In nature, such enormous forces deep underground can transform volcanic ash into slate or carbon into diamonds.
A UAB psychologist and optometrist offer insight about keeping Halloween safe this year.
The NAS will host the 2016-2017 UAB Tip-Off Party from 5:30-7 p.m. at Cahaba Brewing Co. The party is free for current NAS members and $5 for nonmembers.
Those living in more advantaged neighborhoods are less likely to have a stroke than are their counterparts who live in less advantaged neighborhoods, according to a UAB study.
UAB researchers will use pressures greater than those found at the center of the Earth to create as yet unknown new materials.
The BRAIN grant, a White House initiative for Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies, will fund UAB's ongoing research of neuromodulation, or deep brain stimulation.
Researchers in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Pediatrics found that Alabama parents living in suburban areas use cellphones in the speaker mode, read and send text messages, and surf the web slightly more often than parents in rural areas.
James Bibb, a highly regarded scientist in neurology and cancer, will become the vice chair for Basic Research in UAB’s Department of Surgery.
Donald Trump is not a liar. Nor is Hillary Clinton. Sure, they both lie. Yet, neither is a liar. Why?

UAB is the first hospital in Alabama and one of the first in the nation to use sophisticated Resuscitation Quality Improvement system simulators to improve CPR skills in emergency department staff.

Minority Access Inc. names UAB to its list of “Colleges and Universities Committed to Diversity” and honors Dilworth, Ogendi as national role models. 

UAB investigators have won a prestigious White House BRAIN Initiative grant to study the potential benefits of new technology coupled with newly discovered biomarkers in deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease.

The loss of her mother to breast cancer sparked Jennifer Bail’s desire to help others through nursing research. 

The Buenos Aires Tango Company, Estampas Porteñas, presents its newest production, “Deseos … Stories of Longing and Desire Told Through Argentine Tango and Music.”
New research says calcium supplements may not be heart-healthy, but UAB cardiologists are saying there is no reason to panic.

Parents’ driving distracted is a significant danger, and a UAB study suggests suburban and rural parents use cellphones with children in the car. 

Moon Nahm’s research has led to improvements in testing effectiveness of pneumonia vaccines, a key step to preventing deaths from S. pneumoniae, the leading cause of pneumonia estimated to kill 1.6 million children annually

BREMSS celebrates the 20th anniversary of the founding of the regional trauma system.

The UAB Center for Clinical and Translation Science and Center for the Study of Community Health partner to present the Community Engagement Institute’s annual conference Oct. 14 at the BJCC.
Learning how sensory organs in the skin work may solve sensory disorders, including pain seen in inflammation, diabetes and cancer treatment.
The UAB Concert Choir, Opera and Chamber Singers will perform a program of choral works by American and English composers and a preview of the upcoming Department of Music production “Amahl and the Night Visitors.”
For this free lecture, presented by the Department of Art and Art History, Freeman will discuss his most recent works, which combine three interrelated emerging technologies: digital sculpting, 3-D scanning and 3-D printing.
Ashley Cannon, Ph.D., is the first individual in the UAB neurofibromatosis program to have received this significant honor.
Zika continues to be a topic of conversation for public health officials in Birmingham, so UAB, Birmingham and Jefferson County have partnered to increase awareness. 
For the first time, former students of Professor of Piano Yakov Kasman will join world-class pianists for this series, bookended by Eric Zuber and Esther Park.
UAB has increased campus internet connection speeds 10-fold and become the first university in Alabama to achieve 100 gigabits per second, up to 10,000 times many standard home internet speeds — increasing the institution’s competitive advantage in teaching, research and health care.
In Forbes’ 2016 report of America’s Best Employers that examined 1,900 companies with more than 1,000 employees to identify factors that influence employee satisfaction, UAB ranked in the top 25 among America’s best midsize employers.
UAB researchers want to introduce Alabama cancer survivors to a new kind of therapy — gardening.
The UAB Health System has moved 650 employees into a newly renovated Avondale facility, freeing up downtown office space for clinical operations.
A fight with breast cancer has brought Odenville Elementary teachers Meg Lowry and Michelle Simmons closer as they learn the disease is “not your grandmother’s story anymore.”
The Alys Stephens Center welcomes Del McCoury and David “Dawg” Grisman, who have been playing music together for decades. In 2012, they released “Hardcore Bluegrass,” a unique collection of bluegrass classics.
A UAB researcher will examine the underlying environmental impact on genes of Mexican Americans in relation to cardiometabolic syndrome, a disorder caused by several interrelated risk factors that can lead to heart disease or Type 2 diabetes.
For nine years, Kirklin served as the director of education and outreach for UAB’s Alys Stephens Center, helping extend the center’s educational programs to underserved schools, communities and seniors throughout the Birmingham area.
“This is something that we decided to do because we realized there is so much need for dental care for low-income adults."
The first round of submissions is due Oct. 19.
"Studies indicate the vast majority of suicide attempt survivors end up eventually dying of something other than suicide, so a means of preventing someone from making future gun purchases during a suicidal crisis might reduce suicide rates.”
Department of Music composer William Price wrote two works on the program. The UAB Chamber Trio featuring faculty Denise Gainey, James Zingara and Christopher Steele is among the performers.

Nearly 50 participants enjoyed dinner at Rojo Birmingham while blindfolded to gain an understanding of the daily challenges presented by vision impairment. 

UAB and partners launch the PREVeNT study, aimed at preventing the onset of seizures in children with tuberous sclerosis.

Patients using Botox A for urinary incontinence show higher satisfaction with treatment due to greater reduction in bothersome symptoms.
School of Nursing graduate student Allison Strider will receive $20,000 over the course of two years.
You Can't Take It With You: The play depicts two families, one strictly not traditional and the other strictly nonconforming, and the conflict that arises between the two when a daughter of one brings her fiancé and his wealthy Wall Street family to dinner.
Just 16 months after a GE Signa PET/MR scanner was installed at the University of Alabama at Birmingham for research use, the facility has announced it will begin using the tool to diagnose and examine its clinical patient population.
Older adults have high incidence of cardiovascular risk factors, with increased incidence of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and dyslipidemia for blacks, according to a study published online Sept. 26 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
The 100-panel solar energy system is installed on top of the Campus Recreation Center and is expected to save UAB around $600 per month in utility costs.
New research suggests the species Ctenochelys acris was the patriarch of the lineage that yielded the green sea turtle, Kemp's ridley, the loggerhead and many others.
UAB Hospital has received a 2016 Women’s Choice Award and is named one of America’s Best Breast Centers.

Learn about the African presence in Latin America from 21 internationally recognized experts on Oct. 7-8. 

The new clinic will be located just off Cahaba River Road behind the Colonnade and is the only clinic of its kind in the 459-corridor area.
“Very early on in this disease — at a time when outside a study like ours the majority of people would not have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) — patients appear to be losing lung function,” Mark T. Dransfield, MD, lead researcher and medical director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Lung Center said.
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