The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars program award will support the doctoral studies of Jacqueline Bui and Anna Hoenig.
James Landis’ personal cardiologist says his 88-year-old patient’s heart went from roaring like a freight train to humming like a fine-tuned engine after procedure.
A lack of basic writing skills is a problem faced by many of Lawson’s peers across the country, in part, due to living in a world of text messaging and Twitter shorthand. But a collaboration between Parker High School and the University of Alabama at Birmingham is addressing writing skills and college readiness.
“We have increasingly become aware that the disruption of blood flow in the brain can increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease,” lead researcher Dr. Erik Roberson, an associate professor of neurology.
The best breathing tube for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is the subject of UAB-led national study.
An expected 2,607 students will graduate in summer/fall 2015. The commencement ceremonies will take place at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Bartow Arena.
Not long after former UAB star and then-Illinois State assistant Torrey Ward was killed in a plane crash, Blazers head coach Jerod Haase and his staff would see reminders of respect for Ward at recruiting events.
Experts say they do not know whether efforts to prevent diabetes have finally started to work, or if the disease has simply peaked in the population.
If it remains very high over time with multiple measurements, there is no mistaking the diagnosis of hypertension.
Scientific breakthroughs can change the world—but only if they can break out of the lab first. Students in UAB’s biotechnology master’s program capitalize on UAB discoveries by translating them into new medical treatments and potential start-up companies. See how a mix of scientific knowledge and business sense helps them do it.
Baby Friendly USA has recognized UAB Hospital’s efforts to educate and support breastfeeding mothers.
Artist Enrique Martínez Celaya creates works concerned with the complexity of human experience that reflect on questions of ethics and authenticity and allude to memory, loss, exile, love and longing.
Hundreds of the top physicians in the nation practice at the UAB Health System, according to the latest edition of the Best Doctors in America®.
Moneyham was elected to the position in October and will continue in her role as president-elect of the Alabama League for Nursing.
UAB Research Administration carefully invests to keep investigators competitive in an era of tight grant funding.
Approximately 600 students apply for the Hertz Fellowship each year; only 15 percent are invited for a first-round interview.
Kasman, professor of piano, will be a soloist with Saratov Philharmonic Orchestra in the performance of Nikolai Medtner’s Piano Concerto No. 2 op. 50 on Sunday, Dec. 6.
The UAB Undiagnosed Diseases Program, designed to help find answers for rare medical conditions, now has a clinic in Children’s of Alabama.
Annual Gift of Sight events provide eye exams and glasses for the uninsured in need.
UAB surgeons patched mitral and tricuspid valve leaks, which eliminated Terry Maddox’s fluid retention and got her congestive heart failure to drop from a Class 4 to Class 1.
A drug that might help older adults regrow muscle is under investigation at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. UAB is recruiting healthy adults age 65 and older for a study combining strength training exercise with the anti-diabetes drug metformin.
Buildup of the amyloid beta protein clumps could harm the brain in multiple ways, according to a team from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
They suggest people with other types of infections and identical gene mutations also may be prone to the disorder, known as reactive HLH (rHLH), or hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.
Winter is coming — are you ready? Prepare for the worst with handy checklists from UAB Emergency Management for home, office and car.
A UAB/Children’s of Alabama/Cincinnati Children’s study finds genetic risk for fatal inflammatory disorder linked to viral infection.
Fond memories of chemotherapy nurses make 15-year-old Pell City High School student want to become one.
Skip the mall by shopping for an array of UAB goodies, all while helping support the university’s programs, scholarships, departments and faculty.
A diabetes drug combined with exercise may help older adults regrow muscle, and UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine is investigating.
The Alzheimer’s plaques that accumulate around brain cells also congregate along the walls of blood vessels, according to UAB research, and that may contribute to cognitive issues.
UAB students selected for Marshall Scholarship and Rhodes Scholarship in back-to-back years.
Newest results show the UAB School of Nursing is the most successful pre-licensure program of its size in Alabama.
When Brad Spencer, CEO of Blondin Bioscience, a University of Alabama at Birmingham-related startup, called to let us know he was ready to apply for accounting compliance assistance through the Alabama Launchpad Phase 0 program, you could hear the excitement in his voice.
Citing a study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Health Professions, the task force found that expanding Medicaid would provide coverage for 290,000 Alabamians, including 185,000 who are currently employed.
A collaboration between Pillay’s lab and the animal care specialists at the Birmingham Zoo found one: a composite fiberglass and carbon fiber band and resin, which looks and acts like a permanent plaster cast.
In the past, when elephants have cracked their tusks, steel bands encircle the fissure to keep the tooth together — which is what the zoo asked Brian Pillay, a University of Alabama at Birmingham engineer to do.
Mechanical engineering professor Dean Sicking has set up shop at Barber Motorsports Park to test different kinds of impact on equipment for the first time using crash test dummies.
HudsonAlpha opens a genomics clinic in Huntsville, part of a collaboration with UAB and Children’s of Alabama.
When Bulwagi’s veterinarians asked University of Alabama at Birmingham scientist Brian Pillay to machine a ring, Pillay decided instead to tackle the problem with materials science. He designed an industrial-strength composite material to act like a brace—a lighter, stronger way to stabilize the crack.
UAB Writers’ Series continues with reading by author Nina Revoyr.

The UAB Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibition represents the culmination of a diverse and intensive program of undergraduate study. A free closing reception is planned for 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11.

Seating is first-come, first-served for this free event; ASC members may reserve premium seating and enjoy a free reception. This sneak preview is presented in conjunction with Alabama Public Television.

A one-night-only student showcase, the exhibition will feature the work of Department of Art and Art History students from ARS 495/595: The Collected Narrative class.

UAB’s David Allison, Ph.D., has been named to a prestigious fellowship with the American Heart Association for his work in nutrition and obesity.
Renowned safety scientist Dean Sicking, Ph.D., is using high-tech dummies to tackle football's head-injury epidemic. In a unique facility, the Engineering professor and his team are precisely re-creating the game's collisions in order to improve helmet design.
The UAB Jazz Ensemble carries on Birmingham’s long jazz tradition through practice and performance. Bandleader and Assistant Professor Steven Roberts, DMA, talks about the key attributes of a jazz musician and the evolution of the award-winning ensemble.
The accounting student organization will receive an award dedicated to fostering quality education in accounting.
A resin developed at the Materials Processing and Applications Development center is replacing the metal ring typically used to prevent cracks from furthering down an elephant’s tusk.
Changes in routine, including elaborate plans or scheduling special events, can have an adverse effect on someone suffering from any form of dementia.
UAB Health System CEO William Ferniany, Ph.D., has been recognized on the Becker’s Hospital Review “130 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs To Know.”
Start with satellite cells. These are stem cells within your muscles that provide extra nuclei, giving them a more powerful growth stimulus.
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