Gregory Friedman, M.D., has received a special grant to test various therapy combinations with a form of the herpes virus to improve anti-tumor immune response in children battling brain cancer.

Hospitalizations and deaths due to COVID-19 continue to decrease because of vaccinations, but we still need more people vaccinated.

A comprehensive health-screening program in rural northern KwaZulu-Natal has found a high burden of undiagnosed or poorly controlled non-communicable diseases.

Enjoy a night of great music — new songs and classics — when Cray returns to the Alys Stephens Center, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9.
The annual SPARK Writing Festival offers fiction, nonfiction and poetry workshops for writers of all experience levels and free community events including guest speakers.
New results suggest the answer is no, implying that the role of tau in the pathogenesis of Lewy body dementias is distinct from Alzheimer’s disease.
Included in the phase one improvements in the Kingston community is a new mobile market bringing fresh food to the neighborhood.
The location offers adult and pediatric optometry and ophthalmology services, and delivers the same vision care that Callahan Eye Hospital has provided on the UAB campus for the past 50 years.
A new R01 study aims to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among African American and Black young adults in the Southern United States.

Edwin Aroke, Ph.D., CRNA, is being honored for his research on pain disparities and the roles of CRNAs in pain management.

Only 22 early-career researchers were selected as Pew Scholars this year, and Thyme is one of five whose research focus is the brain.

Responsibility for the safety, integrity and scientific validity of the trials fell to 12 experts of the COVID-19 Vaccine Data and Safety Monitoring Board, who now have taken the unusual step of publishing details of their review process.

The concert is set for 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022, with a limited number of tickets on sale now. The full 25th anniversary season will be announced in August.
Immunity levels are keeping state case levels manageable for now, but the current vaccination rate will not end COVID and likely will lead to continued outbreaks.
For the fourth time, UAB Medicine is recognized for excellence in equity and diversity by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

New findings include a significant increase in risk of death among patients who had recently had chemotherapy.

UAB continues to implement its Campus Master Plan through new facilities and renovations to enhance instruction, research, technology and student life.
Meet students, faculty and staff to learn about the variety of programs at the UAB Graduate Program Summer Recruitment Fair at the Hill Student Center.
The 14th annual Fiesta Ball, now happening for an entire week July 17-24, will have an online auction and participation from five local Mexican and Tex-Mex restaurants.
As a fellow, Stephen Russell, M.D., professor with the UAB Department of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, will design and pilot a new UAB program using art works from artists of color to teach medical students about diversity and clinical insights.