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.
The lecture, presented in English will take place Saturday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. at Hulsey Recital Hall. 
UAB Eye Care is hosting its annual fall trunk show for eyewear featuring the latest trends from well-known brand names Oct. 23.
UAB pilot program at Birmingham's A.H. Parker High School will continue for a second year thanks to a philanthropic contribution from AT&T Alabama.

UAB has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the only hospital in Alabama among the most connected for 2015-16.
UAB’s online master’s in public health has been ranked in the top 20 nationally and is among the most affordable of those ranked.
The UAB Piano Series brings the world’s finest pianists to Birmingham. Krieger will perform a program of works by Beethoven, Lazarof, Chopin and Brahms.
UAB's lay navigators often assist patients with few resources – those who may not have reliable transportation, family support or regular housing. They help patients find resources that can help them make it to scheduled appointments and remain healthy.
A blood test that detects antibodies to the sexually transmitted bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis may be helpful in screening infertile women for pregnancy outcomes, according to a new study.
The three year agreement provides UAB School of Engineering students the opportunity to closely examine and study the applications for thermoplastic fiber-reinforced polymer in a vehicle's suspension system with access to accredited professionals.
AIMTech, the joint project between the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Southern Research to increase the commercialization potential of various research projects, is off to a fast start with many new products in the works.
The two-mile walk/run, to be held Saturday, Oct. 31, benefits the UAB School of Education’s Manning Family Literacy Center, which is working to enhance literacy state-wide.
New research from UAB’s Department of Biology shows how one species can fully support the development of another species in a sustainable system.super shrimp 3
UAB researchers collaborated on a study showing a blood test for chlamydia might be valuable in screening infertile women for pregnancy outcomes.
October 16, 2015

Dine for a Cure

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New fundraising effort, Dine for a Cure, kicks off Oct. 20 at Slice.
One might expect cancer survivors to be fanatically healthy eaters, but a new study suggests they eat a little worse than people who never had cancer.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has hired Paulette Patterson Dilworth as its next vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion.
UAB's strengths in clinical care and research are powering an interdisciplinary expedition into largely uncharted territory: neuroinflammatory mechanisms in Parkinson's disease. recognizes professors for teaching the new generation of health care providers while conducting research and shaping policy to increase birthrates and save lives.
From Health Day
Survey results from more than 1,500 U.S. adult cancer survivors found they were less likely than others to adhere to national dietary guidelines. The findings raise questions about whether oncologists should do more to educate cancer patients about the health benefits of improving their diets.
“We want to show them that there is a whole other side of nursing outside of a big hospital,” said Instructor Sallie Shipman, EdD, RN. “They’ve learned how to practice individualized care; now we’re giving them the chance to apply that to population and community care.”
Kasman, 20, of Vestavia Hills, was selected from applications from across the country for her performance of Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 1.
African-Americans are at increased risk for glaucoma, and a new UAB study looks to find ways to improve medication adherence in that patient group
A sensory-friendly performance will also be offered earlier in the day, in a supportive environment for an audience of families and friends with children or adults who are diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder or other sensitivity issues.
Implementation of safety measures continues following UAB Safety Task Force assessment and action plan.
Dilworth will lead efforts to build upon UAB’s longstanding reputation as one of the most diverse college campuses in the nation.
Survivor’s guilt can often be a byproduct of those who survive shootings like the most recent one in Oregon, says Josh Klapow, Ph.D., associate professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health and a clinical psychologist.
We recently interviewed Dr. Andrew Brown of the University of Alabama-Birmingham’s Office of Energetics and Nutrition Obesity Research Center, whose research group has a strong voice in the discussion of research evaluation and scientific integrity. In the first part of this series, Dr. Brown discusses the foundations of study design, which are vital to understanding research publications.
The winners of the Mr. and Ms. UAB Scholarship Competition, announced at the Hoops on the Haasephalt event, will each receive a $2,500 scholarship and serve as ambassadors of UAB in the coming year.
The UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine has awarded its first pilot grants to teams of researchers from the two institutions to pursue projects in cancer and cardiac disease.
Elevated BP may be a risk factor for new-onset type 2 diabetes, and the association appears strongest in those who are younger and have a lower BMI, according to an analysis of 4.1 million adults in the United Kingdom.
Daniel Marson, director, division of neuropsychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, explains two early forms of diminished financial capacity in older adults that advisors must be able to identify.
A favorite at the Alys Stephens Center, Thile is set for a solo evening of flawless musicianship and mind-blowing musical exploration, from bluegrass to Bach and back again.
A UAB Computer and Information Sciences professor will continue improving security and usability of authentication systems through new funding.
David Joseph, M.D., lauded by UAB, Children’s of Alabama at the American Academy of Pediatrics for Excellence.
Jessica Williams, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UAB Department of Health Services Administration, received a $100,000 New Connections grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to examine perceptions of discrimination in health care settings.
The Blazers were picked to win Conference USA by the conference's coaches, garnering 11 of 14 first-place votes.
Surya Bhatt, M.D., a pulmonologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, says evidence shows that pulmonary rehabilitation — exercises designed to improve lung function — can help reduce that readmission rate. The trick is getting patients to undertake rehab.
UAB is hosting an online survey to highlight needs and concerns of the LGBTQ community within the Greater Birmingham area.
The fun kicks off with Japanese dance troupe Enra on Oct. 18, followed by a three-day celebration featuring arts and culture from three countries each day Oct. 19-21. Cantina food truck will be on-site.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recognizes UAB’s Adult CF Program with Quality Care Award.
UAB clinical psychologist says those who survived the Oregon mass shootings or other difficult events should engage with a team of mental health professionals.
The UAB Sustainable Smart Cities Research Center brought together green experts from around the world for the fourth annual Sustainable Smart Cities Symposium.
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