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.
Assistant professor of epidemiology to discuss work in Nigeria as part of the Sparkman Global Health Lecture Series.
In a New England Journal of Medicine editorial, UAB expert Michael Saag, M.D., says a better understanding of stigma and behavior are needed for HIV prevention.
UAB Hospital is first in the United States to implant new Evaheart device as part of the US Pivotal Trial to test L-VAD for patients with severe congestive heart failure.
In the Diamond Microfab Lab, gem-quality diamonds are transformed into electronics that can handle everything from ocean deeps to outer space. Watch how the patented process unfolds in The Mix.
Public lecture by MIT monk and philosopher will probe issues of personal and social transformation.
GAPNA provides learning resources to nurse practitioners and advocates for geriatric health education.
The mission of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses is to improve the health of women and newborns and strengthen the nursing profession.
ACC’s associate designation is awarded to nurse practitioners and is the equivalent of the fellow designation for physicians.
It’s not quite House, M.D., but UAB’s Undiagnosed Diseases Program does aim to help patients solve baffling medical mysteries, including illnesses so rare that only a handful of people — or perhaps no one else — has them. The sleuthing specialists reveal how high-tech genetic science and old-fashioned listening skills help them search for answers in UAB Magazine.
One out of three adults would sooner face a shorter life span than take a daily pill to prevent heart disease, a new Internet survey found.
The Camille Armstrong Memorial Scholarship Stepshow features competitive rhythmic stepping performances, with all proceeds benefiting the endowed scholarship.
The College of Arts and Sciences’ AEIVA and Department of Art and Art History will present a free lecture by Jessica Angel in conjunction with the “Warhol: Fabricated” exhibition.  
Some students from the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) will show off their fun, creative sides at Boutwell Auditorium downtown tonight at 7 p.m. when they present their annual talent showcase, the Best Medicine Show.
Losing weight is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions, but many people struggle to get enough exercise to make such a resolution stick. University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers want to help women get more exercise by finding out the underlying issues that might keep them from exercising.
Researchers are now investigating more sophisticated methods of gleaning clinical information from the eyes, and the results are showing promise for eventual application in aiding diagnosis and informing treatment.
“In this series of baby boomers presenting to the ED, we observed a high prevalence of unrecognized chronic HCV infection,” the UAB researchers concluded. “These results highlight the ED as an important venue for HCV screening and linkage to care.”
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) announced that it was recently added to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation’s Care Center Network. The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) selected 12 new sites to be added to the 9 centers previously selected in 2013.
Some babies may be genetically predisposed to being born too soon, and variants in the DNA of the fetus -- not the mother -- may be the trigger for some early births.
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