The study provides initial data and does not by itself prove that crab populations will expand into shallower waters. “The only way to test the hypothesis that the crabs are expanding their depth-range is to track their movements through long-term monitoring,” said James McClintock of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), another author of the study.
King crabs may be poised to conquer the Antarctic as a result of global warming, scientists have warned.
Newsweek Top Cancer Doctors 2015 is a list of more than 2,600 leading cancer specialists across the country arranged by location and specialty.
The central objective of the "Collaboration to Improve Blood Pressure in the U.S. Black Belt - Addressing the Triple Threat" is to rigorously compare two strategies designed to improve blood pressure control in primary care practices serving rural Southeastern African-Americans with low socioeconomic status.
"The only way to test the hypothesis that the crabs are expanding their depth-range is to track their movements through long-term monitoring," said study author, James McClintock of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).
In research presented at the European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS) in Vienna, Austria, the UAB team warmed that people could inadvertently leave voice samples as part of daily life.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham will soon be offering internal medicine and pediatric health care services in Leeds and surrounding areas when its new clinic opens Oct. 21.
For the first time in UAB history, students have asked for a self-imposed fee increase to support UAB Athletics and the return of the football, bowling and rifle programs.
E. coli ClpB is a bacterial enzyme that untangles proteins. Such tangles are hallmarks of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. A study led by UAB's Aaron Lucius, Ph.D., offers new insight on this amazing molecular machine, and could eventually point toward new treatment approaches.

UAB has been designated as a StormReady university by the National Weather Service.

The memory play, a masterpiece of Irish dramatic literature set in rural Ireland in 1936, was picked for its five complex and strong female character roles for Theatre UAB students.

Donor to Diner is a service-oriented student organization that seeks to provide easy access to food and other commodities to economically disadvantaged students who do not have access to food on a regular basis.
On one of the nation’s most diverse campuses, UAB’s commitment to providing appropriate resources and services to support each student’s success and ability to overcome challenges was the theme of Monday’s Supporting Trans Students mini-conference.
The new internal medicine and pediatric clinic will feature an outpatient diagnostic center with a cutting-edge imaging facility and full ambulatory lab services, all on-site.
The UAB Hospital Auxiliary, in partnership with the UAB Institute for Arts in Medicine, presents the series, which will take place in UAB Hospital’s North Pavilion.

This majestic and mesmerizing troupe will perform at only 10 venues in the United States during its 2015 world tour — and Birmingham’s ASC is one. The group was featured on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” in Season 10.
Efforts to reduce health disparities related to uncontrolled high blood pressure among African Americans, Hispanic/Latino Americans, and low-income and rural individuals got a boost today with the announcement of $23.5 million for two new studies.
University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have found that automated and human verification for voice-based user authentication systems are vulnerable to voice impersonation attacks. This new research is being presented at the European Symposium on Research in Computer Security, or ESORICS, today in Vienna, Austria.
Predators’ arrival could radically alter marine life
UAB is leading a team of researchers in a trial to combat blood pressure risk factors.
Army ROTC Cadet Joseph Green has been named the seventh-ranked cadet out of more than 5,000 in the United States.
Register today for UAB’s annual Critical Care Symposium.
Summary: Several activities are planned in and around UAB for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
UAB researchers have found automated and human verification for voice-based user authentication vulnerable, and explore how an attacker in possession of voice audio samples could compromise a victim’s security, safety and privacy.
David Kimberlin, M.D., vice chair of Pediatrics and co-director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, is a physician at Children’s of Alabama. He is the editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Red Book, which establishes which vaccines should be given, when and to whom.
The three-year grant will provide graduate scholars with stipends and other financial and educational support to pursue training in disparities research.
With the Oakwood University Aeolians Choir and pianist Joel Martin, Battle will awe and inspire the audience with favorite spirituals. This is the only performance of this show in 2015.
Nationally and internationally recognized family literacy expert and UAB faculty will serve as featured speakers at the symposium.
UAB’s ASC will be led by Anna M. Thompson, who comes to UAB from Notre Dame after a national search.
UAB Medicine Urgent Care has announced an expansion to its facility located at 125 20th St. South, Suite 103.
Many UAB physicians from a variety of specialties appear on the prestigious Newsweek Top Cancer Doctors 2015 list.
Clomiphene is more effective than letrozole for achieving pregnancy, NIH-funded study finds.
On Wednesday, Sept. 23, the Grammy winners will return to Birmingham with a performance at the Alys Stephens Center.
The visually stunning results are on display at Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts on the UAB campus.
To learn the secrets of healthy aging, Steven Austad consults the experts: 500-year-old clams, 200-year-old fish, and other ancient animals. His studies reveal aging’s molecular mechanisms, which could help humans live longer and healthier. Get his advice on healthy aging, and discover how a new UAB research center will launch an age of discovery.
Researchers at UAB found that patients aged younger than 65 who were unmarried, lived in lower-income areas, and who were uninsured or Medicaid beneficiaries were at significantly higher risk of premature mortality.
"This study was designed to take repeated blood samples from patients over time to determine the sensitivity of T2Candida compared to blood culture for monitoring patients on antifungal therapy," said Peter Pappas, M.D., FACP, professor of medicine, division of infectious diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham and principal investigator of the study.
Carmen de Miguel, Ph.D., from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and colleagues examined whether obesity would lead to different circulating T-lymphocyte profiles and activation status in Caucasian and African-American adolescents.
For a veteran perspective on how SPRINT should play out in practice and guidelines — and when — MedPage Today spoke with Suzanne Oparil, MD, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
UAB is one of five other institutions to be designated as a Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging, each of which have a specialized area of research. UAB's Nathan Shock Center will focus on understanding how energetics affect aging, according to a release from the school.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham was ranked among the most affordable schools in the country to get a master's degree in health care administration, according to Healthcare Administration Degree Programs.
The Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine, UAB and Seahorse Bioscience announce establishment of comprehensive mitochondrial patient care clinical program.
UAB researchers discover a new protein interaction from the 1918 flu strain that may help influenza circumvent the host immune response that would fight viral infection.
The new M.D./MBA program is accepting applicants for the summer of 2016 for first-year medical students.
Natalie Wilson’s Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care paper presents a conceptual framework and rationale to investigate the link between microbial translocation and symptoms in patients with HIV.
The Academy Health Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues has honored UAB’s Patrician for her commitment to the career development of young investigators.
UAB’s Campaign for UAB has raised more than $617 million toward its $1 billion goal in the university’s largest-ever and most comprehensive philanthropic campaign.
September 21, 2015

Starting strong in science

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UAB freshman Priya Shah is already a veteran in the lab. In her senior year of high school, she began a tissue-engineering project with UAB researcher Joel Berry, Ph.D., that has led to national honors — and could eventually affect patients worldwide.
Blood tests in obese African-American teenage girls reveal immune system changes which ‘prime the system’ to develop cardiovascular disease later in life.
An interdisciplinary effort among the College of Arts and Sciences and several schools across campus results in a $2.5 million grant.
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