Los Angeles Times health care policy reporter to discuss “Peace in our time? Is an end to the Obamacare war in sight, and what does that portend for our national health care debate?” at UAB on Oct. 19.
Low dietary potassium leads to calcified arteries and aortic stiffness, while increased dietary potassium alleviates those undesirable effects in a mouse model, suggesting dietary potassium may protect against heart disease and death from heart disease in humans.
A professor and senior associate dean for academic affairs in the UAB School of Nursing, Linda Moneyham will be inducted into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame for her many and far-reaching contributions to the field of nursing.
On Friday night, the Alys Stephen Center’s dance series got off to an enthusiastic start with a visit from New York-based Ballet Hispánico. The program highlighted works by Latina choreographers Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Michelle Manzanales and Tania Pérez-Salas.
On September 22, UAB revealed that the US Department of Commerce awarded the university nearly half a million dollars. Innovation Depot and UAB represent 2 of 42 organizations across 28 states that received funding.
Red Mountain Park is a community partner of the UAB Benevolent Fund and is one of the designated nonprofits to which UAB employees can direct their Benevolent Fund donations.
Maintaining healthy weight behavior for 25 years may reduce the risk for hypertension in young adulthood and middle age.
The seven-year study documented 46,860 tree-stand accidents across the U.S. and gave some keen insight to not only the seriousness of accidents, but who is most likely to fall and who is most likely to take the risks that lead to falls.
The IDEA award is given annually for projects that have “potential to advance the construction safety, maintenance and management of highway systems.” Their submissions were chosen from among nearly 50 proposals.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham recently announced that UAB Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology endowed Prof. Yogesh Dwivedi was appointed as the chair of the National Institutes of Health’s Pathophysiological Basis of Mental Disorders and Addictions Study Section, Center for Scientific Review.
The key weapon against viruses and bacteria that invade the body is production of antibodies, which act like guided missiles to attack and neutralize pathogens.
The general surgery residents in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Surgery who have trained with transplant surgeon Mark Deierhoi, M.D., director of UAB’s Renal Transplant Program, marvel at many things about one of their most influential surgical teachers.
Eleven teams involving hundreds of collegiate students from the United States and Europe are putting the finishing touches on highly energy-efficient, innovation-packed solar houses for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017.
Chad Thomas Hagwood, Edward E. Partridge, Catherine Danielou, Michelle Cardel and Raymond Thompson were bestowed the awards by the NAS for their personal, academic and professional achievements, service to the community, and philanthropy.
Throughout one hilarious starry summer night, Shakespeare employs witty dialogue, slapstick humor, sexual innuendo, cross purposes and mistaken identity. This delightful work remains the Bard’s most popular comedy more than 400 years later.
A UAB spinoff has received a stage two grant to test a potential solution for malfunctioning vascular access.
Singer Sam Hunt talks about his time at UAB and what he remembers most about being a Blazer. Hunt recently sat down with the Voice of the Blazers David Crane.
The National Geographic Early Career Grant will allow Amy Bonka to develop and implement new technologies for enhancing the recovery of critically endangered sea turtles.
UAB Specialty Pharmacy Services has been awarded URAC accreditation in the area of Specialty Pharmacy.
John Mountz, M.D., Ph.D., and W. Winn Chatham, M.D., will be recognized by the ACR for education, research and clinical contributions to the field.
Glaucoma affects more than 3 million people in the United States and is the leading cause of blindness in African-Americans.
UAB employees spearheaded an effort that led to the university’s adopting the paid leave benefits policy earlier this year — and then they carried their initiative to the state level.
Researchers study the mechanisms that prevent autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus or multiple sclerosis after an infection.
The research supported by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will evaluate the effectiveness of different types of exercise programs for people with MS.
Several activities are planned in and around UAB for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Experience the live cinema-concert recreation of the classic animated French film “The Triplets of Belleville,” presented by UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.
The UAB Geriatrics Clinic is addressing health issues in senior adults by identifying and addressing gaps in nutrition.
The AGHI, a genomics partnership between UAB and HudsonAlpha, is cited for collaboration by Health Connect South.
Virtual reality delivery of CI therapy, a form of physical rehabilitation shown to be highly effective, allows stroke patients to access this complex treatment in their own homes.  
A local symposium addresses the mental health of veterans, helping them to better integrate into home life and the workplace.
UAB senior linebacker Shaq Jones has been selected to the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. Jones is one of 22 student-athletes chosen for the award, which recognizes community service. Vote now.
Beating cancer means bridging gaps that put African Americans at greater risk of getting the disease and dying from it. Meet three trailblazing alumnae broadening the impact of lifesaving discoveries through research, education, and outreach, and hear their advice for budding scientists eager to follow in their footsteps.
The Oncology Nursing Society Foundation provides scholarships for nurses to further their nursing educations in an effort to transform cancer care for patients throughout their lifespan.
UAB Medicine-Leeds provides patients east of Birmingham a convenient location with ample parking and a full spectrum of imaging capabilities.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham increased enrollment this fall, with record numbers of both total students and freshmen for the second year in a row.
Built on the iron and steel industries after the Civil War, Alabama’s most populous city has evolved into a modern mecca of cool that displays its turbulent past, classic architecture and culinary chops with style.
This shiny new public space opened in 2014 to house art collections for the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
“On behalf of the company, I would like to thank our scientific advisors and all of our collaborators at the UAB who helped prepare and submit this IND."
They discovered study participants who maintained a healthy body weight over the course of the study were 41 percent less likely to have an increasing blood pressure with age.
From purchasing school supplies to making sure kids eat a healthy breakfast, parents play a major role in helping set the stage for success in the classroom. But some parents may be overlooking one critical tool for academic success: routine eye exams.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham and the city secured a $6.5 million grant to train over 925 people for technology jobs. Our first graduates are already in the workforce.
UAB Hospital was cited for opening a transitional care clinic inside the hospital to serve as a medical home for uninsured heart failure patients without a primary care provider.
The state-of-the-art $39.5 million building, which will be located on the corner of 10th Avenue South and 14th Street South, is a result of the rapid growth of UAB's undergraduate and graduate programs.
University of Alabama at Birmingham professor Sarah Parcak and associate professor Gregory Mumford have been awarded the 2017 Antiquity Prize by Antiquity, a peer-reviewed journal of world archaeology.
UAB School of Engineering professors received two of three National Cooperative Highway Research Program awards for research with potential to advance the construction, safety, maintenance and management of highway systems.
8. Birmingham — Its biggest industries are banking and insurance, health care, and logistics and transportation. Major employers include the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Regions Financial Corp., Honda and Mercedes-Benz.
The scarcity of life-saving organs for transplants has raised hopes for substitute organs from pigs, which have a similar anatomy to humans.
Researchers have identified a mechanism that leads to bone loss in older adults, an advance that may help develop therapeutics to treat the age-associated bone loss condition.
A major health problem in older people is age-associated osteoporosis — the thinning of bone and the loss of bone density that increases the risk of fractures.
UAB posted total enrollment of 20,902 for the semester – reaching its goal of topping 20,000 students by 2018 a year early.
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