of researchers that developed a culture system for age-related macular degeneration, the third most prevalent cause of vision loss worldwide.
The grants will provide support for two projects that will provide training and professional development to current and future educators.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham professor and former Top 40 Under 40 honoree today unveiled her GlobalXplorer platform - a citizen-science archaeology platform funded through her $1 million TED Prize awarded in 2015.
Parcak is launching GlobalXplorer, an online platform that will teach anyone with a computer and an internet connection how to spot archaeological sites in satellite imagery.
GlobalXplorer is the citizen science platform I’ve built with the 2016 TED Prize, to train a 21st century virtual army to help look for signs of archaeological looting, urban encroachment and sites that haven’t been excavated yet.
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