November 03, 2016 Written by Beena Thannickal
The Nov. 7 workshop will provide information and resources for lung cancer patients.
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November 03, 2016 Written by Beena Thannickal
The Nov. 15 Lunch and Learn event will provide patients and employers with information about working during cancer treatment.
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November 03, 2016
Birmingham 101 series continues celebration of the city’s neighborhoods and ties to UAB with focus on Woodlawn on Nov. 10Written by Shannon Thomason
Panelists for the Woodlawn event are Bob Corley, Clifford Kennon, Betsy Rogers, state Rep. Oliver Robinson and Marie Sutton.
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November 03, 2016 Written by Tiffany Westry Womack
Nine Ph.D. students competed for a grand prize of $1,000 and a chance to represent UAB at the 3MT Regional Competition in March 2017.
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November 03, 2016 Written by Alicia Rohan
The Gift of Sight program provides eye exams and eyeglasses at no cost this holiday season.
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November 03, 2016 Written by Jeff Hansen
A UAB study will test whether training to modify care-resistant behavior can improve quality of life for family caregivers of dementia patients.
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November 03, 2016
Visiting artist Mehdi Saeedi to lecture on his typography practice Nov. 15 at UAB and work with graphic design studentsWritten by Shannon Thomason
Artist and designer Mehdi Saeedi will speak at 6 p.m. Nov. 15, in the AEIVA Hess Lecture Hall, and will work with graphic design students in the Department of Art and Art History.
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November 03, 2016 Written by Jim Bakken
After the acquisition, the DoubleTree by Hilton on University Boulevard and 20th Street South will undergo a significant renovation that will upgrade the property and the guest experience.
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November 02, 2016
UAB piano students continue winning streak at Music Teachers National Association Alabama competitionWritten by Shannon Thomason
Senior music major Aleksandra Kasman will represent Alabama in the MTNA Southern Division competition in January in Columbia, South Carolina.
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Testing the ability of early exposure to hinder later reactions to allergens, University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers used another common pest, mice, to gauge resistance to cockroach-induced asthma.
Luis Cruz Azaceta: War and Other Disasters is on view at Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts in Birmingham, Alabama, through December 17, 2016.
November 01, 2016
UAB Art’s Project Space hosts Foley Sound Project on Nov. 8, “Couture and Culture in the 20th Century” from Nov. 14-20Written by Shannon Thomason
Department of Art and Art History students will give performances on sound effects added to film and pair images of artworks from across the 20th century to 12 corresponding items from the Department of Theatre’s historical costume collection.
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October 31, 2016 Written by Bob Shepard
UAB and Auburn will team up for a study of magnetic resonance imaging techniques that could enhance epilepsy surgery.
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October 31, 2016 Written by Jim Bakken
U.S. News & World Report ranks UAB No. 162 in its 2017 Best Global Universities ranking, up from its rank of No. 200 in 2016 and 269 spots higher than the next-highest-ranked university in Alabama.
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October 29, 2016 Written by Matt Windsor
Priming the body to respond to immunotherapy with a new class of drugs: epigenetic modifiers.
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October 28, 2016
UAB faculty guide inmates in production of new radio drama series highlighting health issues in correctional facilitiesWritten by Tiffany Westry Womack
“Corrections” will air every Saturday at 7:30 a.m. for the next seven weeks on Birmingham radio station WJLD.
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October 28, 2016 Written by Bob Shepard
UAB is one of 13 universities participating in a summer learning experience in health care for students underrepresented in the health professions.
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October 28, 2016
Chamber Music @ AEIVA Nov. 17: UAB Music presents free concert, with exhibition “Luis Cruz Azaceta: War and Other Disasters”Written by Shannon Thomason
Tour the exhibition, enjoy refreshments, and hear music by Dmitri Shostakovich and Kurt Weill in this free collaboration by the Department of Music and the Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts.
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October 28, 2016
UAB researchers receive grant to study effects of Cialis on halogen gas-induced injury in pregnant womenWritten by Adam Pope
UAB researchers hope to establish Cialis as a therapeutic agent for pregnant women exposed to chlorine and bromine during industrial accidents or acts of terrorism.
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October 27, 2016 Written by Shannon Thomason
For “The Classics,” the UAB Gospel Choir will perform songs that have stood the test of time from artists Aretha Franklin, The Beautiful Zion Choir, Milton Brunson & The Thompson Community Singers, and more.
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The study combined all phase-three randomized controlled clinical trials comparing different novel oral blood thinners, left atrial appendage closure devices, known as WATCHMAN devices, and Coumadin (warfarin) for stroke prevention in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation.
