UAB Athletics partners with Student Activities Council to host Blazer Block Party.
AIDS cases in the Deep South have substantially increased in recent years. An upcoming Summit will address the issue April 17.
UAB is implanting one-way valves in patients with severe emphysema in an effort to reduce their overall lung volume, which improves lung function.
The UAB Department of Theatre is gearing up to put on a production full of satire and hilarious lessons about New York City life.
An autism spectrum disorder, PTHS is characterized by moderate to severe intellectual disabilities; difficulty with walking and balance; breathing abnormalities; seizures and an inability to speak.
Overall, the various available guidelines on hypertension management have been coming to a consensus that 140/90 mmHg is appropriate for most people.
J. Nicholas Dionne-Odom, Ph.D., also from the University of Alabama, and colleagues examined the effect of early versus delayed initiation of a PC intervention for 122 caregivers of 207 patients with advanced cancer.
The study by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, published in the PLOS One online journal, also found that an enzyme triggered by the Corexit 9600 dispersant compound in humans and animals might be used to protect against the harm caused by the chemicals in the dispersant.
Incentive programs rewarding primary care physicians shown to lower medical spending and improve quality.

The annual EXPO will showcase research and scholarly work by UAB undergraduate students across all academic disciplines and departments.




UAB senior will research Alzheimer’s disease abroad through prestigious scholarship program.

Sessions for business executives will give participants hands-on innovation experience.

Students will compete for $10,000 in scholarship money.

Brenda Smith Myles, Ph.D., will present the 11th annual Glenwood Endowed Lecture at the UAB Alumni House on April 15.

UAB research identifies enzyme that protects lungs and gills following damage from oil dispersant.
Allison, associate dean for Science in the UAB School of Public Health, is recognized for his contributions to the F1000 recommendation service.
Fairhope, Alabama, resident Hayden Olds came for a second opinion, and ended up finding the best treatment route.
Working for an employer as an intern shows you know how to work, as opposed to knowing how to get a degree.
Amjad Javed, Ph.D., of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has taken a major step forward in understanding the bone development function of a gene called runx2, which could lead to future ways to speed bone healing, aid bone bioengineering, stem osteoporosis and reduce arthritis.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham recently named Curtis Carver Jr. as its next vice president of information technology and chief information officer.
"Complex Vision," a massive multicolor artwork by artist Yaacov Agam was re installed on the exterior of UAB's Callahan Eye Hospital where it had been displayed for 38 years.
"More than 90 percent of recruiters use social media and will look at your social profiles," said Suzanne Scott-Trammell, executive director of Career and Professional Development at UAB.
From Mens Journal
Professional cycling is no stranger to performance enhancing drugs and, it turns out, amateur cyclists are following the pro lead.
The ability to build a mimic of the interferon-interferon receptor complex allows a hunt for unique monoclonal antibodies.
Natural hand motions associated with calling, snapping and tapping smartphones can be detected and used to withstand malware attacks using motion, position and ambient sensors available on most smartphones.

The only program of its kind in Alabama, UABTeach enables undergraduate STEM majors to receive a subject-matter degree and accreditation to teach at the secondary level in a traditional four-year plan.


After restoration, Yaacov Agam’s “Complex Vision” once again adorns the Callahan Eye Hospital.

Senior Johnathon Lyons and junior Nole Jones won at the Southeastern Regional National Association of Teachers of Singing auditions and will compete in nationals in June.

Celebrate spring with the ASC and see Australia’s Sway Poles free each day during a three-day residency culminating in a circus arts showcase and grand-finale community performance.
Mutt Strut will be held on Saturday, April 18, on the UAB Campus Green.
Students in the Department of Art and Art History’s Photography in the South course curated “Inherited Scars: A Meditation on the Southern Gothic,” from the Birmingham Museum of Art’s collection.
The Thelema Trio, a Belgium new music ensemble, will appear in concert at UAB’s Hulsey Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16.
New lead vocalists make their debut during the choir’s spring concert, which will raise money for the group’s upcoming 20th anniversary concert and fall 2016 tour.
For his inaugural ASC performance, Winwood will be joined by a loose, funky, four-man band to stretch his classic tunes into jams. Sugarcane Jane will open the show.
Let the wild rumpus start with this reimagining of the children’s classic tale of Max and his island of monsters told through contemporary and hip-hop dance.

UAB’s Chiasera cited as an emerging university leader by being named Fellow of the American Council on Education.

The runx2 master transcription factor functions differently in chondrocytes and osteoblasts, two key cells in bone formation.

Early palliative care offers statistically beneficial effects on patient survival and family caregiver burden, according to articles published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Through international fellowships to study HIV in Kenya, Anna Joy Rogers and Nate Rogers complemented their UAB education with invaluable experience.

First impressions matter, so keep your social media accounts and your reputation clean and classy when searching for a job.

Similar to the ancient Greek legend of the Trojan horse, platelets in a transgenic mouse deliver a life-saving enzyme.
The future for babies born with hypoplastic left-heart syndrome depends to a great extent upon additional cardiac issues that may not be fully known until after birth.
Researcher’s approach allows the phone’s weakest security component — the user — to become its strongest defender.

Coach Jerod Haase has signed a new, six-year agreement worth $1 million in annual compensation. “Our recruits and their families can rest assured that I will be at UAB for the long-term future,” Haase said. “Today’s commitment by the administration is a strong statement that UAB wants to be great in basketball.”




American Institute of Chemical Engineers grants service award to Peters.
Lisa Tamiris Becker directs a research center like no other at UAB—the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, which explores the meaning, context, and history of art from around the world. Get to know Birmingham’s newest cultural ambassador as she pursues artistic breakthroughs and previews upcoming exhibitions in UAB Magazine.
Experts from around the country gathered at UAB recently to discuss robotic arms, neural prostheses and other breakthrough technologies that link thought with actions.

Campus enhancements taking shape as construction progresses for new facilities and outdoor spaces.
Curtis A. Carver Jr., Ph.D., comes to UAB from the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, where he served as vice chancellor and chief information officer.
More than 20,000 students included in plan to educate the next generation of engineers.
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