At the center of this high-potential research is the Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance (ADDA), a unique collaboration between development teams at Southern Research and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The ADDA provides the infrastructure and support to expedite the search for new insights and treatments.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) National Alumni Society has announced the UAB Excellence in Business Top 25 Class for 2015.
UAB proved the adage 'age ain't nothing but a number' right, downing veteran -laden Western Kentucky in thrilling fashion Thursday night to advance to move on in the 2015 Conference USA men's basketball tournament.
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This year alone, one billion smartphones are predicted to be sold. Yes kids that’s a 1 with nine zeroes behind it. That’s nearly twice as many the numbers of personal devices, according to an infographic generated by the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Online Masters in Management Information Systems.
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While internships have become an essential component of the job search process, landing one that provides you with the experience you need is easier said than done.
“You really can’t predict what kind of pain someone has with chronic pancreatitis based upon the CT scan,” C. Mel Wilcox, MD, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, told Healio Gastroenterology.
Faisal Shuaib, M.D., Dr.P.H., who led successful Ebola containment efforts in Nigeria, has been appointed to a six-man independent expert committee.
The Viva Health Starlight Gala is the biggest fundraiser of the year for UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $125 and include a reception. Call 205-975-2787.
It’s a robot with the soul of an artist. The R2 PaintBot, conceived by UAB engineering students and financed through the Crowdfunding at UAB initiative, is designed to paint murals all across Birmingham in concert with the Magic City Mural Collective.
Tollefsbol will donate the $5,000 award to a graduate student award fund.
A new comprehensive textbook on neurological diseases and conditions from the desk of a UAB neuroscientist will be available this spring.

As the highest-ranking civil rights officer in the DOJ, Gupta will offer her perspective and ideas on civil rights issues. A question-and-answer session will follow.

The evening will feature California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio performing arrangements of classical works and innovative takes on rock standards.

UAB African American Faculty Association hosts book talk with author of “The A.G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham: A Civil Rights Landmark.”

Anthony Fasano, author of “Engineer Your Own Success: 7 Key Elements to Creating an Extraordinary Engineering Career” will speak March 19.



UAB’s new Hugh Kaul Personalized Medicine Institute is translating cutting-edge discoveries about gene-drug interactions into the real world of patient care.
Another study, published in 2011 by University of Alabama at Birmingham scientists, found a 10 per cent spike in the risk of heart attacks in the 48 hours following spring forward.
A history of psychedelic drug use is associated fewer suicidal thoughts, planning and attempts, according to survey results analyzed by Johns Hopkins and the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
In a small but promising study, researchers were able to predict which human subjects had an autism spectrum disorder and which did not following three different measures of the brain.
The business world divides salespeople into hunters and farmers. Hunters generate sales by prospecting for new business; farmers generate sales by maintaining and enhancing existing customer relationships.
The total cost of the project is $26.5 million and would give the facility a total of 16 operating rooms. Callahan Eye Hospital CEO Brian Spraberry said the expansion is to accommodate an increasing number of patients and surgeries.
UAB Hospital receives 2015 Women’s Choice Award and is named one of America’s Best Breast Centers. 
A futures trading team from UAB proves investment savvy in simulated trading competition, placing first among U.S. institutions and second among all in the international competition.
National award recognizes Roussel for innovative and outstanding preparation and advocacy of clinical nurse leaders.
UAB National Alumni Society announces Excellence in Business Top 25 Class of 2015.
The April 18 workshop activities are designed to help improve the quality of life for young breast cancer survivors and their loved ones through education, personal support and networking.
This interdisciplinary symposium will highlight different areas of research from across campus.
UAB ophthalmologists are racing to save our sight. While the number of Americans with glaucoma could double by 2050, UAB’s team of specialists and scientists is expanding knowledge about the disease. Discover how expert care, clever inventions, and engineering ingenuity could lead to early detection and new treatments in UAB Magazine.
Internships are today’s entry-level jobs, and at least 65 percent of students who intern receive job offers. Here are pointers on how to secure one.
School of Health Professions’ master’s in health administration program moves up three spots to No. 2 in the United States.
The commission will present awards for 2015’s Outstanding Women and present a free lecture by leadership expert Betsy Myers.
Anne Marie Corgill, 2015 Alabama Teacher of the Year, has been named one of four finalists for National Teacher of the Year.
Harvey Makadon, M.D., director of the National LGBT Health Education Center at the Fenway Institute, will be at UAB on March 11.
There is little evidence demonstrating that health information exchanges help to reduce costs or improve the quality of care, according to a new study.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is studying the use of cannabidiol oil in adults at UAB Hospital and a pediatric study of the oil at Children's of Alabama.
The online bachelor's degree program in accounting at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) was picked as the best in the nation by the web site bestschools.org.
Babies treated for symptomatic cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection for six months, instead of the standard six weeks, have better hearing and developmental outcomes, according to a new study.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has launched two studies of cannabidiol oil, or CBD oil, as a treatment for severe, intractable seizures. The two studies, an adult study at UAB and a pediatric study at Children’s of Alabama, were authorized by the Alabama Legislature in 2014 by legislation known as Carly’s Law.
Rajesh Kana, Ph.D., of the University of Alabama at Birmingham and colleagues are the first to combine three different measures of the brain — anatomy, the connectivity between different brain regions, and levels of a neurochemical — to distinguish people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) from matched, typically developing peers.
Dr. Michael Saag -- director of the Center for AIDS Research at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) — has been named to the nine-member editorial board of Physicians' Life, a new upscale consumer magazine for doctors, according to a recent news release from the publishers.
Patients with gout are at significantly high risk for developing cardiovascular disease, with the likelihood being greater for women, a large retrospective study found.
The explosion caused a small leak of helium, which cools the inside of the machine and can be dangerous in a closed area. The area was subsequently ventilated and made safe.
An aging population and the Affordable Care Act will bring tens of millions of Americans into the health system during the next 10 years, and an industry report estimates a shortage of up to 90,000 doctors as a result.
The claim is that older drivers are worse drivers and therefore cause the most fatal wrecks. And with nearly 25 percent of the county's 172,000 residents older than 65, it figures that the older age bracket is responsible for more fatal crashes.
At this time, autism diagnosis is based on behavior. Kana’s multimodal neuroimaging-based classification is a step toward a possible biomarker for autism and possibly diagnosing autism at an early age, perhaps as early as 6 months, when the brain is very plastic and intervention might be more effective.
Match Day, when fourth-year medical students learn their residency assignments, is March 20 in the Alabama Theater.
The 15th annual UAB School of Medicine art show kicks off March 17.
A gift from AT&T made possible a pilot program to improve writing skills at Parker High School.

UAB Collat School of Business researcher breaks new ground on ways to increase sales profits.

5K Color Run hosted by Oak Mountain High School students to raise money for cancer research at UAB.
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