Household income and education levels may play a bigger role than race or ethnicity in whether patients survive the bone marrow cancer multiple myeloma.
Performance that will change your world: Talented young artists in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Theatre will create and perform in five main-stage plays, plus tour group shows around the state.
See works by UAB Department of Art and Art History faculty on display, and enjoy monthly coffee breaks with presenting faculty at Workspace, located at the AEIVA.

As the nation battles an increase in opioid addiction, UAB Hospital’s Addiction Recovery Program expands to meet the need.

As part of National Recovery Month, UAB and regional partners will host the Birmingham Recovery Walk on Sept. 10

The new HR management degree is now enrolling students.

The Quimby Award honors American Association of Physicists in Medicine members with notable careers and outstanding achievements in medical physics.   

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Leymah Gbowee will give a lecture at the UAB Alys Stephens Center on Sept. 29 to mark the opening of the UAB Institute for Human Rights. 

UAB doctors say new research is showing that patients who suffer from isolated mitral valve regurgitation may need surgery before symptoms appear. 

The UAB School of Dentistry hosted 10 dental students from Japan this summer as part of an annual exchange program.

Altered excitability is seen in brain neurons in epilepsy, depression, drug addiction and other disorders, and this discovery may offer a potential therapeutic target.

A UAB study sheds light on and suggests a target for treatment of a variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome.

Sowing the Seeds of Health, a longstanding educational program at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, helps to reduce breast and cervical cancer among Latina women. 

“Rachel M. Ejem: Intersections” features Ejem’s recent research using mixed-media drawings and installation to investigate mathematical and metaphorical ideas of intersection.

The 200-member-strong band is rehearsing its show of hit soundtrack tunes, “Hollywood,” for performances at UAB football games, exhibitions and parades. 

Kelly Walters relishes her access to scientists, clinicians and research opportunities unavailable to undergraduates at many other universities as she builds toward a career in medicine.  

A study has found that people who remained sedentary after mentally demanding tasks consumed more calories than those who exercised. 

Parcak will enlist the help of citizens from around the world to search for hidden civilizations through an online platform called GlobalXplorer.

Intrepid students are exchanging their textbooks for a world atlas, studying sustainability in the Netherlands, Spanish in Costa Rica—even marine ecology in Antarctica. UAB Education Abroad students and faculty describe the life-changing thrill of travel and share the discoveries and insights they have brought home.

The American College of Nutrition recognizes David Allison, Ph.D., and his continued advancement of research in diet and nutrition. 

Articles published today by UAB and its Geroscience Network collaborators explore new interventions in aging processes as part of an effort to increase the healthy, independent years of life for the elderly. 

UAB Medicine opens a new neurosurgery clinic on the Highway 280 corridor in Greystone

The dual-degree Master of Public Health/Master of Business Administration program, which is ranked first of 50 in the rankings, will launch at UAB this fall.

Sedentary behavior — even among physically active people — may be associated with an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and more. 

Broad telehealth accessibility in Alabama would provide unprecedented access to care in rural areas by eliminating the geographic divide and improving the quality of life for those with chronic and rare diseases. 

To celebrate the center’s first 20 years, and in preparation for the next decade, UAB’s Alys Stephens Center builds a new vision for the arts in Birmingham.

UAB School of Medicine has named respected clinician-educator Roger D. Smalligan, M.D., MPH, dean of the Huntsville Regional Medical Campus

UAB clinical psychologist Josh Klapow, Ph.D., provides tips for college students experiencing homesickness.

UAB medical school students will host the 5K to raise funds for the Equal Access Birmingham free health clinic. 

From gaming, karaoke and a welcome concert to a UAB Football Green and Gold Game, students have a full calendar of fun as they return to campus.
UAB presents New Frontiers of Pain Research in the 21st Century, Oct. 14-15.
The Master of Public Health and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine dual-degree program aims to equip veterinary professionals with a public health perspective.

The dean and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine will present the keynote address at the UAB Medicine Leadership in Academic Medicine lecture series Aug. 16. 

A wearable cloud make the design of mobile and wearable devices simple, inexpensive and lightweight by having mobile device users tap into the resources of the wearable cloud, instead of relying solely on the capabilities of their mobile hardware. 

Maryann Manning, a longtime UAB School of Education faculty member, has been honored for her contributions and lifelong dedication to the field of literacy.

The unique new program, in collaboration with the UAB schools of Medicine and the Public Health, will prepare future social workers for in-demand jobs by focusing on health and behavioral health using an innovative model of evidence-based education.  

Kelly Mitchell and Sarah Urdaneta will earn degrees from the UAB School of Nursing and walk together in UAB’s summer commencement ceremony Aug. 13. 

Works of art created by children who are visually impaired are on exhibition at UAB’s Edge of Chaos through Oct. 15, and some works are available for purchase.

A UAB urologist has led the development of extensive guidelines of surgical management of kidney stones.

UAB’s Lindsay Rhodes, M.D., will study telemedicine as a potential strategy to improve eye disease detection and management. 

The 186 members of the UAB School of Medicine Class of 2020 will receive their symbolic white coats at a ceremony Aug. 14.

UAB researchers have discovered that an infant’s airway — once thought to be sterile until after birth — is colonized by bacteria or bacterial DNA, which could be protective for or predict development of severe lung disease, knowledge that may offer a therapeutic target.
As a Cramer Morgan Fellow, Joy Barros will receive full tuition and additional funding for travel related to her research, which she hopes will improve drug prevention and intervention programs on college campuses.
An NIH grant will help support personalized medicine and patient-oriented research at UAB.
The summit will provide an opportunity to learn from people who are experts in their field, some of whom have achieved an enormous amount of success in their own states.
A UAB School of Dentistry faculty member talks bad breath — where it comes from and how to fight it.
UAB students forged a new path through the city’s past, creating a walking tour highlighting Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” It was part of a course focusing on public perceptions of history, which can mold civic identity but also fuel controversy. Follow their journey into the past.
UAB artist in residence Lillis Taylor combats anxiety at the UAB Women and Infants Center with her weapon of choice: wooden embroidery hoops.
The UAB Health System is again lauded among the most technology-driven hospitals in the nation with inclusion in the “Most Wired for 2016” list.
"We're finding estimates of about half of all parents say that they drive distracted," said Despina Stavrinos, director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham's distracted driving research lab.
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