Measles is a concern for everyone -- but especially so if you're the parent of a baby who's too young to be vaccinated.
According to new research, the predisposition to premature birth may lay in the fetus, not the mother herself. While this does not imply that any measures taken by the mother should be futile, it may lead to a paradigm chance in how the phenomenon of premature birth is addressed clinically.
The vaccine has the potential to dramatically reduce rates of cervical cancer, as well as the number of cervical exams a women must have during her lifetime, says Warner Huh, MD, professor and director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Gynecologic Oncology and one of the authors of the study.
National and local experts in biomedical engineering, neuroscience and rehabilitation will gather to examine the brain-machine interface as part of the UAB Bevill Neuroscience Symposium on Feb. 27.
Donation from Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company and Protective Life Corporation will aid new disease-changing therapies in the ADDA pipeline.
UAB’s critical care transport team flies its first patient to Birmingham on a portable heart/lung bypass machine.
10 minute2This year the festival includes six new plays written by students, plus one written by Shackleford commemorating the Voting Rights Act’s 50th anniversary.
Award given annually to top young professionals in Birmingham based on their contribution to their company, impact on the business world and role in their community.
Actress and transgender activist Laverne Cox must reschedule her lecture planned for March 2 at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
sensomatic main imageYou may think your phone can already do everything, but UAB cybersecurity researchers are adapting accelerometers, GPS chips, gyroscopes and other sensors to make phones that can read your mood, eliminate passwords, protect your bank account and more.
Medicare now will cover the cost of CT scans for lung cancer, a screening UAB has offered since July 2013.
Second annual Leadership Practices for Quality and Safety workshop will target the development of early and mid-career nurse leaders.
Renowned UAB HPV expert Warner Huh says new nine-valent HPV vaccine has the potential to eradicate the majority of cervical cancer.
Following a diagnosis of a disease he’d never heard of and couldn’t pronounce, a UAB grad student goes on the offensive.
The Deep South Center for Occupational Health & Safety at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is accepting applications for grants of up to $20,000.
Catherine Danielou is president-elect of the American Association of Teachers of French and earned an award from a statewide group.
Zehr, a renowned figure in human rights scholarship, has helped shift the perception of crime as an act against the state to a violation of the rights of people.
UAB’s Department of Theatre tops the best-dressed list, following a donation of more than 200 vintage clothing pieces spanning 90 years of fashion. See some of the dazzling dresses and hip hats, and discover how the unique collection is inspiring and educating students, in UAB Magazine.
The Marshall Scholarship finances American students to study for graduate degrees in the United Kingdom.
This year’s topic is “What impact does the presence of a father have on a child’s development?” The top eight videos will be selected for the competition, to be held Feb. 21.
New research from UAB suggests not all strep throat is really strep throat, and attention must be paid to another bacterium that packs a nasty wallop.
Antarctic research could reveal significant changes in continent’s ecology.
UAB career fair will host employers from a variety of industries.
Alabama’s Smart Cities Hackathon to tackle urban challenges and offer solutions for a better future.
Participants in Connected World Conference will explore solutions to address today’s cybersecurity issues. 
The online program for a degree in health care management at UAB has been named the best in the nation based on academic excellence, types of available classes, faculty strength, rankings and reputation.
The salute is part of a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” the Selma-to-Montgomery march, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
After graduating in spring, these exemplary students will spend two years teaching high-need students in low-income areas.
Medical experts across the country have become increasingly concerned about vaccination rates since an outbreak of measles started in Disneyland.
Cholesterol is no longer a "nutrient of concern," the nation's leading nutritional panel has concluded. Health experts agreed it's no longer necessary to consider a food's cholesterol content when making dietary decisions. Eaters should instead focus on avoiding trans fats and saturated fats.
You've watched Jay Leno crack jokes, gently spar with guests and loom large as a host on late-night TV. Now you can see the comedian perform his standup routine in Birmingham, as the main attraction at the Alys Stephens Center's Starlight Gala. Leno comes to town on June 7 for the 8 p.m. event. It's the annual fund-raiser for the arts center, 1200 10th Ave. South.
Research led by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery shows a vaginal bowel-control system designed by Pelvalon is the first device to successfully control fecal incontinence, also known as accidental bowel leakage, via a vaginal insert.
Unborn child diagnosed with rare syndrome when mom was five months’ pregnant; parents now prepare for difficult road ahead.
Kasman’s prize includes a prestigious opportunity to perform with the symphony in March and a $1,500 cash prize.
The symposium will focus on hip-hop and its role in global society, sexism and homophobia, and the appropriation of hip-hop, along with workshops and a finale concert by Shaheed and DJ Supreme.
Everyone is invited to the UAB Softball Spirit Luncheon, hosted by the National Alumni Society, where they can enjoy a free lunch and cheer on the team.
Jorge Galán, latest in a long list of prestigious Marx lecturers, will speak on the molecular pathogenesis of typhoid fever.

Cycliad, a unique biking event, comes to Birmingham for the first time to support navigation services for cancer patients
The Viva Health Starlight Gala benefits the programs and education initiatives of UAB’s Alys Stephens Center. Tickets are $125 and include a reception; VIP dinner packages also are available.
UAB test of the Eclipse System, published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, demonstrates success of first device to control fecal incontinence using a vaginal insert.
The Kaul Foundation gives UAB $7 million to establish the Hugh Kaul Personalized Medicine Institute.
During its Feb. 6 meeting, the UA System Board of Trustees approved the construction of BBVA Compass Field, a soccer facility planned for use by UAB Women’s and Men’s Soccer in fall 2015. Read more about BBVA Compass Field.
This American Society for Investigative Pathology award recognizes manifest impacts on pathology education throughout Siegal’s career.
Board approval provides authorization for stage one planning to proceed for new B.L. Harbert Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Collat School of Business building.
A committee chaired by UAB Collat School of Business Dean Eric Jack will guide the national search for UAB’s vice president of Student Affairs. The committee will review candidates, and finalists will be invited to campus by late spring to meet with students, faculty and staff.
Backed by jazz piano for this show, New Orleans native Aaron Neville returns to the ASC stage for a performance of classic doo-wop covers from his album “My True Story.”
The Reflection Garden is a tribute and memorial to the life and service of Cecil Nepomuceno, M.D., a member of the department’s faculty from 1970 until his retirement in 1994.
Bartow Classic to benefit Coach Gene Bartow Fund for Cancer Research to be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7.
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center holds annual ArtBLINK Gala to support high-priority research and patient and family assistance.
Hear from a panel of experts about the use of mobile phone apps and other mobile technology at this Feb. 9 event at the Edge of Chaos.
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