By 2045, more than six billion people could be living in cities, raising questions about health, food access, the environment, transportation, and infrastructure. UAB researchers and students are responding with smart-growth solutions and putting them to the test in Birmingham. Find out where their ideas are making an impact.
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With backing from the school’s administration and the Barnes & Noble College operated bookstore, which is located within the University’s new student center, Gang Green is sure to get a lot of support, as well as amazing gear.
October 26, 2016 Written by Jeff Hansen
This study of cockroach-induced asthma and Enterobacter mirrors previous studies with fungus- and house dust mite-induced asthma, where neonatal vaccination with bacteria suppressed adult asthma.
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October 26, 2016 Written by Bob Shepard
A new national, multisite study, chaired by a UAB pulmonologist, shows that supplemental oxygen does not reduce mortality or hospitalization for COPD patients with moderately low levels of blood oxygen.
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October 26, 2016 Written by Shannon Thomason
Theatre UAB alumnus Luke Harlan, newly graduated from Yale School of Drama, returns to direct a provocative play that examines gender and power through the lens of the 17th century witchcraft trials in England.
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October 25, 2016
UAB Arts in Medicine, The Red Barn offer free self-care and creativity day for female veterans Oct. 30Written by Shannon Thomason
Female veterans can enjoy a free, relaxing day of outdoor fun with horses, art and activities with UAB teaching artists and the staff and volunteers of The Red Barn.
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UAB Alumni Society hosts its annual silent auction to raise money for UAB Scholarships.
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October 25, 2016 Written by Shannon Thomason
The Alys Stephens Center show provides an intimate portrait of military families both during deployment and after. Noah Galloway, Dr. Richard E. Powers, Susan Robinson and Matt Bein will discuss the challenges of military service in a post-show panel.
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October 25, 2016 Written by Bob Shepard
Finding your way around UAB Hospital and clinics will get easier with the addition of a new GPS-based, indoor wayfinding mobile app set to debut next summer.
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“Thus, these findings support ongoing calls for community development policies, urban planning, and zoning and transportation policies that address neighborhood socioeconomic contexts to improve residential environments in order to positively impact the health of the community members.”
None of the 11 works and an encore he presented at Reynolds-Kirschbaum Recital Hall could be considered out of the mainstream, yet this recital was anything but mundane.
October 24, 2016 Written by Bob Shepard
UAB psychologist Josh Klapow says the extremely polarized presidential campaign is playing havoc with longstanding friendships and relationships.
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October 24, 2016 Written by Tiffany Westry Womack
Author Dana Walrath will present a workshop and book reading Oct. 28 at UAB’s Hill Student Center.
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October 24, 2016
New study compares different approaches for stroke prevention in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillationWritten by Adam Pope
UAB doctors say stroke prevention treatments are not one-size-fits-all, and treatment options can be individualized using this hierarchical ranking.
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October 21, 2016 Written by Tyler Greer
An Alabama woman asked her primary care physician one question that may have saved her life — is it time for me to have a mammogram?
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October 21, 2016 Written by Shannon Thomason
Isabella Mak of Dothan and Eli Ussery of Columbus, Georgia, have been named Mr. and Ms. UAB, and Lakshmi Subramani of Madison and Daniel Alejandro Mendoza of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, were named first alternates.
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Those living in more advantaged neighborhoods are less likely to have a stroke than are their counterparts who live in less advantaged neighborhoods, according to a new study.
In nature, such enormous forces deep underground can transform volcanic ash into slate or carbon into diamonds.
October 19, 2016 Written by Shannon Thomason
The NAS will host the 2016-2017 UAB Tip-Off Party from 5:30-7 p.m. at Cahaba Brewing Co. The party is free for current NAS members and $5 for nonmembers.
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October 19, 2016 Written by Alicia Rohan
Those living in more advantaged neighborhoods are less likely to have a stroke than are their counterparts who live in less advantaged neighborhoods, according to a UAB study.
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October 18, 2016
Working under pressure: Diamond micro-anvils made by UAB will produce immense pressures to make new materialsWritten by Jeff Hansen
UAB researchers will use pressures greater than those found at the center of the Earth to create as yet unknown new materials.
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The BRAIN grant, a White House initiative for Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies, will fund UAB's ongoing research of neuromodulation, or deep brain stimulation.
Researchers in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Pediatrics found that Alabama parents living in suburban areas use cellphones in the speaker mode, read and send text messages, and surf the web slightly more often than parents in rural areas.
October 19, 2016 Written by Bob Shepard
James Bibb, a highly regarded scientist in neurology and cancer, will become the vice chair for Basic Research in UAB’s Department of Surgery.
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Donald Trump is not a liar. Nor is Hillary Clinton. Sure, they both lie. Yet, neither is a liar. Why?