Sixto Leal, M.D., Ph.D., was featured in the “Front(line) and Center” category in the Pathologist's 2021 Power List recognizing some of the most inspirational pathologists and laboratory medicine professionals in the U.S. in 2021.

The drug Vismodegib, tested in a breast cancer model, is an inhibitor of hedgehog signaling, a form of cell communication manipulated by the tumor microenvironment.

UAB will partner with the Alabama Department of Public Health, Alabama State Department of Education and local school districts to conduct individualized COVID-19 testing plans. The testing is free, voluntary and safe.

Christina J. Glenn is the first Doctor of Public Health with a concentration in biostatistics graduate from UAB’s School of Public Health.

After pursuing a degree piecemeal for 33 years, Jonathan Perz followed the footsteps of both his wife and his daughter to obtain a bachelor’s degree from UAB, becoming the family’s third UAB alumnus.
Adaptive radiation therapy allows for more precise treatment by fine-tuning the treatment regimen based on up-to-date imaging.
Two-time UAB alumna Angel Perez hopes to use the knowledge and skills she has learned to teach the next generation of vision scientists.
Ramona Bonner is earning her fifth degree 35 years after receiving her first one, all while fighting COVID-19 in rural Alabama.
Nationally renowned expert in COPD Mark Dransfield, M.D., has been the medical director of the UAB Lung Health Center since 2009.
The “Chop Shop” is for students on snare, tenors or bass drum. The one-day clinic will feature a full day of technique building, including a session with the 2021 UAB Drumline.
Edwin Aroke, Ph.D., will examine factors, including epigenetics, that play a role in chronic lower back pain in order to improve the quality of life for patients.
Public relations student Tehreem Khan is the first member of the PRSSA chapter at UAB to receive this sought-after scholarship from the national society, for her academic achievements. The award is given to just two students each year.
UAB’s soccer teams will host a free community event and scrimmage for local fans and youth Aug. 15.
Arshnoor Grewal and Banks Stamp will attend the Young Leaders Initiative in Washington, D.C., to connect with ambassadors and learn from other foreign policy experts.
UAB’s House Calls program is bringing COVID-19 vaccines to homebound patients and their eligible caregivers who live within 30-40 miles from UAB.
People respond to weight loss strategies in different ways, but typical studies test only one intervention at a time. UAB’s Drew Sayer is testing multiple strategies in a single study.
UAB students in the Honors College are equipping the next generation of scientists with cancer biology knowledge through hands-on experiments and interactive projects, helping to spread cancer awareness in Birmingham and surrounding communities.
UAB Hospital is home to the only accredited geriatric ED in Alabama, the first one in the Southeast and the 17th Level 1 geriatric ED in the world.
Jorge de la Torre, M.D., professor and director of the UAB Division of Plastic Surgery, will serve a one-year term as president of the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
UAB researchers found that death due to cardiovascular causes in the Southeastern U.S. is 16 percent higher than in the rest of the country, and an estimated 101,953 additional deaths need to be prevented by 2025 to bridge this gap.